Soul Machines creates digital human for skincare firm SK-II
Meet YUMI, a digital human that can help sort out skincare needs.
Hands-on review: DJI Osmo Pocket
Desktop and mobile searches vastly different, new study shows
Is the pain of resetting passwords finally over?
NZ's broadband is reliable enough to stream video, says ComCom study
Kiwi 'Gen Zers' crave learning & development in their jobs
Push a button, get a flight - Uber Air is coming to Melbourne
Ubisoft's Watch Dogs: Legion is gonna create havoc in London
It’s the day Watch Dogs fans have been waiting for.
New iPadOS powers unique experiences designed for iPad
“iPadOS delivers exciting features, including a new Home screen with widgets, more powerful multitasking and new tools."
LG gears up for 8K OLED TV launch
LG’s new 8K OLED TV is now on sale in South Korea, but those in other parts of the world will have to wait a little longer to get their hands on the 88-inch TV set.
Air NZ soaring high for third consecutive year as NZ’s most attractive employer
Air New Zealand was recognised for its financial health, use of the latest technology and strong reputation.
NZ's education sector must move fast to support edtech
New Zealand’s education sector needs to face up to automation and the way it will affect people’s jobs in years to come – and it needs to move quickly to do so.
Apple’s new Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR
Apple introduced the all-new Mac Pro, a redesigned workstation for pros.
Enable celebrates 100,000th connection as Rugby World Cup nears
Enable, Christchurch's fibre broadband provider, has now connected its 100,000th customer to its network, doubling the number of households and businesses connected to ultra-fast fibre broadband in less than two years.
Renewed concerns over use of personal data, according to survey
“There is wide appeal for more permissions over how organisations access their identity data, and the choice to view and manage this in one secure place."
Chorus announces full HD streaming support in time for Rugby World Cup
“Our preparations in advance of the Rugby World Cup mean there will be no buffering on our modern network despite the anticipated volume of simultaneous HD video streams.”
So you want to build a viral app: Tips from an industry guru
Plenty of people hope their app will make them rich, but only a few apps ever make it.
Hands-on review: The ultimate gaming mouse set-up
Recently I had the opportunity to get hands-on with two very exciting Corsair products
Games in review: The amazing versatility of Nintendo characters
Darren Price tales a look at Mario Tennis Aces and Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition.
Vodafone begins Voice over LTE (4G) rollout, a first for NZ
Vodafone has introduced VoLTE (4G) sites throughout Auckland’s North Shore. This is the first VoLTE offering in New Zealand, and the first of a nationwide approach for Vodafone.
Breach checking website Have I Been Pwned is up for grabs
The man behind the popular breach checking website Have I Been Pwned is stepping down from his esteemed post as sole manager of the site.
Scams rampant on dating websites and apps
Romance scams are popular because they prey on vulnerable people looking for love, and the victims want to believe what they are reading and seeing, which causes them to forget basic protection from scams."
University of Waikato's Cyber Challenge kicks off
"There is a definite shortage of cyber security professionals in the industry and through the cyber security challenge, we hope to create a more aware and cyber-ready generation in the face of the growing cyber security threats."
IRD shuts down fraudulent direct debit scam
“We’re working with the police and banks to investigate further and anyone who has been left out of pocket will be reimbursed."
Game review: Blood & Truth (PlayStation VR)
SIE London Studio releases VR action-movie inspired cockney crime caper, Blood & Truth for PlayStation VR. FutureFive’s Darren Price takes a butcher’s.
New Kiwi app looks to reduce food waste
We all have a part to play in making better choices to reduce our environmental impact and technology can help us with that.”
PC game review: Observation
Observation casts players in the unusual role of the on-board space station AI, called S.A.M. As the game starts the AI is rebooting after an incident of some sort. There’s very little in the way of hints as to what to do. And this makes sense, as S.A.M.’s memory cores have been damaged.
Hands-on review: Elgato’s HD60 S revolutionises game capture
Streaming your gameplay is easier than ever and all it takes is a click of your mouse.
Volvo and Uber team up to deliver self-driving vehicle
Uber and Volvo Cars entered a joint engineering agreement in 2016 and have since developed several prototypes aimed at accelerating the companies' self-driving car development.