FOUR THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT APPLE'S IOS 11 SOFTWARE UPDATE

Holding off on upgrading your trusty old iPhone? You won't need a spiffy iPhone 8 in order to get new maps, photos and other features...

TRUCK DRIVER ON 'UNLIMITED' 2DEGREES CALLING PLAN TOLD TO CUT DOWN

An Auckland truck driver is perplexed and annoyed after receiving a text message from his mobile phone provider saying he needs to...

 
 
 

SOLID GOLD IPHONE X: IS THIS THE MOST EXPENSIVE SMARTPHONE EVER?

If you were ever wanting a solid gold iPhone X, now's your chance.A solid gold version of Apple's new iPhone X has gone on sale in...

HOW TO SWITCH FROM ANDROID TO IOS

Have the iPhone 8 and iPhone X caught your eye? Getting a little bored with your Android phone? Whether you're lured in by Apple's...

 
 
 

GOT OLD PHONES? HERE'S HOW TO REUSE, RECYCLE OR SELL THEM

It's natural to get the phone-upgrade itch when the likes of Apple, Samsung and others keep coming out with newer models. And sometimes...

GENIUS IDEA TO WIN WAR WITH NORTH KOREA

By James Law As the world grapples with how to deter North Korea's aggressive military build-up, a former US Navy SEAL has come up...

 
 
 

IS IPHONE X THE APPLE OF THEIR EYE?

Ten years since Steve Jobs held up the first iPhone, the tech giant has upped the gadgetry, and price, for the latest $2000 incarnation,...

THE PRACTICAL GUIDE TO CHOOSING A SMARTPHONE

Buying a smartphone can be daunting, particularly when there are so many new options on the market. Choosing the right phone is an...

 
 
 

GOOGLE LAWSUIT: WOMEN 'EARN LESS THAN MEN IN ALMOST EVERY CLASSIFICATION'

Google faces a new lawsuit accusing it of gender-based pay discrimination. A lawyer representing three female former Google employees...

YOUTUBER LINES UP OUTSIDE SYDNEY APPLE STORE OVER A MONTH EARLY FOR IPHONE X

Self-proclaimed Apple fanatic Mazen Kourouche was so excited for the release of the iPhone X, he decided to camp outside the company's...

 
 
 

GOOGLE APPOINTS NEW ZEALAND COUNTRY MANAGER

Google has appointed Caroline Rainsford as the new country manager for Google New Zealand. She takes the reins from Stephanie Davis...

FOUR CREEPY THINGS YOUR SMARTPHONE IS QUIETLY RECORDING ABOUT YOU

Apple's new Face ID feature, which will let people unlock the forthcoming iPhone X by simply looking at it, has left some feeling deeply...

 
 
 

COULD POLICE FORCE AN IPHONE X UNLOCK WITH YOUR FACE?

By Brian Fung Imagine you've been detained at customs, waiting to cross the border. Or maybe you've been pulled over for a traffic...

FACEBOOK AND GOOGLE: SHOW US YOUR AD DATA

By Cathy O'Neil The internet, led by tech giants Amazon, Facebook and Google, has been great at connecting us with products. It has...

 
 
 

ORINI COMBINED SCHOOL CANCELS POSSUM HUNT AFTER ONLINE ABUSE

A rural Waikato primary school has been forced to cancel a possum hunt after an international petition sparked a fierce backlash online.Animal...

HANDS-ON IMPRESSION: IPHONE X IS IT WORTH $2000?

Spending over $2000 for a smartphone is undeniably hard to imagine, but after holding the iPhone X in your hand it almost feels worth...

 
 
 

COMMENT: WHY APPLE'S IPHONE X LAUNCH WAS A BIT OF A FIZZER

Apple needed to wow skeptics with its 10th-anniversary smartphone, the iPhone X. (That's pronounced "iPhone 10," for the curious.)...

OPINION: WHY I AM NOT GOING TO BUY THE IPHONE X

I can already hear the keyboard strokes of Apple fanboys getting ready to abuse me on Twitter, but there is no way I am paying over...

 
 
 

APPLE PAYS TRIBUTE AND CASTS AHEAD IN KEYNOTE

Apple's September 2017 keynote event was all about paying tribute to what the tech giant has done in the past and casting forward to...

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR SMOKING CESSATION TRIAL

More than 2000 local smokers will have the chance to give up for free as part of a new trial of stop smoking aids. The trial comparing...

 
 
 



A future iOS 11 update will enable faster wireless charging on iPhone 8 and...

A future iOS 11 update will enable faster wireless charging on iPhone 8 and iPhone X

Apple's three new iPhones are the first ones to feature wireless charging out of the box. That means you don't have to buy a separate iPhone case to enjoy a feature that some... Read more ...

IOS 11 is here with improved multitasking and AR

IOS 11 is here with improved multitasking and AR

With multitasking, ARKit and more AI smarts, iOS 11 is one of Apple's biggest iOS updates yet. It just started rolling out around the world, so don't be surprised to see a... Read more ...

Google PixelBook Chromebook leak reveals what it looks like and costs

Google PixelBook Chromebook leak reveals what it looks like and costs

Google is holding an event soon, and nearly everything it plans to announce has just leaked out, including images of a new Chromebook.Droid-Life posted images of what it looks... Read more ...

Leak: Pixel 2 To Cost $650, Come In White, Black, & Blue

Leak: Pixel 2 To Cost $650, Come In White, Black, & Blue

The Pixel 2 will cost $650 for the base model and will come in white, black, and blue colors when it launches later this year. The details come from Droid Life, which has also... Read more ...

Amazon Fire HD 10 preview: Going big on entertainment

Amazon Fire HD 10 preview: Going big on entertainment

The tablet market has polarised, with many companies cranking up the specs and price of their tablets and pushing them toward working on the go. That's left something of a gulf... Read more ...

Google Pixel 2 event: How to watch online and what to expect

Google Pixel 2 event: How to watch online and what to expect

Google is set to unveil the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL in just under a month. The new smartphones will be some of the last flagships to be revealed in 2017, and they'll come hot on... Read more ...

T-Mobile boosts deprioritization threshold to 50GB

T-Mobile boosts deprioritization threshold to 50GB

Good news for T-Mobile customers: It looks like those rumors of an increased deprioritization threshold were true. T-Mobile today confirmed that it will increase its... Read more ...

Apple's iPhone 8 Shipping A LOT Earlier Than Expected

Apple's iPhone 8 Shipping A LOT Earlier Than Expected

Richard Goodwin 19/09/2017 - 5:11pm iPhone 8 and iPhone preorders have been underway for a few days now and the first iPhone 8 shipments will soon start going out Apple's... Read more ...

LG V30 launches in Korea, rest of the world to follow soon

LG V30 launches in Korea, rest of the world to follow soon

Samsung and Apple have had their time in the spotlight, and, soon, it will be LG's turn. The manufacturer has just proudly announced that the LG V30 will be starting to ship in... Read more ...

Google Pixel 2 XL leak brings us new images and pricing details

Google Pixel 2 XL leak brings us new images and pricing details

Google is expected to unveil the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL on October 4th , but as is usually the case with flagship smartphones, the devices have leaked before their official... Read more ...