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Intel processor vulnerabilities: What you need to know about Meltdown and Spectre
Desktops, laptops, and smartphones running on vulnerable processors can be exposed to unauthorized access and information theft.
Apple confirms that macOS and iOS are vulnerable to Meltdown bugs
These bugs apply to all modern processors and affect nearly all computing devices and operating systems...
Auckland Night Noodle Market goes cashless
There will be an estimated 400,000 individual transactions across the events in Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington...
Apple reveals their picks for the most popular apps, music and movies of 2017
Apple has unveiled its 2017 charts and trends, celebrating the most popular apps, music, movies...
Samsung and Apple struggle to fend off fierce new market competitors
“Samsung’s performance continues to deteriorate, with its shares in China now down to just 2.2%..."
Gartner: solid growth for top 5 global smartphone vendors
All of the top five smartphone vendors achieved double-digit growth apart from Apple.
Hands-on review: How the iPad Pro 10.5 took over my life
The iPad Pro 10.5 replaced nearly every other device in my life...
Apple addresses serious root access vulnerability in latest MacOS High Sierra update
Apple has been quick to address the major CVE-2017-13872 security flaw in its macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 operating system.
The Internet of Everything: Six ways you can prepare for the IoT job boom
According to recent forecasts by Gartner, more than 20.4 billion devices are expected to be connected by 2020.
Apple retakes the lead in the smart watch race
Apple retook the lead in the wearable band market in Q3 2017...
Smartphone market up 2.7% as more affordable models dominate
Smartphone vendors may be launching their high-end flagships in abundance, but it’s more affordable models that will drive the market.
Four out of five key tablet vendors see growth - but market still declines
Growth for four of the top five tablet vendors has failed to stop the tablet decline as a critical crossroad for detachable tablets looms.
Microsoft’s new Surface Pro with LTE seeks to eject MacBook Pro
Microsoft recently revealed its new Surface Pro with LTE that enables continuous connectivity anywhere.
Apple acquires NZ wireless charging developer PowerbyProxi
Earlier this year, Apple gave a sneak peek of AirPower, an Apple-designed wireless charging accessory coming in 2018.
Hands-on review: The Rain Design MStand
The stand is very cleverly designed and very aesthetically pleasing to look at...
Apple & GE team up to bring industrial IoT apps to iPhones
These apps will give industrial operators more insight and visibility into the performance of their equipment and operations right from their iPhone.
Independent workers in luck as Dropbox unveils new product
“In this new world, it’s critical to deliver a phenomenal first impression, every time.”
Kantar reveals that Samsung remains the king of smartphones
"Samsung took full advantage of the weeks just before the iPhone 8 and iPhone X were released..."
Business demand not enough to prevent further PC market declines
Steady business demand isn't enough to starve off a declining PC market according to the latest figures from Gartner.
HP winner in better than expected Q3 PC market
The traditional PC market has clocked a better than expected result Q3, with HP logging a ‘notable’ growth thanks to big wins in Asia Pacific.
Tumbling Android tablet sales drag down Aussie market
Microsoft may have lost the smartphone battle, but it’s gaining share in the Australian tablet market according to new Telstye research.
Apple's army – 1 in 5 AU iPhone users wouldn’t switch to Android for $1m
New research has revealed the depths AU millenials would go to in order to afford the iPhone X - including giving up avocado on toast for two years!
Alexa, how much are you worth? $6 billion apparently
“With high profile brands like Samsung, Apple and Philips getting in on the action, consumers are becoming attuned to the benefits..."
Apple's EFI firmware updates leave systems vulnerable
Apple’s pre-boot EFI firmware in many of its devices is causing concern amongst security researchers at Duo.