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iPhone 6 signals gadget overload
Are people getting frustrated with the amount of separate devices they need to own in order to conduct their every day living?
Social Media Charity Crazes - will there be another ice bucket challenge?
Enough with the stupid challenges. Don't get me wrong. I think anything the raises awareness for things that people might not have otherwise thought about is great.
Facebook Messenger proving to be a hit
Despite all the complaining from many users, Facebook’s separate messaging app has proven to be extremely successful.
Coming up: Startup Weekend Auckland November 2014
Startup Weekends are 54-hour events designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs.
Post-election Facebook: all is not quiet.
I’ve noticed that left-wing supporters are far more vocal about their distaste for the right than right-wing supports are at all.
Instagram - #selfielapse
Instagram has released an update to its video app Hyperlapse, giving users the ability to capture time-lapse videos. We investigate.
Apple's iPhone 6 Plus drives fans around the bend...
With so much hype surrounding the release of the iPhone 6 and the even bigger iPhone 6 Plus, it wasn’t long before reports of faults started making headlines.
Tackling piracy head on: NZ feature film responds with multiplatform release
"watch this film when you want, where you want, on whatever platform you want".
Film Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Dear Michael Bay... I just wanted to thank you for annihilating one of my favourite shows from when I was kid.
iOS App Review: Circle the Dot
I’ve said it a few times now, but simple games make the best games...
DVD review: Fault in Our Stars
"it took me a while to stop rolling my eyes, but then I remembered I’m 29 and am far more cynical than the typical 15-year-old that these movies are aimed at."
My Top 5 Games on my iPhone
With thousands of games available on App stores, we hunted through and highlighted five of our favourites:
App of the week - Hyperlapse
We check out the new time lapse video app from Instagram
The apps I can't live without...
I don’t like clutter and I’m constantly deleting things off my iPhone that I don’t need...
Censorship... Is Facebook keeping Kiwis quiet?
This is interesting considering the upcomoing election here in New Zealand; a topic that gets up a lot of people’s grills...
TV review: The Killing, Season 4 starts
At one point I could hear myself breathing and all that was happening was Sarah standing in the middle of a room.
App of the week: Bolt
Instagram has released their answer to Snapchat – Bolt.
Trend Micro: NZ ranks high in online streaming trickery
New Zealand has ranked as the fifth highest country affected by dangerous social engineering lures during the recent school holiday movie season.
Samsung NZ saves the selfie snarling Black Cats...
Over in the UK, it’s been reported that black cats are being abandoned by their owners because they don’t take good selfies. Yeah right, I hear you say. I said it too.
Do you really hate Facebook? Or is it just because you're supposed to?
Most people I know say they hate Facebook, and complain about how boring it is on a regular basis.
Yahoo! Community goes to the web...
The news that Commnity is headed to Yahoo for a sixth season has delighted fans (and me) of the now un-cancelled series.
Her hips don't lie... who wins the Facebook popularity contest?
So you may have heard that Shakira became the most popular person on Facebook after hitting 100 million likes week – the most likes any public figure on Facebook has ever achieved.
Nice move, Slingshot...
Earlier this month Slingshot unblocked access to certain movie websites, much to the delight of their customers.
Is Facebook's Buy Now button a game-changer for SMBs?
Facebook introduced a new feature last week that businesses are sure to like. It is testing a way for advertisers to make a direct sales pitch to Facebook users, and it could be a game-changer.