Technology News


One-third of Kiwi women experience abuse online

Many women experienced difficulty sleeping and feared for their safety.

Talking to a real person when you go to book an airfare or arrange insurance could soon be a thing of the past.

New safe drinking app a hit with Kiwis

The Sober Safe chatbot app encourages sensible drinking.

Close up of elementary student typing text message on smart phone while sitting at the desk in the classroom.

Warnings of paedophilia on apps marketed at children

There is nothing to stop adults joining the apps.


Pokémon Go: Harry Potter version to be released

The creators of the global phenomenon are reportedly developing a new game, set in the wizarding world.


How to beat online scammers

Netsafe has created an AI programme that can scam the scammers.

The service has been down for a number of hours.

Snapchat users left angry after major outage

Users flooded Twitter with complaints about the service being down.

An iPhone 8 after being dropped from different heights.

New iPhones' 'strongest glass ever' does not live up to expectations

It also can cost up to NZ$790 to replace.

Young woman receive bad text message. Bad news

WhatsApp system goes down, users panic

The messaging system has more than 1 billion users.

The price move takes bitcoin's aggregate value to more than $US117 billion.

Bitcoin: A bubble in the making?

Digital currency bitcoin has rocketed above NZ$10,000 - doubling its value in two months.


Virtual shop opens in Nelson

The shop allows customers a virtual experience when purchasing products.


Nokia relaunches old school 3310 phones

The phones will hit stores on November 7.

Applications are seen on an iPad home screen on October 25, 2017. (Photo by Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Man sentenced to write about 144 compliments his ex

The judge said he needed to say one "nice thing" for every "nasty thing".


Saudi Arabia grants robot more rights than women

Women are required to travel with a male guardian and wear a hijab - but this citizen robot isn't.

Dr Andrew Davies explains why a tracker might do more harm than good.

Sleep trackers more likely to ruin your slumber, says expert

Think getting a sleep tracker will help you catch more than 40 winks? You might be dreaming.


AI revolution 'more compassionate and moral' than NZers

Half of our jobs will be likely replaced with 10 to 15 years.

Robots - will they take your job?

The robotic revolution?

Are robots coming for our jobs?

Apple has released its designs for the latest new emojis.

Apple's new emojis unveiled

The 56 new characters will come to iPhones as part of the iOS 11.1 update.


Booking a babysitter Uber-easy with new app

Would you choose your childcare with an app?


Google product could break down language barriers

The Pixel Buds can translate 40 languages in real-time, straight into the user's ear.

Students at Glen Taylor Primary are taking 3D printing classes as an extracurricular activity.

3D printing's all the rage at this decile 1 school

Students at Glen Taylor Primary meet every Tuesday lunchtime to print and share their creations.