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US tech company buys NZ software developer
US tech company buys NZ software developer

New Zealand software developer Optima has been sold to a United States technology firm for an undisclosed sum.

Five novel features an Amazon smartphone could offer

Rumours of an Amazon smartphone have reached a fever pitch, with several tech blogs speculating that the device could be…

David Spencer: The case for a shorter work week

In a world of iPhones and drones, people are right to wonder why they are still working so hard.

Note to self: stop drinking

You're in a bar having a few drinks - and then you get a text message from yourself saying it's time to go home.

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Rugby: Crusaders 'Nice to be on the right side' video Rugby: Crusaders 'Nice to be on the right side'

After their clenching the win over the chiefs, Todd…

Crusaders' momentum shift video Crusaders' momentum shift

Herald rugby writers Gregor Paul & Patrick McKendry…

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Meet Honda's latest humanoid
video Meet Honda's latest humanoid

It walks and runs, even up and down stairs. It can open a bottle and serve a drink, and politely tries to shake hands with…

PlayStation partners with Kiwi school
PlayStation partners with Kiwi school

Kiwi students will soon have the chance to develop their own games using the Sony PlayStation platform.

Fired exec gets $58m for 15 months work
Fired exec gets $58m for 15 months work

Yahoo's recently fired chief operating officer, Henrique de Castro, left the Internet company with a severance package of…

Apple Watch: Help!
Apple Watch: Help!

Once upon a time, every Apple product shipped with a big manual (well, some were bigger than others). Even software - I…

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Tech Universe: Thursday 17 April
Tech Universe: Thursday 17 April

LET THE INK RUN: An inkjet printer generally makes a print head run back and forth across a piece of…

The world's most connected man

An inscription on the forecourt at the Temple of Apollo at Delphi advises the reader to "know thyself".

App helps shave insurance premiums

We all know the benefits of driving safely - and now an insurance company is offering the incentive of reduced premiums.

After Glass watch for Google Contacts

Forget Google Glass, the next wearable technology trend could be Google contact lenses.

Tech skills put NZ on the app
Tech skills put NZ on the app

A couple of years ago, Chris Moore was working in a senior technology job at the London headquarters…

Tech Universe: Wednesday 16 April

IT'S FOOD, JIM: Most of us can't afford our own personal chefs and dieticians, but perhaps 3D printing could help us with…

It's time to stop hating Google Glass

Ever since Google began testing its augmented-reality eyewear, public reaction has moved from "that's amazing" to "if you…

Hands on: Logitech Bluetooth Audio Adapter

Back in the day, music meant round spinning things that played just over an hour of music if you were lucky. The trouble…

Apple Watch: iPhone therefore iApp

A few weeks ago I wrote a story on what apps I use on my Mac , and which ones I use on my iPad , and asked for comments…

DebitSuccess buys up another UK company
DebitSuccess buys up another UK company

Debitsuccess is showing no signs of slowing its growth strategy, announcing this week it had bought…

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Apple Watch: Beating Apple
Apple Watch: Beating Apple

Apple has always been known for its culture of secrecy, although it gives away subtle hints in its declarations…

Hands on: System Mechanic 12.7
Apple Watch: Nothing like the Amazon
Hands on: Samsung Galaxy S5
Windows update aimed at keyboard and mouse users
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Apple Watch

Apple Watch: Microsoft - it's the Word
Apple Watch: Microsoft - it's the Word

And it's on iPad. Often threatened - or should I say promised - over the last couple of years, former…

Apple Watch: Indispensable iPad apps
Apple Watch: Apple's stamp
Apple Watch: Mac Pro video
Apple Watch: Some hot Apple air
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