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App to bring Nelson history to life
An augmented reality history-sharing app is being developed to share the Nelson-Tasman region’s history and stories.
Groupon brings free iPad App to NZ
Groupon has revealed the debut of the popular Groupon iPad app in New Zealand, as well as other mobile updates that make life easier for shoppers.
NZ business embracing mobile banking as demand for apps rise
ASB claims its new Mobile Business app has seen a "remarkable uptake" in its first few weeks as business customers adopt the convenience of business banking on the go.
Android App Review: Red Bull TV
Red Bull TV is a free app that extends the ‘Red Bull is extreme’ brand by bringing snowboarding and dance music videos to your phone.
Westpac Smart Watch app goes live
Westpac New Zealand releases first integrated mobile banking app for a SmartWatch device, available exclusively on the Sony SmartWatch.
App brings surgery to smart phones
Students, aspiring surgeons and serious gamers can now use their iPhone to try their hand at surgery using the new Bonedoc app from the University of Otago.
Pandora debuts new tablet experience for Android
Pandora has today released a new version of the company’s app built specifically for Android tablets, aptly named Pandora 5.0.
Android App Review: 100+ Horror Stories
With Halloween almost here I thought I’d do a horror-themed review this week (spooky apps are easier to find than Labour Day-related ones).
Apple's Cook takes swipe at "confused" Microsoft
"Our competition is confused. They’re turning tablets into PCs and PCs into tablets. Who knows what they’re going to do next?"
Apple revels in Cupertino's "biggest day for apps"
Tech giant reveals a new range of iWork and iLife apps - in what Cupertino is describing as "the biggest day for apps in Apple’s history."
Apple unveils free OS X Mavericks update
Apple has today announced that OS X Mavericks, the 10th major release of Cupertino's most advanced desktop operating system, is available free from the Mac App Store.
Good Technology reports significant growth in enterprise applications adoption
Total device activations for the quarter rose nearly 60 percent from the same time last year, indicating that the rise of mobility continues to grow at a staggering pace.
Android App Review: Go Team
I’ll be upfront: this app is not aimed at people like me, because I don’t see the appeal. I have only a mild interest in rugby and even less in the commercial hype around it.
New sports picking app engages audiences
A digital brand engagement tool developed in New Zealand and officially adopted by the All Blacks and NZ Rugby is attracting attention in marketing circles.
Lack of corporate investment in enterprise mobility
Despite organisations embracing mobile devices for business as a top priority, only 29% have tested how well their core applications actually work on mobile devices.
Westpac set for first SmartWatch banking app
Westpac New Zealand is poised to release the first integrated mobile banking app for a SmartWatch device.
Android version of mobile safety tool launched
Students walking home from school alone and teachers working late at school now have a new tool to get them home safe.
Android App Review: Hair Removal - Free games
I know sometimes in these reviews I’m mean to app games that are poorly thought out, lazily made, or cynically designed to manipulate you into looking at ads or buying more stuff.
Gartner's Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2014 - Part 1
"Companies should look to make deliberate decisions about these technologies during the next two years."
Android App Review: Dick Smith NZ (Beta)
Remember when the internet became so important that if you had a shop, you also had to have a website.
Right on Cue, Apple chases Google with app acquisition
Rumours coming out of Cupertino claim Apple has acquired personal assistant iPhone app Cue in a bid to challenge Google Now on Android.
ASB extends mobile banking wave to business customers
ASB launches dedicated ASB Mobile Business app, giving business customers the flexibility to perform critical finance functions from anywhere, any time.
Android App Review: Tapastic
Tapastic is an alternative to the Comixology app, which lets you buy and read digital comics on smartphones.
Health craze to kickstart smartphone surge
Interest in smartphone-based fitness and mHeath devices is set to explode within the next five years…