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Yahoo debuts Livetext app in New Zealand
Yahoo has entered the communication app space with Yahoo Livetext, a free one-to-one live video texting app for iPhone and Android.
14 Aug 15
Paper by FiftyThree gets a makeover, adding useful new tools
The creative app Paper by FiftyThree has recently undergone a makeover, with new tools which have the potential to make it more useful.
14 Aug 15
Organisations choose iOS over Android for secure mobile apps
Organisations are adopting an increasing variety of apps to secure corporate information, and choosing iOS over every other operating system.
13 Aug 15
Kiwi student investigates: Can an app help you quit smoking?
University of Waikato student Satvir Singh wants to find out how effective smartphone apps are when it comes to giving up smoking.
05 Aug 15
Mobile threat landscape a minefield
"Mobile technology is changing at lightning speed and enterprises need help navigating the rapidly evolving mobile threat landscape."
05 Aug 15
CIOs: How to make apps work for you
"Mobile applications offer CIOs unique opportunities for streamlining business processes and empowering the organisation's workforce."
04 Aug 15
New VoIP app takes on the telcos
Ringr, a new smartphone app, provides VoIP communications and aims to get people moving from telco providers to apps.
21 Jul 15
TVNZ launches digital-first news platform
“We've really invested in our journalists and our technology to make ONE News Now a reality."
06 Jul 15
Salient Eye app catches Kapiti Coast thief
Salient Eye, a free Android home security app, has helped a family in Wellington catch an intruder trying to break into their home.
01 Jul 15
Samsung Galaxy S6 Active: The new ruggedised smartphone
Samsung has begun launching its Galaxy S6 Active smartphone, which is targeted toward athletes and outdoorsy people.
15 Jun 15
Are apps the way of the future for small businesses?
"Consumers are using mobile apps to research locations to shop, eat, play and relax – and it's up to businesses to be where their audience is."
05 Jun 15
Best-selling learning app launches in NZ
“It’s the same Hopster [...], but with a brand new line-up of hand-picked shows especially for our little viewers on the other side of the globe.”
04 Jun 15
Virtual reality apps market set to explode
Augmented Reality apps in the mobile games market will generate 420 million downloads annually by 2019, up from 30 million in 2014.
26 May 15
Want to know what's happening in Parliament? There's an app for that
An app has been released for Kiwi citizens, aiming to make it easier for them to get in contact with MPs and gain insight into Parliament.
22 May 15
Zuora launches 'app store' for subscription based business
uora has launched a relationship business management partner channel ‘app store’ providing resellers with a range of subscription-based app offerings.
15 May 15
Kiwi nutrition app comes to Android
“There has been growing demand from consumers to have more facts about what's in food, and we’ve been very pleased with interest in Foodeye so far."
14 May 15
Zomato and Uber team up to target hungry app users
Zomato and Uber have teamed up to bring more users to each product and improve the users overall experience.
28 Apr 15
HotelQuickly brings last minute bookings to NZ
HotelQuickly has launched in New Zealand, offering last minute hotel booking deals for travellers.
21 Apr 15
GST goes mobile – and crowdsourced
Inland Revenue has taken GST returns mobile with the launch of myIRmobile app - the result of a crowdsourcing competition.
14 Apr 15
Android App Review: Napp
Napp is a nap-timing app, because what else could it be with that name?
13 Apr 15
Kiwi app launches with Google Wallet
New Zealand developed app, Printicular, is on a shortlist of apps that deliver Google Wallet to Android users, placing it with the likes of Uber.
07 Apr 15
App developers urged to stay relevant in mature market
Mobile app adoption is maturing, and app providers need to focus on retention strategies to ensure relevance in the marketplace, says Gartner.
01 Apr 15
Startup teaches children strategies for resisting ads and in-app purchases
In 2009, almost half of the top selling apps targeted young children, and 80% of top-selling educational apps in the iTunes store target children.
30 Mar 15
Durex releases app to help people turn their phones off
The Durex Connect app masks users' home screens, effectively putting the handsets to sleep and removing all distractions.
26 Mar 15