THE RAZR PHONE RETURNS! MOTOROLA TO DEBUT REBOOT

Our favourite flip phone the Motorola Razr is making a comeback.After being kicked to the curb in 2008 because of the evolving digital...

UNRULY TOURISTS SPOTTED IN WELLINGTON BY EAGLE-EYED LOCALS

The unpopular tourist group making their way through the country appear to have arrived in the capital city.Members of a group of British...

 
 
 

LETTERS: DUMPING IN THE DUNES NOT ON

THERE'S a geezer in our street who seems to believe the sand dunes were created for him to dispose of his garden rubbish. He chugs...

THE ULTRAFAST BROADBAND SIGNS IN CLIVE ARE RIGHT, IT'S ON SCHEDULE FOR MAY

It turns out the signs excitedly proclaiming that Clive will get ultrafast broadband by May are, for the most part, correct. Chorus...

 
 
 

NEW SOCIAL MEDIA CRAZE DUBBED 10YEARCHALLENGE LABELLED A SCAM

Thousands of social media users across the globe, including celebrities, have been jumping on what has been dubbed the 10 Year Challenge...

FURY AT $9 'SOGGY' JETSTAR SANDWICH

A plane passenger was left shocked and hungry after tucking into a sandwich bought on a Jetstar flight.While travelling from Bali to...

 
 
 
Man caught with more than 380,000 child porn images, videos saw youngsters as 'merely actors'

MAN CAUGHT WITH MORE THAN 380,000 CHILD PORN IMAGES, VIDEOS SAW YOUNGSTERS AS 'MERELY ACTORS'

A former teacher jailed after he was caught with 300,000 child sex images has revealed that finding new material was "a thrill" because...

NEW ZEALAND CRICKET'S WARNING TO FANS BUYING TICKETS ONLINE

New Zealand Cricket is warning fans not to be caught out by fake ticket outlets selling counterfeit and fake tickets for international...

 
 
 

OWNER TO RECLAIM RELATIONSHIP RING LOST AND FOUND AT BEACH ON AUCKLAND'S WAIHEKE ISLAND

The relationship ring dug up from a Waiheke Island beach will be reunited with its owner."We found the owners!" said Amanda Pipe, whose...

SELF-ROLLING SUITCASES AND ROLL-UP TVS: 2019'S CRAZIEST AND COOLEST GADGETS

Future, you are weird.At least it is here at CES 2019, the tech industry's biggest annual conference in Las Vegas. It's where companies...

 
 
 

JUHA SAARINEN: TECH IS A LOADED GUN

COMMENT: "Dual-use technology" has been worrying the West for a long time. In this context, dual-use means technology that can be used...

WE'RE READY FOR THE NEXT BIG THING IN TECH - AND IT'S NOT A FRIDGE

For four decades, Las Vegas in early January has been the time and place to find a window into the future. Or so the organisers of...

 
 
 

CHINESE TECH FIRMS LAY LOW AT WORLD'S BIGGEST GADGET SHOW

The CES 2019 gadget show, which kicks off Sunday, will showcase the expanding influence and sway of China's rapidly growing technology...

HOW NETFLIX COULD STOP LOSING MONEY

While you spent the holidays streaming "Bird Box," "Black Mirror: Bandersnatch" and re-watching "The Office" for the hundredth time,...

 
 
 

AI VS THE HACKERS

Last year, Microsoft's Azure security team detected suspicious activity in the cloud computing usage of a large retailer: One of the...

AMAZON ADVERTISES FOR NZ STAFF - BUT IT'S NOT WHAT YOU MIGHT THINK

Amazon is advertising 13 positions in New Zealand: 11 in Auckland and two in Wellington.But don't get too excited about the multinational...

 
 
 

CHRISTMAS GIFT CLANGERS FLOOD TRADE ME

From bizarre ornaments to socks and daggy clothing, Kiwis are flooding Trade Me with their unwanted Christmas presents. The online...

THE MAN DONALD TRUMP'S BLAMING FOR WALL STREET'S WOES

Nobody was happier to take credit for surging stocks than President Donald Trump, who touted and tweeted each leg up. Now the bull...

 
 
 

JUHA SAARINEN: FOUR BIG TECH PREDICTIONS FOR 2019

COMMENT: It's December, and my inbox is once again being carpet-bombed with "predictions for 2019" emails from vendors hawking goods...

BRIDE KICKS OUT COUPLE WHO BROUGHT CHILDREN TO A KID-FREE WEDDING

Weddings are one of the most important days for a bride, so when things don't go to plan she will mostly likely not be happy about...

 
 
 



Overkill's The Walking Dead Console Release Delayed Indefinitely

Overkill's The Walking Dead Console Release Delayed Indefinitely

Starbreeze Studios recently came to the hard decision to pull the planned release of Overkill's The Walking Dead on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in February Read more ...

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL back down to Black Friday prices

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL back down to Black Friday prices

We love the Google Pixel 3 XL. It's the best Android phone on the market, and the smaller Google Pixel 3 is the compact runner-up, and right now, you can grab either one $150... Read more ...

Which MacBook has the best battery life?

Which MacBook has the best battery life?

Battery life is one of the most important factors in buying any laptop, especially MacBooks. Their battery life is typically average, but there are some standouts. Knowing... Read more ...

Jump Force Ad Seemingly Reveals Jotaro Kujo, Dragon Quest Anime Hero As...

Jump Force Ad Seemingly Reveals Jotaro Kujo, Dragon Quest Anime Hero As Playable Characters

People are seemingly being served Jump Force ads across Instagram and Facebook showing two unannounced characters: Jotaro Kujo from Jojo's Bizarre Adventure and Dai, the... Read more ...

Samsung has more notch-bearing smartphones on the way

Samsung has more notch-bearing smartphones on the way

The upcoming Samsung Galaxy M20 Despite avoiding the notch throughout both 2017 and 2018, later this month Samsung will fully embrace the controversial design feature with the... Read more ...

Best all-in-one printer 2019: the top picks for print, scan and copy

Best all-in-one printer 2019: the top picks for print, scan and copy

If you're looking for the best all-in-one printer money can buy in 2019, then you've come to the right place. In this list, we have gathered together the very best all-in-one... Read more ...

Facebook launches petition feature, its next battlefield

Facebook launches petition feature, its next battlefield

Gather a mob and Facebook will now let you make political demands. Tomorrow Facebook will encounter a slew of fresh complexities with the launch of Community Actions, its News... Read more ...

In-display fingerprint scanner is coming to at least one Samsung Galaxy S10...

In-display fingerprint scanner is coming to at least one Samsung Galaxy S10 model

Back in 2017, there was talk that Samsung would include an in-display fingerprint scanner on the Galaxy Note 9. This never happened, reportedly because the technology wasn't... Read more ...

Google Maps will now help drivers stay within speed limits, avoid speed traps

Google Maps will now help drivers stay within speed limits, avoid speed traps

Google Maps will now start showing speed limits and speed camera locations, so that drivers will not be flagged for speeding tickets. The new features arrive to the app years... Read more ...

Save more than $50 on the iRobot Roomba 690 robot vacuum

Save more than $50 on the iRobot Roomba 690 robot vacuum

Self-charging and works with Alexa. The iRobot Roomba 690 self-charging robot vacuum cleaner is down to just $247.99 on Amazon. It normally sells for around $300. This price... Read more ...