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Parents will be pleased with Uber's latest feature, teens not so much

Parents will be pleased with Uber's latest feature, teens not so much Some teens, however, will not.The transportation app is piloting a new programme that gives teens between the ages of 13 to 17 a way to use Uber that allows their parents to keep tabs on them.

Garmin plans to wake up Kiwi drivers with new dash cams

Garmin plans to wake up Kiwi drivers with new dash cams “The rise of dash cams has allowed us to align our new models with the needs of our customer base.” The Dash Cam 55 has high-quality video captured in 1440p, 1080p, or 720p with a 3.

Garmin promotes driver alertness with new dash cams

Garmin promotes driver alertness with new dash cams With the Dash Cam 45 and 55, customers can do more than just record a drive,” says Adam Howarth, General Manager Garmin Australasia.“Now they can take advantage of advanced driver alerts through a discreet dash camera that seamlessly blends into a vehicle without obstructing a driver’s line of sight.

If you use Minecraft mods, do your research first

If you use Minecraft mods, do your research first ​Minecraft fans beware: IT security company ESET have discovered 87 malicious apps disguised as mods for Minecraft with close to a total of one million downloads on the android store.This means that 990,000 Android mobile users have been unknowingly exposed to malicious content as well as ad and scam content by installing these fake Minecraft mods.

YouTube has just launched automatic sound effect captions

YouTube has just launched automatic sound effect captions Now the company has turned its attention to sound effects, with the aim of providing better access to ‘the richness of all the audio content’.As you can imagine, labeled ambient sound information is hard to come by, but they were still able to get a big enough dataset, the company says.

Microsoft announces strong lineup for Xbox Games with Gold April 2017

Microsoft announces strong lineup for Xbox Games with Gold April 2017 If you are a current Xbox Live Gold member, you can look forward to playing many good Xbox One and Xbox 360 games next month.If you own an Xbox One, you can download Ryse: Son of Rome on April 1st up until April 30th.

"We are not afraid": London unites over social media

"We are not afraid": London unites over social media The London tube posted an image of their logo bearing the supportive message and it is going viral on Twitter.Citizens and celebrities alike are tweeting their support and solidarity as London moves forward in the wake of the attack yesterday, when four people were killed and 29 injured by a lone attacker in Westminster.

Sick of machines swallowing your cards? ANZ introduces PayWave to its ATMs

Sick of machines swallowing your cards? ANZ introduces PayWave to its ATMs PayWave is now available on all ANZ ATMs starting from today, eliminating the risk of machines getting too hungry and swallowing your cards - and maybe even card skimming.Users will be able to use their ANZ Visa card or Visa-activated smartphone with ANZ goMoney Wallet to use the machines.

Hold up: There's an app to test your sperm

Hold up: There's an app to test your sperm The test is the first home male fertility kit using a smartphone as a platform with a full mobile app experience.The YO app interprets this video and delivers immediate, results which are accurate and easily understood.

Govt welmes passing of Intelligence and Security Bill

Govt welmes passing of Intelligence and Security Bill The Government is welcoming the passing of the third reading of an Intelligence and Security Bill this week.The legislation updates the legislative framework and increases the transparency of the intelligence and security agencies.

TeamTalk fights back against Spark's 'hostile takeover bid'

TeamTalk fights back against Spark's 'hostile takeover bid' The company says an independent adviser valuation range was put at $1.“The underlying value of TeamTalk’s shares is in the range of $1.

New Zealand plugs in to the electric vehicle hype

New Zealand plugs in to the electric vehicle hype Bridges attributes this to the success of the New Zealand Government’s electric vehicle programme at pushing up purchasing.Supporting infrastructure and electric vehicle charging stations are always popping up across the country to support the growing number of electric vehicles on the road.

Uncorked Rethinks the Terrain Park

Uncorked Rethinks the Terrain Park Starting with pen and paper, McMorris and Toutant (with a helping hand from Craig McMorris) poured out their ideas for what terrain parks of the future could potentially look like and brought to life one helluva unique series of features at Grouse Mountain.This is exactly what happens when the focus is 100% on the features.

<b>Gunpie Adventure</b> – Nexon launches mobile adventure shooter worldwide

<b>Gunpie Adventure</b> – Nexon launches mobile adventure shooter worldwide Nexon Korea, a subsidiary of global games developer and publisher Nexon, today announced the global launch (excluding China) of Gunpie Adventures for iOS and Android devices.Gunpie Adventure combines a modern FPS experience with role-playing game (RPG) elements, taking mobile gamers on a fast-paced, action adventure against the Sirius Foundation.

<b>MU Legend</b> – Webzen launches Korean server to much fanfare

<b>MU Legend</b> – Webzen launches Korean server to much fanfare Webzen, a global publisher and developer of games, today announced the official launch of the highly-anticipated PC MMORPG, MU Legend, in South Korea.The sequel to the global phenomenon MU Online, MU Legend features fluid and impactful hack n’ slash combat, content that caters to both solo and party play, and a world that’s deep and intriguing that will satisfy new players and fans alike.

Facebook has just revealed new ways to go live

Facebook has just revealed new ways to go live We’re excited to announce that, as of today, people around the world can broadcast live video to Facebook from their desktop or laptop computers.To get started on your live broadcast from a computer, click “Live Video” from the top of your News Feed or Timeline, then follow the prompts to add a description and choose your audience.

Weather forecasts meet virtual reality with launch of AccuWeather app

Weather forecasts meet virtual reality with launch of AccuWeather app "AccuWeather is excited to partner with Samsung on the launch of the AccuWeather - Weather for Life app for Gear VR, bringing users the most accurate, most innovative weather forecasts and information available worldwide,” he says."The app is interactive and easy for users to access immersive 360-degree video content and weather forecasts, all with the Superior Accuracy from AccuWeather they rely on, experiencing weather in revolutionary new ways.

Less stress by preparing sperm samples at home

Less stress by preparing sperm samples at home The test is the first home male fertility kit using a smartphone as a platform with a full mobile app experience.The YO app interprets this video and delivers immediate, results which are accurate and easily understood.

Kiwis want faster internet, especially in rural areas, survey finds

Kiwis want faster internet, especially in rural areas, survey finds Surprise surprise, Kiwis want faster internet for their homes, and they want it now.The survey, by UMR Research, investigated how New Zealanders use home internet connections, and how they expect that use to change in the next three years.

A brief history of programming languages

A brief history of programming languages Who were these individuals, and why did they invent new programming languages instead of using the ones already in existence?Let’s dive into the history and take a look at some of the most important programming languages ever made.