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Superheros help students learn sight words
New app uses the world of superheros to help students learn the most common sight words.
Android App Review: Nun Attack Run & Gun
I’m not going to lie, "Nun Attack" might be my new favourite two-word phrase.
Android App Review: Todoist
Do you have trouble remembering to do things? No, me neither. But if we did, we’d probably get our phones to remind us, right?
Innovative technology brings Rob Thomas campaign to life
An independent candidate for Auckland Council in New Zealand is engaging with voters through an innovative virtual campaign.
Android App Review: Google Play Music
It had to happen sooner or later. Another company has any sort of technological success so Google either sets up in competition against them or simply swallows them whole.
Classroom apps developed by teachers
Teachers are using their knowledge and expertise to develop apps for the classroom.
Android App Review: Virtual Dentist Surgery
The problem with Virtual Dentist Surgery for me is that the gameplay isn’t really gameplay...
Can new Facebook app stop young suicides?
R U OK? app aims to help more young people reflect on the difference that conversations can make to friends who might be struggling.
Android App Review: Infinite Design
The first thing that Infinite Design presents you with when it opens is a quick run-down of how it works.
Android App Review: Death Drive
This app is an ugly, broken, thrown-together embarrassment made for the sole purpose of exposing people to ads and gouging out what little cash they can.
Microsoft: The limits of Google’s openness
Microsoft takes aim at long-time rival Google, questioning the company's decision to once again block the YouTube app for Windows Phone.
Microsoft extends apps ahead of Windows 8.1 launch
After revealing Windows 8.1 will begin rolling out worldwide in New Zealand, Microsoft will also expand the base of apps and services that come in-box with the software.
Android App Review: Stick Fighter
I’d love to make cartoons but I’m lazy. So if there was an app that let me make basic animations on my phone, that’d be great. Right?
Top tips to avoid explosive rises in IT asset costs
CIOs continue to include "reducing the cost of IT" among their top three business priorities, yet IT asset cost optimisation remains a growing concern
Air New Zealand launches mobile booking service
Customers can now book domestic tickets on the fly, straight from their smartphone’s web browser or via the airline’s mobile travel app - mPass.
Kiwi app ‘Get Home Safe’ aims to save lives
New Zealand’s first guardian angel app ‘Get Home Safe’ hopes to keep Kiwis safe across the country.
Marine life app makes school trips interactive
School trips to the beach have just become more interactive thanks to a new app from Auckland Museum.
Android App Review: G Cloud Backup
It used to be that if you lost your phone the only way to get your contacts back was to put a "help lost my phone send me your number" plea on Facebook.
DIY apps being built by schools
An Auckland school has built a simple mobile web-app to connect with parents.
Can Xbox One run WinRT apps?
WinRT looks set to run on the next-gen Xbox One, according to online rumours emerging today…
Android joins the Office 365 app party
After delivering a brand new version of Office Mobile, preinstalled on all Windows Phone 8 devices, as well as an app for iPhone, Android finally joins the Microsoft party.
For your thighs only… first Google Glass Porn released
Porn superstars each don a device to record the first-ever, two-way POV Glass porn. Warning: RT 18.
The future of TV is here…
Television and the way we watch it are undergoing a monumental change as software developers turn their hand to the creation of innovative, useful and user-friendly TV apps.
Top 10 tips for avoiding app rejection
There can be nothing more frustrating than sweating for hours developing your app for public consumption only to have it rejected by an app store.