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Juha Saarinen: 'Arm Inside' threat spells trouble for chip giant Intel
OPINION: Intel’s chickens are coming home to roost.
Juha Saarinen: How can we keep AIs aligned with human values?
OPINION: What risks does AI pose?
Juha Saarinen: When you can't trust your cyber security vendors
OPINION: Customers have to be able to trust cyber security providers.
Juha Saarinen: The massive internet attack that hardly anyone noticed
OPINION: Tech giants hit by 'distributed denial of service' attack.
Juha Saarinen: Is this the best option for smartphone photographers?
OPINION: A phone for the smartphone photographers and videographers.
Juha Saarinen: USB-C a welcome but complicated upgrade for Apple's iPhone 15
OPINION: Delving into some hardware quirkiness.
Juha Saarinen: Musk turns Starlink into a national security worry
OPINION: Even a vile social media cesspit can't drown out Musk critics, Russia concerns.
Juha Saarinen: How eSims will change your mobile phone experience
ANALYSIS: Apple has already gone full eSim in North America, but how does it work here?
Juha Saarinen: There's a tech void in the election
OPINION: The tech space is pretty much empty of policy proposals.
Juha Saarinen: Is NZ really missing out by being cautious with cryptocurrencies?
OPINION: Unpacking a recently released report into cryptocurrencies.
Juha Saarinen: The pros and cons of Samsung's new Galaxy Z Flip5
Opinion: Samsung's flip phone still grabs attention.
Juha Saarinen: The world is buzzing about LK-99 - what you need to know
OPINION: The worldwide excitement around LK-99 has been palpable.
Juha Saarinen: What I learned from scrutinising my phone bill
OPINION: A trip down the telco billing rabbit warren.
Juha Saarinen: Do mega data centres pose an environmental problem?
Opinion: Will we be in competition for power and water with demand-hungry tech giants?
Juha Saarinen: Will wireless optical networking ever be practical?
OPINION: Why aren’t we putting our internal house broadband networks over lightwaves?
Juha Saarinen: Chip wars threaten to cause supply chain pain
There is the potential for serious disruption across the whole of society.
Juha Saarinen: In search of lost stories in the vast world wide web
OPINION: First stop to locate missing material is the Wayback Machine.
Juha Saarinen: Twitter’s failure during the Russian mutiny
OPINION: People are now following what's happening through old-school outlets.
Juha Saarinen: How much picture quality is too much on a 65-inch TV?
OPINION: Our tech columnist reviews the Samsung S95C television.
Juha Saarinen: Where could Apple's next focus be - AI or gaming?
There are strong indications that Apple is eyeing up the gaming market more thoroughly.
Juha Saarinen: Taking a holiday roadie in a Skoda EV
While outside this writer's budget, it is very impressive.
Juha Saarinen: Microsoft 365's confusing price differential between retail and direct sales
Rivers of subscription revenue gold.
Juha Saarinen: 5G - the neither here nor there tech
Chances are you wouldn’t have noticed much difference between 5G and 4G.
Juha Saarinen: Amazon’s Auckland zone cloud computing goes live
The first part of AWS' billion-dollar investment in NZ quietly went live last week.
Juha Saarinen: Is the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra worth its price tag?
It's certainly a pricey zoom phone but a touch less expensive than the iPhone 14 Pro Max.
Juha Saarinen: Let’s fix our smart and vulnerable vehicles
“If it’s smart, it’s vulnerable” says an infosec veteran.
Juha Saarinen: Data breach disasters spawn local tech security solutions
MATTR is making a name for itself with its digital ID and verifiable credentials tech.
Juha Saarinen: We need to remodel online for privacy and security
Credit providers need vast amounts of information on borrowers. And that can be a problem.
Juha Saarinen: The year ‘hallucinate’ became a tech term
But why are people concerned about the AI hallucinations?
Juha Saarinen: Did we just dodge an ‘extinction level event’ for startups?
The SVB failure has uncovered a serious vulnerability threatening an important sector.
Juha Saarinen: How does Oppo’s flip phone stack up against the competition?
Juha Saarinen: Only four phonemakers currently field foldable phones.
Juha Saarinen: A look at the new Apple MacBook Pro
Apple gear sells for top dollar, so is the MacBook Pro worth it?
Juha Saarinen: Is Netflix pushing us back to piracy?
Netflix has now tightened up where you can watch and that’s just a single household.
Juha Saarinen: We weren’t prepared for this cyclone, but we need to be in future
Opinion: The climate emergency is hitting home hard, writes Juha Saarinen.
Juha Saarinen: Excuses and techscuses - when technology drives you crazy
OPINION: To have been a fly on the wall in the Auckland mayor’s office during the floods.
Juha Saarinen: We are racing blindly into an AI future
Outsourcing, appalling lyrics, and disinformation: What does the future hold for AI?
Race to protect against cybercriminals as crooks eye up AI tech
Have you been "privacied"? Cybercriminals aren't always generic bandits.
Juha Saarinen: How about a new report that looks at the positives and negatives of UFB?
UFB kicked off 11 years ago and the network now passes 87 per cent of the population
Juha Saarinen: Please launch the Tesla phone, Elon
Facing the boot from Apple and Google's app stores, what should Musk do to save Twitter?
Juha Saarinen: Australia gets ready to hack back at cyber criminals
Australia goes on the offensive in the InfoSec Wars.
Juha Saarinen: Content warning - Twitter and Mastodon
A week on Mastodon, and I've gone and quit as Twitter burns and crashes.
Review: New iPhone 14 Pro delayed but worth waiting for
Apple isn't immune to Covid-19.
Juha Saarinen: As Musk kills Twitter, social media will survive
What to do as the bird site unravels.
Juha Saarinen: Internet data leaks set to become even costlier
With record fines incoming, ignore information security at your peril.
NZ's public sector could be sitting on internet address treasure trove
The New Zealand public sector could make millions by selling its Internet addresses.
Juha Saarinen: Make software more cloudy - pretty please
Upselling to features that won't be used is not the way of the cloud.
Juha Saarinen: Why crypto currencies are a fatally flawed concept
It's esoteric and geeky, and also supremely inelegant and inefficient.
Juha Saarinen: The missing link in Apple's photo and video chain
Showing off your iPhone 14 Pro masterpieces isn't easy.
Juha Saarinen: Is community-generated power the future?
Solar power is coming, but it's not going to happen overnight.
Juha Saarinen: Spark brings 'true' standalone 5G to NZ
Next-gen 5G arriving, slowly but surely.
How internet hackers have evolved and what you should do
They built it, you came, and OMG, look at what happened.
Juha Saarinen: Cyber security experts Cert NZ have some pretty oddball notions
Passwords are a bad idea and not even experts always know how manage them.
Juha Saarinen: Blockchain, the tech that could but didn't deliver
Is blockchain of any use?