Technology

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It will set you back a couple of million dollars and you'll need a pilot's license to get behind the wheel.

Not quite The Jetsons - but this flying car could be yours

You too can soon fly around in a car - but you'll need to pay almost $2m to do it.

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Mike says spending time online is fine as long as it's part of a healthy mix of activities.

Mike Hosking says we need to 'stop freaking out' over the amount of time teens spend online

Mike says spending time online is fine as long as it's part of a healthy mix of activities.

04:27
The telco is doing away with the old technology and switching to an internet based system.

Spark's replacement of old landline phone system should create no 'issues' for customers - tech expert

The telco is switching to an internet based system, implemented over five years.

Watch: Google shows off Auckland's Mount Eden in stunning 3D glory in ad for updated Earth programme

Among some of the most beautiful places on Earth, the introduction video features Mt Eden in all its beauty.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at his company's annual F8 developer conference, Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Facebook CEO wants to augment your reality

The promise of augmented and virtual reality was a big focus of Facebook's annual conference for developers.

Netflix.

Netflix standing on the threshold of 100 million subscribers

Over the past decade, "what really did it for Netflix was the explosion of phones and tablets".

The Waymo driverless car is displayed during a Google event, in San Francisco.

Apple to begin testing self-driving car technology in California

The testing marks Apple's first public move into a highly competitive field.

01:06
Wellington agencies will fly 100 people from all around the world to NZ to fill 100 jobs.

Free tech career trips to Wellington draw 48,000 applicants from around the world

One-hundred will be chosen to fly to the capital for tech job interviews.

05:15
Fair Go investigates the hidden costs of cruising New Zealand.

Tips for cruise passengers after woman pinged $89 roaming for a few texts - and she didn't leave NZ waters

A telcecommunications whizz gave Irene Neal some tips on Fair Go for her next cruise.

Watch: Next-generation Boeing and Airbus planes take to the skies on the same day

You'll soon be able to travel in the new Dreamliner and A319neo.

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1,600 families from low decile schools have signed up each year to get computer training and a second-hand PC.

Programme bridging NZ's digital divide since 2001 to be axed in June

The Government says the Computers in Homes programme has been outpaced by changes in technology.

01:36
1 NEWS reporter Andrew Morrison caught up with the young app entrepreneurs.

Young Wellington twins' new version of noughts and crosses going global

1 NEWS reporter Andrew Morrison caught up with the young app entrepreneurs.

00:45
The electronics giant promises this phone has undergone vigorous safety testing.

Samsung plays it safe as it reveals first smartphone since disastrous Note 7

The S8 sports a voice assistant intended to rival Siri and Google Assistant.

Gadget Guy John Buckley takes a look at the new Samsung Note 7.

Samsung's fire-prone Note 7 phone may return after recalls

The spontaneous fires prompted Samsung to recall millions of phones.

New 5G mobile network coming but planning needed

Vodafone says 5G technology will start coming on stream in a broader commercial sense from 2020.

Selfie (file picture).

The science of the selfie: left is best

Researchers in have now revealed why people prefer to take selfies of their left cheek.

Drones should transmit identifier for security, says manufacturer

The world's largest manufacturer of civilian drones is proposing to help agencies identify rogue operators.

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Dramatic map shows effects of sea level rise on NZ cities - is your town at risk?

A number of major New Zealand towns and cities are under threat, according to a new report.

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Along with New Zealand, the country has some of the highest rates of melanoma in the world.

Kiwi-made skin cancer detection app launches in Australia

Both New Zealand and Australia have the highest rates of melanoma in the world.

Watch: Young kid battling cancer able to go to school thanks to robot

Suffering from Leukaemia, Brodie can't go to school physically, but he can be there via robot.

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'We're using our phones everywhere we go - if we want to change we need to start limiting ourselves first', a researcher says.

Some Kiwi schoolgirls spend over five hours a day on their phones after class

A survey has found most kids have no limit set on their screen time after school.

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'We're using our phones everywhere we go - if we want to change we need to start limiting ourselves first', a researcher says.

Most Kiwi kids have no limits on the screen time at home and have little to no supervision - new survey

"We're using our phones everywhere we go - if we want to change we need to start limiting ourselves first", a researcher says.

A Nissan technician inspects the grill of a new 2016 Altima on the assembly line at the Nissan Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant in the US.

Nissan recalls more than 54,000 cars, cites air bag problem

The recall is due to curtain and seat-mounted air bags that may unexpectedly deploy when the door is slammed.

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A breach saw voice messages from toys leaked online, and there's concern it's only going to get worse.

Is your child's toy listening to your conversations?

A breach last week saw two million voice messages from toys connected to the internet leaked online.

01:58
The Advertising Standards Authority says they'll be discussing a change to their guidelines.

NZ brands, beware! NZ could be in line for shake-up over social media advertising

The Advertising Standards Authority says they'll be discussing a change to their guidelines.

01:58
Christchurch's Polytech is allowing students to get practical experience in virtual reality.

'It feels like you're playing' - radiology students using virtual reality to get practical experience

Even our reporter was taught to produce a passable x-ray in the virtual reality x-ray room at Christchurch's polytech.

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Wellington agencies will fly 100 people from all around the world to NZ to fill 100 jobs.

Thousands apply for free 'ultimate tech career trip' to New Zealand

More than $800,000 has been invested into a digital scheme to fill the gap in Wellington's tech industry.

02:02
Government departments are pushing to get more personal data online, making it easier to share information.

From birth through to death, each stage of our lives set to go digital

Government departments are pushing to get more personal data online.

03:49

Remarkable tale of unblinding love: Kiwi dad fashions prosthetic eye for his daughter

Dwayne Collins practised and perfected how to make eyes for daughter Liberty Collins who suffers from a rare condition that renders her partially blind.

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