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Council develops new animal control app
Wairoa District Council has launched a new smartphone app aimed to help people report animal control issues directly to the council.
NZ Post launches courier app aimed at SMBs
At Pace is specifically targeted at tradespeople who often need supplies delivered at short notice, NZ Post says.
Microsoft Office 365 surges past Salesforce, named top enterprise app
When it comes to popular apps, the Okta report shows Microsoft Office 365 has rapidly become the most deployed application worldwide.
iOS vulnerability targets corporate data
Appthority has identified a critical iOS ‘Quicksand’ vulnerability that enables malicious apps to harvest enterprise credentials.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mobile threat landscape a minefield
"Mobile technology is changing at lightning speed and enterprises need help navigating the rapidly evolving mobile threat landscape."
CIOs: How to make apps work for you
"Mobile applications offer CIOs unique opportunities for streamlining business processes and empowering the organisation's workforce."
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.
TVNZ launches digital-first news platform
“We've really invested in our journalists and our technology to make ONE News Now a reality."
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.
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.
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."
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
HotelQuickly brings last minute bookings to NZ
HotelQuickly has launched in New Zealand, offering last minute hotel booking deals for travellers.
GST goes mobile – and crowdsourced
Inland Revenue has taken GST returns mobile with the launch of myIRmobile app - the result of a crowdsourcing competition.
Android App Review: Napp
Napp is a nap-timing app, because what else could it be with that name?