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Thursday, 24 April 2014
Video: Man in his 70s tries out the Oculus Rift
15:22 | 24/4/14
Video of Brian Kenneth Metcalf, a man in his seventies, trying out the Oculus Rift for his first time.
Apple splitting stock as iPhone sales soar
13:11 | 24/4/14
Apple will spend an additional US$30 billion to buy back shares of the company's stock.
Lego: The Hobbit review
12:17 | 24/4/14
Gratifyingly tricky at times and always refreshingly good-natured, Lego: The Hobbit should find younger players immersed and older ones just as entertained.
Facebook profits triple, revenue up 82 percent
11:27 | 24/4/14
Facebook profits nearly tripled to US$642 million in the first quarter on a 72 percent surge in revenues.
WhatsApp reaches 500 million users
11:24 | 24/4/14
WhatsApp now has 500 million regular, active users around the world.
Google gives a pre-quake view of Christchurch
10:07 | 24/4/14
Google is now allowing Kiwis to compare the old with the new through its Maps application, including pre-quake Christchurch.
Wearable technology hype questioned
17:02 | 23/4/14
Wearable technology has been singled out as one of the hottest trends, but companies have failed to capitalise on interest.
Pentagon shows off humanoid robot
16:55 | 23/4/14
The hulking Atlas robot is designed not as a warrior but as a humanitarian machine that would rescue natural disaster victims.
Greens crowd-source proposed internet law
12:45 | 23/4/14
The Green Party says internet users will help shape the final draft of its Internet Rights and Freedoms Bill.
Assassin's Creed: Unity has four-player co-op - reports
11:14 | 23/4/14
Multiple online reports claim Ubisoft's upcoming new-gen title Assassin's Creed: Unity will feature a four-player co-op campaign.
Moto X undercuts pricey iPhone, S5
10:32 | 22/4/14
Google's take on what an Android phone should look like – the Motorola Moto X – is set to be released in New Zealand.
New Japanese digital eyes show emotions
20:50 | 21/4/14
A Japanese inventor has created digital eyes that show your emotions for you, with one use being for flight attendants dealing with irritating passengers.
Oculus Rift: Latest virtual reality goggles in NZ
16:13 | 20/4/14
The Oculus Rift headset promises to take virtual reality mainstream.
Zynga launches FarmVille mobile app
13:03 | 18/4/14
Zynga has released a version of the hit FarmVille tailored for smartphones and tablets.
Turkey hoping for Twitter office
11:32 | 18/4/14
Turkish government still hopes Twitter will open an office in the country, despite Twitter ruling out any such move.
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