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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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Good Technology makes a play in the wearable security market
Good Technology has leaped aboard the wearables bandwagon, upgrading their enterprise mobile data security platform.
Apple gains dominance in healthcare sector
Apple is gaining traction in the health and medical research space with ResearchKit, the open source software framework.
Air New Zealand to launch Apple Watch app
Air New Zealand will soon become one of the first New Zealand companies to launch an app for the highly anticipated Apple Watch.
NZ start-up turns to PledgeMe to raise $500,000
A Kiwi tech startup has jumped on the equity crowdfunding bandwaggon, and is hoping to raise $500,000 through PledgeMe to grow its app.
Kiwi start-up Glassjar launches payments app in the US
Glassjar, the kiwi software start-up whose app provides people an easy way of sharing bills, has launched in the United States.
Lincoln University student creates 'invaluable' app
IT grad, Tao Zhou, has completed an internship at a plant breeding and research company where he developed an app to help staff carry out field work.