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Huawei's AI-powered storybook app for deaf children
Huawei Australia has launched an AI-powered app designed to improve the reading experience for children who are deaf and hard of hearing.
Homegrown stress relief app to be launched next year
Researchers at the University of Auckland and an Auckland-based creative agency are working together to create a ‘world first’ app that they believe will help with stress relief.
Tether: The Kiwi startup fighting back against cold, damp homes
“Mould and mildew are the new asbestos. But unlike asbestos, detecting the presence – or conditions that encourage growth – of mould and mildew is nearly impossible."
Hands-on review: Dyson Pure Cool Purifying Fan
After less than a week my nose is clear, my eyes are shiny, and my coat is glossy.
Student app Niesh gets $1m funding windfall
“We’re a data driven company, and we’re using what we know to benefit students and the companies giving them rewards, discounts, and jobs,” explains co-founder Jae Yoo.
NZ-grown fitness app draws on augmented reality
“I started working on creating an AR app over a year ago starting with just fitness. But as we moved on, it made sense to add in special features."
Hola, Ola! NZ's newest ridesharing service comes to town
Ridesharing service Ola is now live and active in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch/
Exclusive: The benefits of a low-code development platform
"IT and business professionals alike with little coding knowledge can use OutSystems to develop applications easily and within a short time span."
Marvel's Spider-Man comes to Garmin's kids fitness tracker
Encouraging kids to become active and stay active from an early age is something that Garmin is taking seriously.
Ola launches new ridesharing service in NZ
Ola’s app includes emergency features including an emergency button that helps passengers instantly share ride information with friends and family.
FIXR on a mission to raise $200,000 to expand car services app
“The short term plan is to expand our services nationwide and within two years expand to Australia, USA and the UK,” says cofounder Stan Petrich.
New marketplace app helps Kiwis find trusted car repair experts
FIXR has released New Zealand’s first app marketplace that can help Aucklanders find trusted automotive service providers.
‘App overloaded’ employees want simple comms solution - Survey
A survey has revealed that employees are spending up to an hour each day navigating between various communications apps.
Three beautiful rhythm games that will distract you from work
These games will undoubtedly spice up your day, and make it infinitely less productive...
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...
How Australia leads mobile disruption of banking and financial services
Apps provide an opportunity to streamline services and offer added convenience to users. App Annie’s Jaede Tan offers tips on how to flourish in the
There is more to this printer than meets the eye, $500 more
You will receive $500 Fuji Xerox trade credit with every ApeosPort/DocuCentre VI leased or purchased...
Apple kills 32-bit apps in iOS 11 update
“Among the casualties are a number of classic apps, such as Flappy Bird and Ocarina...”
What’s up with Your mobile apps? Identifying and mitigating digital risk
I’ll venture to guess you’re using a mobile device to read this - while mobile apps offer a host of new opportunities, they also introduce risk.
Fly under the radar: DJI develops an incognito mode for their drones
DJI is developing a new local data mode that stops internet traffic to and from its flight control apps...
Malware found prowling within every app of alternative Android store
Malware researcher at ESET, Lukáš Štefanko says this is the first time he has ever seen an entire Android market infected like that.
Third-party app downloads could pose serious security issues – Securicom
At least 27% of the apps introduced by employees into enterprise environments posed a high-security risk, research has found.
Fintech startup launches pocket Kiwisaver advisor
Ilumony monitors publicly available KiwiSaver funds in New Zealand to deliver financial advice to users online, helping to optimise their returns.
Apprentices get digital solution to the paperwork problem
Tertiary provider comes up with app to help apprentices in their on-the-job experience. Late nights of paperwork soon to be a thing of the past.