How some of the once unstoppable tech giants of yesteryear met their demise

HOW SOME OF THE ONCE UNSTOPPABLE TECH GIANTS OF YESTERYEAR MET THEIR DEMISE

It's hard to imagine a future without tech juggernauts like Google, Apple, Facebook or Netflix but in the rapidly changing world of...

TESS NICHOL'S BOOT CAMP, WEEK ONE: 'EVERYTHING HURTS AND I WANT A WINE'

NZ Herald reporter Tess Nichol has signed up to boot camp in a bid to get shredded for summer. A self-confessed couch potato, this...

 
 
 

PASSION & POWER: HOW SOCIAL MEDIA FIRES UP PEOPLE AND FOSTERS EXTREMISM

The people of the United States continue to learn how polarised and divided the nation has become. In one study released in late October...

UPPER HUTT FRAUDSTER HAYDEN RAE GOBEY STEALS POLICE IDENTITY

An Upper Hutt man who stole a police officer's identity to scam people on Facebook owes tens of thousands of dollars to numerous victims...

 
 
 

NZ RETAILERS ENJOY HUGE SALES ON WORLD'S BIGGEST ONLINE SHOPPING DAY

The success of China's 11.11 event has extended to New Zealand with a number of retailers seeing huge sales volumes from customers...

AMAZON DOWN UNDER: WHAT IT MEANS FOR NZ BUSINESSES AND MARKET

Amazon sees New Zealand and Australia as one big market and is tipped to be just days away from launching operations across the Tasman."Amazon...

 
 
 

SUMMER BOOT CAMP: CAN AN OUT OF SHAPE REPORTER GET SHREDDED FOR SUMMER?

Google "getting into shape for summer" and you're overwhelmed with options. "How to drop a bikini size in six weeks", "Get summer ready...

POLICE INVESTIGATING BULLYING OF DOWN SYNDROME WELLINGTON STUDENT

Police have become involved after reports schoolmates of a Down syndrome girl posted videos online of her flashing her breasts and...

 
 
 

PAPAL MESSAGE: PUT DOWN YOUR PHONES

Pope Francis is calling on Catholics to put down their cellphones during worship which, he said, should be a time for prayer and not...

LIMITED ACCESS: NORTH KOREA GOES ONLINE

Ever so cautiously, North Korea is going online. Doctors can consult via live, online video conferencing, and lectures at prestigious...

 
 
 

ALL WHITES V PERU GAME COULD MAKE PERU STAR ANDRE CARILLO MISS BIRTH OF TWINS

Peru football star Andre Carillo may miss the birth of his twins while playing in today's FIFA World Cup qualifier against the All...

LIMITED ACCESS: NORTH KOREA GOES ONLINE

Ever so cautiously, North Korea is going online. Doctors can consult via live, online video conferencing, and lectures at prestigious...

 
 
 

DONALD TRUMP'S DIGITAL CAMPAIGN MANAGER BRAD PARSCALE REVEALS HOW CAMPAIGN PULLED IT OFF

The brains behind Donald Trump's successful digital election campaign has revealed how he pulled it off without "trickery" and predicted...

ASA RULES FACEBOOK AD IMPLYING ARDERN WOULD END CHILD POVERTY WITH ABORTION MISLEADING

A complaint against a sponsored Facebook post making it appear Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she would end child poverty by having...

 
 
 

STUDY: TOO MUCH TIME SPENT ON FACEBOOK DOESN'T HARM YOUR MENTAL HEALTH

A new study shows people who spend more time on social media aren't more likely to suffer from mental health issues.Researchers at...

HUAWEI MATE 10 PRO SET TO CHALLENGE LATEST OFFERINGS FROM APPLE AND SAMSUNG

Huawei is a premiere phone brand.Trouble is, even now, especially in New Zealand, not everybody knows it.That could be about to change,...

 
 
 

KIM DOTCOM AND ELIZABETH DONNELLY TO WED ON RAID ANNIVERSARY

Wedding bells are about to ring for Kim Dotcom and fiance Elizabeth Donnelly.And when they do, in classic Dotcom style, he plans on...

THE CONVERSATION: HOW ONLINE COMPANIES CAN READ YOUR MIND

Have you ever you looked for a product online then had a recommendation pop up for the exact thing you need to complement it?Or have...

 
 
 

'PERVERT' DRESSED IN BATMAN PYJAMAS IS SNARED BY VIGILANTE PAEDOPHILE GROUP

This is the moment a 24-year-old who tried to send messages to underage girls for sexual gratification answered his door to paedophile...

WATCH OUT FOR THIS FAKE NETFLIX EMAIL SCAM

Netflix customers have been warned to watch out for a cunning scam email designed to steal their personal information.The email, which...

 
 
 



Samsung's Upgrade to Galaxy program lets iPhone users try the Note8

Samsung's Upgrade to Galaxy program lets iPhone users try the Note8

Samsung is having a new program in South Korea, giving iPhone users the opportunity to test the Galaxy S8 or the Galaxy Note8 for a month. The Korean company does not hide the... Read more ...

Korean Bible reading app turns your Android phone into a botnet

Korean Bible reading app turns your Android phone into a botnet

A mischievous band of hackers is using the spirit of Christ to infect unsuspecting users. Researchers have discovered new malware which poses as a legitimate Google Play app... Read more ...

Best Xbox One Black Friday deals: Grab yourself an Xbox One for under £200

Best Xbox One Black Friday deals: Grab yourself an Xbox One for under £200

It's an exciting time for Microsoft and, specifically, the Xbox team. Not only is Christmas hurtling towards us, and therefore an ideal opportunity to entice more gamers with... Read more ...

Save £100 on Jabra Elite Sport wire-free headphones in Amazon Black Friday sale

Save £100 on Jabra Elite Sport wire-free headphones in Amazon Black Friday sale

Amazon's Black Friday daily deals continuously offer great products for low prices and the latest is a pair of Jabra Elite Sport wire-free headphones for £130, saving you... Read more ...

November 2017 Security Patch Arrives Galaxy Note 8

November 2017 Security Patch Arrives Galaxy Note 8

Last week, Samsung started releasing the November 2017 security patch to its smartphones. Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A7 (2017) were the first in the queue to receive this update... Read more ...

Sosh: le forfait 40 Go à 10 euros par mois

Sosh:  le forfait 40 Go à 10 euros par mois

L'offre de Sosh est réactivée près d'un an après son lancement initial et est toujours aussi attractive, avec une belle enveloppe de 40 Go et un prix cassé pendant 12 mois. Read more ...

First 18:9 screen Meizu phone leaks

First 18:9 screen Meizu phone leaks

We've seen plenty of companies adopting the new 18:9 standard in smartphone displays. One manufacturer that is yet to follow suit is Meizu, but according to a Weibo leak, it... Read more ...

Star Wars Battlefront 2 review: Amid the controversy there's a great game

Star Wars Battlefront 2 review: Amid the controversy there's a great game

Take one of the best-loved franchises in the history of pop-culture, mash it up with an online game and you have a recipe for the sort of fanatical devotion that is naturally... Read more ...

Google to launch Black Friday deals, discounts on Google Home, Chromecast...

Google to launch Black Friday deals, discounts on Google Home, Chromecast, Google Wi-Fi, and more

Google has announced its first wave of deals for Black Friday. At this point, it looks like the tech giant won't be discounting its Pixel phones, but those of you looking to... Read more ...

Toyota's new T-HR3 robot is basically a symbiotic humanoid helper-bot

Toyota's new T-HR3 robot is basically a symbiotic humanoid helper-bot

Toyota has created a humanoid robot that is controlled by directly mimicking the movements of a human sat in a seat called the Master Maneuvering System. Not only do you strap... Read more ...