Technology news from the future
Hands-on review: Intel Core i7-8700K
Is upgrading to Intel’s 8th generation of CPUs a worthwhile investment? FutureFive’s Darren Price takes a look at the Intel Core i7-8700K.
Google marks 20th anniversary with glimpse of what's ahead
This Friday marks Google’s 20th anniversary – and to celebrate the company has taken a trip down memory lane - as well as a trip into the future of Search.
Hands-on review: Valkyria Chronicles 4 enters the battlefield
Sega has finally released a sequel to home consoles again with Valkyria Chronicles 4. Will fans of the strategy RPG genre like this new entry?
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Azure used to ‘learn’ when epilepsy patients will have a seizure
A new project is using data analytics and machine learning to predict when a patient will have a seizure and warn them in advance.
Marvel's Spider-Man comes to Garmin's kids fitness tracker
Encouraging kids to become active and stay active from an early age is something that Garmin is taking seriously.
Young Enterprise & BP launch STEM scholarship for students
Young Enterprise and BP are two companies behind the encouragement and has now launched a new scholarship programme for year 12 and 13 students who take STEM subjects.
Cybersecurity for dummies: How to minimise the risk of data loss
"The value of the data you cannot touch is more than the price of the device you can hold."
Hands-on review: FIFA 19 - the winning formula is back
25 years since EA Sports’ inaugural FIFA game, they’re still doing what they do best - producing a game that’s loved by football fans all around the world.
Sony is bringing back the 90s memories with PlayStation Classic
Is that a PlayStation Classic in your pocket, or….
Keeping your smart home safe in the world of IoT
The malware Mirai attacked tens of thousands of IP cameras and Wi-Fi routers. Bad user habits, such as some users never changing the default passwords, also pave the way for attackers to gain easy access.
Ola launches new ridesharing service in NZ
Ola’s app includes emergency features including an emergency button that helps passengers instantly share ride information with friends and family.
Hands-on review: Lenovo HX06, The fitness band that won’t break the bank
Whether you are an athlete, someone who is interested in any form of physical activity, or simply wanting to keep track of your activity level for health reasons, then look no further than the Lenovo HX06.
Lexar's back in business following Longsys acquisition
Lexar is back and heading into full production mode over the next few months, and will once again be shipping globally to major retailers in Asia Pacific, EMEA, and North America.
Cyber threat spotlight: Kiwis report more, lose less in Q2
CERT NZ’s April-June 2018 Quarterly Report suggests that cyber threats – and the amount of people who are reporting them – are once again on the rise, and fewer people are losing money.
Hands-on review: Corsair Carbide Spec-06 Mid-Tower gaming case
Even if you totally suck as a gamer, your friends will be too distracted by the quality of your tower to notice.
Plantronics adds five new products across the BackBeat FIT and BackBeat GO lines
Those of you who need your tunes whether you’re working out or waiting for the next flight will be pricking your ears with interest right now.
Domain Name Commission wins lawsuit against US intelligence firm DomainTools
"The ruling temporarily puts to an end DomainTools’ bulk harvesting of .nz domain holders’ personal information and selling that data for a profit."
Hands-on review: Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4-3000 RAM
Micron’s Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4-3000 is designed to offer top quality memory for gaming at a reasonable cost.
Another yarn with Unravel Two
Two’s company in this delightful sequel to Coldwood Interactive’s acclaimed platformer.
Game review: NBA 2K19 steps onto the court
NBA 2K19 is not as predatory as NBA 2K18 although the MyCareer mode is still a huge grind. No matter how long you play the game, virtual currency is everywhere and you need to earn it in order to increase the statistics for your player.
Hands-on review: Shadow of the Tomb Raider
Following on from 2015’s Rise of the Tomb Raider, the English archaeologist and her Kiwi companion, Jonah, find themselves in Mexico on the trail of the mysterious organisation, Trinity.
How gaming graphics changed the world: Nvidia AI Conference Sydney
The Singularity, the hypothetical moment in time when artificial intelligence becomes capable of recursive self-improvement, could radically change human civilisation almost overnight.
Apple Watch Series 4 offers fall detection and emergency alerts
Apple is now up to Series 4 of the Apple Watch, and this time the company has opted to boost fitness capabilities to the point where the watch can detect hard falls and detect if you have a heart condition.
Apple unleashes iPhone XR, Xs, and Xs Max
Tech enthusiasts and general Apple fans won’t have to venture too far in any direction before they encounter the word iPhone today, as Apple unveils three different new iPhones and a new Apple Watch today.
Our new look: A user experience revolution and a stronger content focus
We’re excited about how this new look reflects what we believe in delivering.
Sony's at it again with a new line of audio and TV goodies
If you’re a fan of Sony products this month brings good news for you as a new range of products hits the shelves.
Game review: Broforce gets Switched
Devolver Digital’s seminal retro-shooter, Broforce, brings its awesomeness to the Nintendo Switch.
How to use AI to optimise customer experiences
“Personalisation must be at the core of every customer experience and if it isn’t, brands risk losing customer loyalty and business."
ESET cautions mobile gamers to check their games are safe
Whether on iOS or Android, downloadable games inevitably come with more security risks.
New Zealand outpacing global smart TV adoption
"Hardware vendors can get ahead by articulating the value of connectivity between their televisions and other smart devices to their potential customers."
Hands-on review:The xFyro xS2 wireless earbuds
You’d be forgiven for mistaking the charging case for a top-of-the-range vape pen, or even a futuristic cigar case.