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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.
New app seeks to fill gap in Maori language resources
“Many New Zealand families here and overseas want to learn some te reo Māori especially for use with their young children..."
App born from poverty works to feed the hungry
"I always said in the future I would do something to ensure others wouldn't go through what I went through."
This smartphone app is part of the toolbox
This national engineering competition moves into the digital realm
Parents will be pleased with Uber's latest feature, teens not so much
The transportation app is piloting a new programme that gives teens between the ages of 13 to 17 a way to use Uber.
Apple gets expressive with awesome video editing app
The next social media trend could be hitting your screen soon with Apple’s announcement today of their newest app, Clips.
Consumer addiction to IoT will reap rewards for businesses
"The impact on business’ bottom line has the potential to go beyond the financial consequences."
Could Android instant apps be significant for the enterprise?
It's still very early days for Android Instant Apps, with no solid information existing at present as to when a wider release may happen.
Can an app help curb your social media addiction?
“The aim of the app is to help us understand what normal is when it comes to how much time we truly spend on our phones."
How is software-defined storage an opportunity for resellers?
Greg Wyman, ioFABRIC Asia Pacific vice president outlines why software defined storage is an opportunity for local resellers.
Expert predictions for software developments in 2017
What do we have in store for the software community in 2017? Burke Holland shared with us his expert predictions.
Summer, sun and... skin cancer? This new app might just save your life
Melanoma is one of New Zealand's biggest killers, and heading into the summer season mole checks are more important than ever.
Vector's new EV charging app wants to ease 'range anxiety' for Kiwi drivers
Vector is making efforts to put 'range anxiety' to rest for electric vehicle (EV) drivers across the country, with the launch of its EV charging app.
Hands-on review – CleanMyMac 3 software
If you miss the utilities that your Windows colleagues use to maintain their PC, here's your app.
ESET warns Android users to beware of fake QuadRooter patch apps
ESET is warning Android users to watch out for fake patch apps, the first of their kind to take advantage of the QuadRooter vulnerability.
Want to test your app? The Bug-a-thon contest is for you
The Bug-a-thon contest is an attempt to allow companies easy access to crowdsourced testing, enabling insights to fix issues.
UberEATS its way into the food delivery market
From the uber cool taxi service comes UberEATS, a modern food delivery app making waves overseas.
Google Play's about to share its family with yours
Google Play is amping up its efforts to help users share their purchases with friends and/or family, with the introduction of Family Library.
Application security: Extending the reach of your firewall
Apps. Everyone has plenty. That includes your staff, guests and unfortunately, cybercriminals. They all pose risks for malware infection. Advice?
Human Rights Commission champions domestic violence prevention app
“One in three women in New Zealand will experience violence over her lifetime, hence its name of the app. It will be a game changer for many women."
Furniture app transforms tiny apartments
Based on an experimental project from MIT, the Ori system allows an apartment dweller to transform a studio apartment.