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Emma Brannam got her geek on with a trip to China to blast a few zombies and check out a future with 5G.

Get ready, 5G is set to take over

Emma Brannam got her geek on with a trip to China to blast a few zombies and check out a future with 5G.

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New emoji for iPhone includes 'woman with headscarf' and 'breastfeeding'

Apple release previews of new emoji set to drop later this year.

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates knew a lot about 2017, back in 1999.

How Bill Gates predicted the future in 1999

He knew how social media and cell phones would become central to our lives.

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New Zealand named 'stand out' in digital competitiveness

Harvard Business Review has created a map of our digital planet.

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Three ways to check your money is the real deal

Follow these tips to make sure you're not being duped.

'Rachel' was created by Auckland company Soul Machines.

Warning: This 'human' is not real

Rachel can see, hear and respond to you - but she's a machine.

Prince William and Kate Middleton are now Xennials according to Australian Professor.

Born between 1977 and 1983? You now have a new label

People born between 1977 and 1983 have been redefined as Xennials by an Australian professor.

A palm scan in action.

Palm scanning no longer just for spy films

Your palms could soon replace everything in your wallet.

Authorities have asked citizens to report incidences of blasphemy seen on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter.

Pakistani man sentenced to death after Facebook posts

It's reportedly the first time social media has been used as evidence of blasphemy in Pakistan.

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US govt can finally stop Y2K paperwork

The government says the reporting is now "obsolete and outdated".

Research suggests drones can reach patients on average 16 minutes faster than ambulance.

Could drones save lives?

Drone technology could be used for more than just pizza deliveries.

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New cycle safety tech on dangerous Wellington road

It's a New Zealand first.

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Fuel app aims to save pilot lives

The Civil Aviation Authority's app will help people understand their plane's fuel system.

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Huge queues for NZ’s first drone shop

Some people waited overnight outside the Auckland store.

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China unveils driver-less, track-less trains

It's half-train, half-bus, and doesn't have a driver.

BERLIN, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 20:  A customer tries out the new Apple iPhone 5C smartphone at the Berlin Apple Store on the first day of sales on September 20, 2013 in Berlin, Germany. The new iPhone 5S and 5C phones went on sale all over the world today and hundreds of customers waited outside the Berlin store in the rain to be among the first to buy the new phones starting at 8am.  (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

The iPhone models that'll become obsolete with Apple's latest update

If you have iPhone 5, 5C or iPad 4 this will affect you.

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Apple helps bring augmented reality to the masses

The new tool has developers excited at the boundless potential, Emma Brannam writes.

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NZ considers letting police access encrypted messages

The move would be made to help counter terrorism.

SAN JOSE, CA - JUNE 05:  Apple's Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller announces HomePod as he speaks during the opening keynote address the 2017 Apple Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) at the San Jose Convention Center on June 5, 2017 in San Jose, California. Apple CEO Tim Cook kicked off the five-day WWDC that runs through June 9.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple unveils new home help speaker and augmented reality kit

A number of new products were rolled out on Tuesday.

SAN JOSE, CA - JUNE 05:  Apple's Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller announces HomePod as he speaks during the opening keynote address the 2017 Apple Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) at the San Jose Convention Center on June 5, 2017 in San Jose, California. Apple CEO Tim Cook kicked off the five-day WWDC that runs through June 9.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple wants to be your new home help

"Apple's HomePod has finally arrived and on paper at least, it looks very capable," Emma Brannam writes.