Stuff.co.nz - Technology

Apple's iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop

Stuff.co.nz - Technology - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 09:28
Last year I reviewed Apple's new iPad Pro and found that it was not quite the laptop replacement that we had hoped for.

The tech that Kiwis miss out on

Stuff.co.nz - Technology - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 09:02
Kiwis often get early access to most new gadgets and services despite being a small country on the far side of the world.

Microsoft unveils Xbox One X: The world's most powerful console

Stuff.co.nz - Technology - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 03:01
The E3 expo in Los Angeles is the gaming industry's biggest event of the year, and Xbox kicked things off in style by unveiling the world's most powerful console: The Xbox One X.

Turning Trixie from a VDub into an e-Dub

Stuff.co.nz - Technology - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 13:46
Volkswagen Beetles have long been part of Carl Penwarden's family so when he was looking for a way to make his 1965 Beetle "Trixie" relevant to his eight-year-old daughter Abby he hit upon the idea of electrifying the vintage VDub.

Homer Simpson thwarts DeepMind, one of the world's smartest computer programs

Stuff.co.nz - Technology - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 13:45
One of the world's most advanced computer programs has been thwarted by Homer Simpson.

Tech needs a human touch to relieve information overload

Stuff.co.nz - Technology - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 13:26
Let's talk about a scourge of modern times. There is so much stuff to watch, read, listen to, buy, eat or learn about.

A school principal will pay students to forgo screen time over holidays

Stuff.co.nz - Technology - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 10:44
When the school year finishes, countless students binge on movies, television and video games during their break. Many will also have endless access to cellphones that would be off-limits if they were in class.

Apple's Tim Cook may have taken a subtle dig at Facebook

Stuff.co.nz - Technology - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 09:32
Apple chief executive Tim Cook appeared to make a veiled swipe at Facebook as he spoke to new graduates at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

New iPhone said lacking tech to match rivals' data speed

Stuff.co.nz - Technology - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 09:18
Apple's newest iPhones, due to go on sale later this year, may potentially lag behind the data performance of rival smartphones.

What Next?: John Campbell and Nigel Latta showed us the future and it was depressing

Stuff.co.nz - Technology - Sun, 06/11/2017 - 23:18
REVIEW: In early 19th century England, the Luddites began destroying automated weaving machines because they feared they would cost them their jobs. They were right to be worried: they did.

AA wants more phone firms to ban use while driving

Stuff.co.nz - Technology - Sun, 06/11/2017 - 06:00
The Automobile Association hopes other mobile phone providers will follow Apple's lead in helping prevent phone use while driving.

John Campbell: I hope that 20 years from now, my kids will feel safe bringing their own kids into the world

Stuff.co.nz - Technology - Sun, 06/11/2017 - 06:00
OPINION: Sometimes the future arrives devastatingly and without warning. 

Cybercurrency exchange offers more than bitcoin for New Zealand dollars

Stuff.co.nz - Technology - Sun, 06/11/2017 - 06:00
BitPrime, a Christchurch-based brokerage, is the only firm in the world to offer a direct exchange of cryptocurrencies ethereum and ripple for New Zealand dollars.

Leaked 2013 email from Uber CEO Travis Kalanick exposes hard-partying company culture

Stuff.co.nz - Technology - Sat, 06/10/2017 - 11:32
Before a 2013 company outing in the US, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick warned his employees to behave themselves - sort of.

Yahoo's $6.2 billion sale to Verizon approved

Stuff.co.nz - Technology - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 11:11
Nearly a year and a half after Yahoo put itself up for sale, the troubled company's shareholders on Thursday (Friday NZT) voted to approve its US$4.48 billion (NZ$ 6.22 billion) sale to telecommunications giant Verizon.

Democracy has never faced a threat like Facebook

Stuff.co.nz - Technology - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 08:30
US-based social media giants may soon face a new attack in Europe: There's a perception among activists and officials that the basis of their business model - targeted advertising - can be a threat to democracy.

British comedian Dave Gorman reveals why Modern Life is Goodish

Stuff.co.nz - Technology - Thu, 06/08/2017 - 16:16
New Zealanders are finally getting the chance to see British comedian Dave Gorman's popular topical comedy show Modern Life is Goodish.

New Apple speaker design prompts hilarious reactions

Stuff.co.nz - Technology - Thu, 06/08/2017 - 16:14
Apple has just revealed its newest product: a smart home speaker called the HomePod.
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