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Will Messenger create an AI overlord? Facebook expands on its artificial intelligence partners
Facebook has acquired another artificial intelligence startup, to help Messenger build a more elaborate virtual assistant for users...
Rats, robots and gloomy skies: Travel back to London 1892 for an epic virtual reality adventure
"It is much bigger and much more ambitious than the experience we originally set out to make.”
Peter Jackson teams up with Apple to create augmented reality experiences
Jackson’s Wellington company, WingNut Film Productions revealed the first taste of what they have been working on...
4.5G might become irrelevant faster than you think: Apple granted license to test 5G networks
Apple conducts trials as 5G broadband looms on the horizon...
Get me out of this car! NZ Airshow averts traffic disaster by utilizing built-in Bluetooth
We all know the frustration of travelling to and from major events, this is how the Royal New Zealand Air Force avoided a traffic disaster...
Artificial intelligence and robots draw hundreds of Kiwi entrepreneurs to innovation event
The event featured a stellar line-up of established and emerging innovators...
Focus young Padawan: Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training is back
The game designed to give everyone’s memory a rigorous workout is back...
The new GoPro app pulls footage from your camera to create video clips automatically
“QuikStories is the simple storytelling solution our customers have been dreaming about for years..."
Turn your finger into a smartphone: The world’s first voice operated smart-ring
ORII uses bone conduction to send sound along your finger and into your ear...
Become part of the rugby match: The new app that lets you get up-close with the Vodafone Warriors
“With a flick of your thumb, you can rewind any of the eight camera angles back by 30 seconds to get a replay..."
Data-junkies saddle up, USB transfer speeds are doubling
USB 3.2-equipped laptops and external drives could reach speeds of 20 gigabits per second...
We want to download faster! Australia’s first Gigatown
Australians believe they are getting a raw deal on Wi-Fi when compared to what Kiwis have...
The government steps up: New Zealand emissions targets may become legally binding
“Making our climate targets legally binding would ensure ongoing investment in clean energy..."
Is that a painting or a television? Samsung launches The Frame TV in New Zealand
Showcased at the Louvre in Paris, The Frame introduces a new way to experience TV...
Will autonomous vehicles make us insane? Research discovers some consumers aren’t too keen on self-driving cars
According to an MIT study, public trust in full automation appears to be declining...
The end is nigh: Adobe to disable Flash Player by 2020
Browser vendors are integrating capabilities once provided by plugins directly, given this progress, Adobe has decided to end the life of Flash...
Kiwi developers promise the next big AR game, will it steal the crown from Pokemon Go?
UnderVerse is the first mobile game in the world that combines RPG elements with augmented reality and GPS...
The ultimate driver-touchscreen: NZ researchers develop new smart-car technology
A University of Canterbury academic team has been given the green light to research better in-vehicle touchscreens...
The sky is falling! Keep an eye out for drones plummeting from the heavens
Several drone users have complained that their UAVs are losing power mid-flight...
Capture the world in 360-degrees: Facebook launches its Live-360 program
Facebook launched its new Live-360 program, which allows users to stream 360-degree footage to Facebook with immense ease...
New Zealand’s renewable energy expertise is in worldwide demand
New Zealand’s renewable energy expertise is in worldwide demand as our development programme continues to help Pacific Island nations...
New Zealand plans to power remote Pacific communities with renewable technology
A coalition of NZ based clean energy companies have decided to tackle the power insecurity that many remote Pacific communities face...
No power? No problem: Kiwi electric vehicle owners aren’t afraid of getting stranded
The poll found that 72% of Kiwi EV drivers experience only occasional range anxiety...
SSDo’s and Don’ts: How to install your SSD drive
If you’re a first-time SSD installer, there’s no need to fear, Crucial NZ has published a three-part process to installation...