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'New era' as iOS comes under malware attack
Security experts warn that a new malware family is targeting Apple iOS and OS X, marking a 'new era' in malware.
Apple blocks WireLurker infected apps
Apple moves to block apps infected with WireLurker, but warns users to download and install software from trusted sources only.
New Kiwi app makes it easy for job seekers
There is a gap in the Kiwi market for a quality app that would offer an easy, free and fast way for skills to be offered and traded in local areas.
Facebook jumps on the anonymity bandwagon with new Rooms app
Rooms is all about building identity, but outside of Facebook.
Twitter hopes to dominate apps with Fabric
Twitter has announced Fabric at its Flight conference, taking the social media platform into the world of apps.
Kiwi app gives peace of mind at the press of a button
The 2 Life app is New Zealand’s first nationwide, 24/7 monitored, mobile personal safety service
Apple offers Yosemite as free upgrade
Everything you need to know about Mac OS X Yosemite, offered as free upgrade today
New Kiwi app to protect all the bunnies
The app will display a list of cosmetics, personal care, and household products available in New Zealand, that are not tested on animals.
Interactive presentations made easy with iOS app
BKA Interactive has designed a customised and interactive app for Viking Roofspec that changes the way presentations are made.
iOS review: Frontback
Frontback is an exciting new camera app that lets you capture what’s in front of you and what’s behind you in one shot.
iOS review: JELLIES!
Jellies is the latest mix and match game that's sure to get a lot of people addicted. Beware.
Attack of the clones – spoofed apps
Clones can appear to be legitimate versions of the original app, or affiliated with the original app, but can be anything but.
iOS App Review: Tamagotchi
If you don’t discipline your Tamagotchi, it will grow up to be ugly. And no one wants that.
iOS App Review: Framatic
I live for the day Instagram or Facebook has a feature where you can combine multiple photos into one frame to share online. But until they do, a separate app must be used and Framatic is up there with the best.
Forget Tinder or Grindr, meet the Cuddlr app
This has to be the weirdest thing I have ever seen. And possibly the best thing I have ever seen.
Getting the blues from our modern txting lifestyle
I read a brilliant report by The New York Times' Jessica Bennett about that trauma inflicting chat bubble that appears on numerous devices in our social media lives.
First we had heartbleed, now we're shellshocked
"The recent Heartbleed vulnerability is similar in nature to Shellshock, but Heartbleed is dwarfed by the extent and reach of this new vulnerability."
iPhone 6: Big is best. Or is it?
Do we need to get bigger purses to fit these monstrosities? Do people need bigger pockets?
iPhone owners warned of iOS 8 prank
If you’ve been online today, you've probably seen posts with instructions for a supposedly new IOS8 feature called "Apple Wave".
Expedia for iPad... Turning the tablets around travel apps
With over 475,000 apps currently available across the Apple iPad platform, what makes the new Expedia Tablet App oh so special?
How SMBs are replacing paper forms...
Auckland based software development firm Easy Forms has a novel approach to helping small businesses, specialising in taking paper based forms and turning them into smartphone apps.
Apple unveils iOS 8... "biggest release since App Store launch"
"We’re excited for hundreds of millions of users to begin experiencing iOS 8, with incredible features that offer new ways to use your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch."
“Outraged” Apple passes celebrity hacking book… defends iCloud security
Apple has shunned responsibility for the recent celebrity iCloud hackings, claiming its operating systems were not at fault for breach.
iOS App Review: Circle the Dot
I’ve said it a few times now, but simple games make the best games...