Technology

Streaming growing but TV still strong, report finds

Kiwis are still spending over two and a half hours a day in front of the box.

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Paul was given a Fitbit Charge HR. He tried it out and was a big fan until it stopped working.

'It stings and it's gone all red' – Fitbit wearer's wristband nightmare

Paul was given a Fitbit Charge HR. He tried it out and was a big fan until it stopped working.

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More companies have gone into streamlining health and safety features such as picking up your arrival using  your phone and printing out your name tag ready to go when you arrive.

Vodafone using smartphones to create a cordless, paperless workplace

More companies have gone into streamlining health and safety.

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Thousands of the new car had already been pre-ordered, and now 198,000 have been sold, leading to $US7.5 billion in sales.

Driver killed while Tesla was in self-drive mode was speeding, report says

Joshua Brown's sedan hit the side of a tractor-trailer unit.

'Your hair's so red!' - Emotional teen sees colour for the first time

Zach Rose was lost for words at the sight of his girlfirend's hair among other things after he tried on his new specialised glasses.

Chorus: The 'help wanted' sign is well and truly out

Chorus says taking more than a day or two to fix faults "is clearly unacceptable".

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Police, ACC and Auckland Transport have all cautioned Pokemon trainers out there to keep safe while playing the game.

Woman breaks arm during Brisbane Pokemon Go hunt

The Pokemon app has taken the world by a storm since it was launched two weeks ago.

John Key made the pre-budget announcement at a cyber-security summit in Auckland.

Over half of Kiwi women subject to online harassment and abuse - survey

One in seven women had been affected by general threats of physical violence including death, rape and sexual assault.

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Tom Currie quit his job in a cafe to travel NZ playing Pokemon Go, and has attracted international attention since.

Kiwi barista fields job offers after quitting work to travel NZ playing Pokemon Go

Tom Currie's decision could be the best career move he's ever made.

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Subsidence coupled with rising sea levels could have dire consequences for the area.

South Dunedin consistently sinking towards sea level

Subsidence coupled with rising sea levels could have dire consequences for the area.

Civilians use Facebook Live to broadcast fightback against Turkey coup

An interactive map allows people from all over the world to see what is happening.

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Pokemon has become beyond popular and in doing so has made international headlines.

Proud gamer not impressed with the media's portrayal of Pokemon

Pokemon has become beyond popular and in doing so has made international headlines.

Treasury wary of Inland Revenue IT claims that its $2b IT upgrade may save $6b

The Treasury has warned those projections are optimistic.

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Wireless Guard has been named as one of 10 hot new companies being mentored by Vodafone to take their ideas to the world.

Burglar sensors set to become a new tool for Kiwis

Two Canterbury graduates will be mentored by Vodafone to take their device to the world.

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3D-printed prosthetic limbs are lighter, more advanced and free: "This is the most rewarding process".

'Our goal is to design bionic arms for children' - US team builds 3D arm for Kiwi kid

Growing up with only one arm meant Corey has had his fair share of difficulties.

Watch: Buckle-up! Nightmarish vertical take-offs possible in new Dreamliner 787-9

The new $225m Boeing Dreamliner is the most advanced commercial airliner ever built, and can certainly give a new meaning to the phrase "lift-off". Take a look.

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Pokemon Go

Opinion: Eight tips for playing Pokemon Go as a grown adult

The new craze is fun - but how might one engage in this new game trend while still maintaining an air of adulthood?

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Not everyone on Tinder is looking for love. Others, are looking to empty your pockets.

Use Tinder? Here's some top tips on how to safeguard yourself from getting fleeced by a con artist

Not everyone on Tinder is looking for love. Others, are looking to empty your pockets.

Tech experts head to Wellington for mega-conference

Presentations, panels and sessions will be held over three days.

Pokemon Go is displayed on a cell phone.

Real-world pain for players in hunt for Pokemon Go monsters

Players with their eyes glued to smart-phone screens have stumbled into trouble.

Video: New, sleek solar powered cars unveiled by Chinese company

The Beijing-based company said the cars can be charged in daylight while being driven.

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The models affected include the Lancer, Outlander, Pajero, Triton and Imiev made between 2007 and 2015.

Mitsubishi recalls 27,000 vehicles in NZ with possible faulty headlights

The recall affects several models made between 2007 and 2015.

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Shadow Tech aims to team high school girls with a mentor who is already in the industry.

Mentors aim to get more women into IT and engineering

Just 13 per cent of engineering jobs are occupied by women.

Close to 4000 Aucklanders entering fourth day without landlines

People living in the suburbs of Massey, Royal Oak and Three Kings have all been affected by the outage.

Landline outages affecting thousands in Auckland suburbs

Customers in Massey and Royal Oak lost their connection on Tuesday and are frustrated by a lack of information.

Virtual reality porn makes its debut at gaming convention

San Diego-based Naughty America is the first dedicated adult entertainment company to have an exhibit at the annual convention.

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Some sites are facilitling the wish to continue life online, long after you’re gone, but to many, that’s 'creepy'.

What happens to your Facebook account when you die?

Around 10,000 users die every day, leaving zombie accounts haunting the internet.

'Went on his little adventure' - Russian robot escapes lab, stops traffic

"Our engineer drove onto the testing ground and forgot to close the gates," says the maker.

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Sky and Vodafone Chief Executives John Fellet and Russell Stanners talk about their 'shared vision of the future'.

Sky CEO hints at cloud-based MySky after Vodafone merger

Sky's chief executive says products like cloud-based MySky could follow the merger of the media and communications giants.

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