Nosy flashlight apps want more permissions than they need
It might seem like a flashlight app just needs access to the camera flash in order to turn on and off. Apparently, that’s wrong.
What will NZ's workplace of the future look like? We've got the trends.
Apple Arcade & Apple TV+ want you glued to your screen
Inland Revenue & ACC to stop accepting cheques from March 2020
Samsung says 'hundreds of apps' will work with Galaxy Fold
Deloitte and AWS build advanced portal for Tech Girls Movement Foundation
Trade Me releases 7th annual Transparency Report, data requests down 24%
How the iPhone malware discovery affects Apple users – Malwarebytes
The malware implant has been patched, but iPhone users should ensure they’re running on the latest version of iOS (12.1.4) to leverage the security patches.
Hands-on review: Lenovo ThinkPad Carbon X1 (6th Gen)
The 14-inch Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon with Windows 10 Professional is certainly a good investment for a durable work laptop – and it definitely ticks all the boxes.
Premium headphones driving revenue boom, says Futuresource
Thanks to the trend in premium brands, worldwide headphone revenue is growing four times faster than shipment numbers.
All the details on Apple’s newest iPhones
Apple unveiled its latest range of iPhones today focusing on camera improvements on top of the standard performance updates users have come to expect.
Hands-on review: Sennheiser IE 80S Bluetooth headphones
We look at the latest bluetooth headphones from Sennheiser
Heavy duty drones could be key to predicting future eruptions
“In the next project we will use these drones to study the volcanoes, and also develop submersible devices to study undersea volcanoes."
Telstra brings advanced VR streaming to Aus
At the recent Telstra Vantage showcase, the companies delivered an Australian first providing live, 8K VR streaming over Telstra’s 5G network with images captured by a Kandao Obsidan R 8K camera from the Gold Coast to viewers in Melbourne.
New wireless canopy solution makes any building smart
Cognian’s Patented Syncromesh wireless canopy makes it cost-effective to retrofit existing buildings, reducing energy and emissions.
Bose's new smart speaker puts the bass back in the beat
If you’ve got a few spare hundred dollars burning a hole in your pocket and love portable speakers, you might have another contender to add to the selection list.
ESP and AWS work to reduce NZ's carbon footprint
According to a new statement, with the help of Amazon Web Services (AWS), ESP has helped clients save $40 million or 240 GWh of energy since 2001 - the equivalent of taking 21,842 houses off the grid in New Zealand.
Hands-on review: Spyro Reignited Trilogy for Nintendo Switch
How well did this trilogy age? Is the switch a good home for it? This is what I aim to find out.
Spark teams up with Air New Zealand in exclusive deal
"Air New Zealand is another great example of Spark partnering with a world leading brand to bring our customers more value."
Vocus adds Hawaiki capacity, network upgrades
The Hawaiki cable links Australia, New Zealand, American Samoa, Hawaii and the US West Coast
Forget disruption, you should be worrying about our lack of tech
According to the new report, ‘New Zealand, technology and productivity’, it isn’t that New Zealand has too much technology it’s that we don’t have enough.
Nokia releases low-price, high feature 4.2 smartphone
Includes integration with Google Assistant, Photos, face unlocking on the Android 9 Pie OS.
Stairway to hell: Scams, ransomware, and $6.5m gone from Kiwis' pockets
In just a three month period this year, New Zealanders reported more than 1000 cybersecurity incidents and financial losses of $6.5 million to CERT NZ.
Apple issues clarification on extent of iOS malware infection
The attack affected fewer than a dozen websites that focus on content related to the Uighur community.
AI: Urgent action needed to address NZ challenges
"But to take full advantage we need to act now, be the agile innovators we are and not wait for a fully-formed national strategy to arrive first."
Challenger mobile service provider Kogan Mobile launches on Vodafone network
With 30, 90 and 365 day prepay options, New Zealanders can choose a saving to suit their lifestyle and bring their own device and their own number.
Apple welcomes the seventh-generation iPad
Apple seems to be tweaking bits and pieces without coming up with anything radically different – except that it was built to fit with Apple’s iPadOS system.
Android 10 is coming: Here's what's new
Android 10 is rolling out on Google Pixel phones this week, with a wider rollout expected to follow suit for other manufacturers and devices in the near future.