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Kiwi ingenuity strikes again with world's first smart car mount
“People spend a lot of time behind the wheel, but we are still connected, so we wanted to make this as easy and safe as possible."
Need speed? Now you can request an Uber motorcycle
Uber passengers on Thailand have a new way to get around: as of Wednesday, the ride service has added motorcycles to its offerings in Bangkok.
Mobile malware at an all-time high
“As mobile devices become more and more functional, cybercriminals have become more and more sophisticated at attacks that attempt to steal money."
Technology's latest victim: car keys
Car manufacturer Volvo is implementing digital keys in place of physical ones via a smartphone.
Ministry of Education and Hika bring te reo Maori to early education
New Zealand early education services (ECE) are eligible to receive free access to the Hika Lite Maori Language Application.
When to expect devices and connected "things" to start talking to one another
After eight years of searching for, downloading and using smartphone apps, users are maturing in their usage behaviours.
5 apps to help you win Valentine's day
Single or taken, we’ve put together some handy apps you should download to help you get through Valentine's Day relatively unscathed.
Apple wants to help you with your budding music career
Want to tap into your musical potential? Apple is on your side, bringing new and refreshed music apps to the App Store.
Oxford Learner's Thesaurus app offers free downloads
The Oxford Learner’s Thesaurus is celebrating World Thesaurus Day today with a promotion on its app for iOS and Android.
Screen sharing Android app enables greater collaboration
“How we meet today - the way we share ideas and get stuff done - is increasingly a series of quick, iterations and interactions."
Trust in mobile apps and services at an all time low
“People should not have to trade privacy and security to benefit from the wealth of data-enabled services that are available now and on the horizon."
App Store rakes in more than a billion over holiday season
Gaming, Social Networking and Entertainment were among the year's most popular App Store categories.
Social learning app takes the world by storm
Declara has been recognised at the 2015 World Technology Summit with the prestigious Education Category Award.
New travel app to enable direct marketing to tourists
Businesses will now be able to market directly to tourists in real time, thanks to a new app launching in New Zealand this week.
Social media app for gamers, Leaping Tiger, launches on Android
If you are wanting to find new gamers to play with, Leaping Tiger is the app you should use. It connects you to other gamers.
New security app from ESET to protect children online
“The problem is [kids are] unaware of the possible risks online and may put themselves in danger of lurking predators and inappropriate web content."
Check your speed: new speed camera app released
TomTom has released a free a speed camera app for Android smartphone users.
Photo printing app teams up with Warehouse Stationery
Printicular, which claims to be the world’s fastest-growing photo printing app has teamed up with Warehouse Stationery to launch a Kiwi print service.
Custom apps 'transform' Harcourts Real Estate business
Custom apps have transformed business for Harcourts Real Estate, with the apps now winning recognition from Apple.
Skyscanner releases improved version of Flights app
Online travel booking company Skyscanner has released a refreshed version of its app, which the company says will overhaul the user experience.
IBM: Securing third party apps in the enterprise
IBM has upped its cloud security game with a new solution that helps make ‘bring your own’ cloud apps safe for work.
Maori Television embraces mobile world with app launch
Maori Television has launched an app to provide Kiwis with access to a range of content, in both Te Reo Maori and English.
Finnish company builds app for your sales guys
Liid, a Nordic company based in Finland, has created a mobile application that functions as an activity tracker for sales professionals.
Cereal virtual reality?
Kellogg's is bringing back a cool cereal box prize that gives smartphone owners their very own taste of virtual reality.