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CA Technologies embraces apps, urges enterprises to follow suit
“Businesses no longer have a choice whether to use digital and mobile technologies or not. Instead, it’s about how well they use it.”
Spark teams up with Putti to help SMEs
“This presents a massive opportunity for businesses who want a low-cost and effective way to engage with their customers.”
New Te Reo Maori app targets total beginners
Victoria University of Wellington’s Faculty of Education has released its second Te Reo Maori learning app, Puna.
9 apps to help you survive Valentine’s Day
Are you wondering how you’re going to make it through Valentine’s Day? Hey, we’ve got your back.
Transpower releases Kiwi app to deal with uncertainties
Transpower has launched a new app to help increase make the demand response programme more accessible and productive.
App gives Kiwi families direct access to politicians
Family First NZ has launched a phone app known as ‘Have Your Say’ to enable families to speak up about family issues in New Zealand.
Microsoft releases Outlook app for iOS and Android
Microsoft has announced the availability of Outlook for iOS devices, and a preview of Outlook for Android. It was also announced that Office is now available for free on Android tablets.
So what’s the big deal with Uber, anyway?
We take a look at Uber's short yet controversial history that has led to a Government review on how taxi and private hire services operate.
Say goodbye to flipping burgers, hello to Kiwi career app
The New Zealand government has released the 2015 Occupation Outlook report and mobile app, which allows students in tertiary education and secondary school to compare 50 different careers.
New app makes exploring Eastland easier
Tourism Eastland has developed a new app to make it easier to explore that part of New Zealand
Apple shouts out to developers with new records in 2015
"Developers of all sizes, across the App Store’s 24 categories, create incredible apps for iOS, and an especially inspired segment is the newest generation of independent game creators."
Under Armour joins digital fitness club with UA Record
Under Armour has jumped on the digital health bandwagon with the release of the UA Record, the latest addition to the digital health and fitness network.
Akilla app to prevent drowsy driving in NZ
For the 2014 New Zealand Drowsy Driver Awareness Day a drowsy driving educational app, known as Akilla, is being released for free
Weirdly is helping recruiters find their own brand of weird
Weirdly is a Kiwi recruitment app that aims to help employers find the person who is the right fit and make the employment process easier.
Medibank funds app for Kiwi drinking culture
The new Hello Sunday Morning (HSM) mobile app has been developed with a $50,000 grant from the Medibank Community Fund (MCF).
Zendesk takes customer service to apps and websites with Embeddables
Zendesk Embeddables, released today, is a suite of features in order to increase customer support and engagement on mobile and web platforms.
Kiwi developed wildlife tracker to help endangered kea
When a photo is taken or submitted, the app takes the user to a list of birds and animals endangered in New Zealand. Once the user has selected the animal they have photographed, the information is directly submitted into an email.
Kiwi app company Touchtech named fastest growing by Deloitte
Touchtech, the Wellington mobile app company, has been named the 131st fastest growing technology company in the Asia Pacific region by the Deloitte Fast 500 index.
Android App Review: Teavana Perfect Tea Touch
Teavana are a tea company based in Atlanta, Georgia. Their
Perfect Tea Touch
app is, as you’d imagine, all about tea – how to blend it, how to brew it, and where to get it.
Skinny Mobile switches on 4G and finally releases app
4G connections are now available in 30 locations across New Zealand including Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Rotorua and Queenstown.
Kiwi app Get Home Safe still going strong a year after launch
In its first year, Kiwi app Get Home Safe (GHS) has been downloaded by thousands of people and received interest from everyday users as well as corporate clients.
There's an app for that: 5 of the weirdest apps on iTunes
These days there’s an app for everything, including some that are downright weird and can help you nap at work, find the perfect watermelon or learn how to play the harmonica.
Android App Review: The SCP Foundation Online
The SCP Foundation is a fictional organisation that looks after all the weird, spooky, unexplained things in the world. The SCP wiki is a collection of stories and articles that catalogs these horrors, and now it’s handily set up for you to peruse on your phone.
Find the right word with Oxford Learner's Thesaurus app
The app offers over 17,000 synonyms and opposites with clear explanations, an alphabetical index, making it easy to find the word users are looking for and guidance on the most frequently used synonym.