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The mini-drone swarm is ming! MIT researchers crack the de to miniaturising drones

The mini-drone swarm is ming! MIT researchers crack the de to miniaturising drones They have built flying prototypes that are the size of a bumblebee and loaded it with even tinier sensors and cameras.Thus far, they have managed to miniaturise almost every part of a drone, except for the brains of the operation, the computer chip.

Sledgehammer Games reveals trailer for Nazi Zombies in Call of Duty: WWII

Sledgehammer Games reveals trailer for Nazi Zombies in Call of Duty: WWII The new Nazi Zombies mode has been revealed and it looks awesome.At the San Diego Comic Con event, Sledgehammer Games unveiled the reveal trailer for the Nazi Zombies mode in Call of Duty: WWII.

Final Fantasy XIV expands with Stormblood

Final Fantasy XIV expands with Stormblood Since 2013, Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn has allowed fans of the veteran RPG series to journey together across the land of Eorzea.The game is a retooling of the original Final Fantasy XIV massively multiplayer online game, which shuttered in 2012 due to lacklustre gameplay.

Finally, time to Get Even

Finally, time to Get Even I’ve been wondering around wearing a Get Even t-shirt since E3 2014.Whilst there in LA, a few chaps from The Farm 51 explained the 3D scanning technology employed by their upcoming game, Get Even.

Step over Siri, because Bixby is here: Samsung’s new integrated artificial intelligence

Step over Siri, because Bixby is here: Samsung’s new integrated artificial intelligence Sadly Siri is only available on iOS and Samsung fans have long yearned for their own companion as witty and intelligent as Siri.Now that long wait has come to an end with the release of Bixby, Samsung’s newest AI.

Vodafone’s smartphones promise to break the stigma surrounding cheap mobile-devices

Vodafone’s smartphones promise to break the stigma surrounding cheap mobile-devices The Vodafone Smart V8 has won a 2017 World iF Design Award for its premium look and feel, underpinned by an elegant and durable full-metal casing.“The Vodafone Smart V8 promises to be one of the best smartphones released this year for people who want a great smartphone for using lots of data, but have a constrained budget.

A/NZ open your eyes to a virtual world: Gaming is a rising industry

A/NZ open your eyes to a virtual world: Gaming is a rising industry The study covered 1,234 Australian households and 3,135 individuals, in which three in four respondents agreed that making video games in Australia benefits the Australian economy.Jeff Brand, Bond University professor says, “The research shows two-thirds of Australians play video games, both in their personal and professional lives.

4.5G the fastest network you can’t use: Can your phone handle the nationwide upgrade?

4.5G the fastest network you can’t use: Can your phone handle the nationwide upgrade? The upgrade puts the Spark network slightly ahead of devices, with no commercially available modems or phones supporting the entire range and combination of 4.At present, the average 4G speed for mobile users in New Zealand is 36 mbs, when Spark trialled the first 4.

Hands-on impressions from the Destiny 2 open beta for nsoles

Hands-on impressions from the Destiny 2 open beta for nsoles An open beta for Destiny 2 happened on both PS4 and Xbox One and it gave us a preview of both the single player campaign and the multiplayer modes.Things improved with subsequent expansions and thankfully Destiny 2's single player campaign feels much better in terms of its storytelling and overall atmosphere.

Bluff Marae takes on ding for kids with the help of deCamp

Bluff Marae takes on ding for kids with the help of deCamp Te Rau Aroha Marae, Bluff is holding a unique programme with the help of CodeCamp from Wellington.Sumaria Beaton, program organiser says, “We are a go-ahead region and want our young ones of the future to thrive.

The voice whispering in your ear: Microsoft HoloLens 2.0 gets an AI upgrade

The voice whispering in your ear: Microsoft HoloLens 2.0 gets an AI upgrade It is not an exaggeration to say that deep learning has taken the world of computer vision by storm.This processor is part of what makes HoloLens the world’s first, and still only, fully self-contained holographic computer.

Rest in Peace MS Paint: Kiwis say goodbye to childhood memories

Rest in Peace MS Paint: Kiwis say goodbye to childhood memories In the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update list it was announced that the classic program, MS Paint, is not in active development and might be removed in future releases.Over the years many great artistic works have been created in MS Paint, some content creators on Youtube even using the program to create complex animations.

SSDo’s and Don’ts: How to install your SDD drive

SSDo’s and Don’ts: How to install your SDD drive If you didn't get a PC with SDD pre-installed the task of adding this nifty little device can seem daunting.If you’re a first-time SSD installer, there’s no need to fear, Crucial NZ has now published an easy three-part process to installation: prepare, copy, install and download.

No power? No problem: Kiwi electric vehicle owners aren’t afraid of getting stranded

No power? No problem: Kiwi electric vehicle owners aren’t afraid of getting stranded According to the latest poll by Flip the Fleet, most electric vehicle owners are unfazed by the prospect of getting stranded with a flat battery.Flip the Fleet is a citizen science collaboration of over 200 Kiwi electric vehicle owners that share data from their cars’ dashboards each month.

New Zealand plans to power remote Pacific mmunities with renewable technology

New Zealand plans to power remote Pacific mmunities with renewable technology Dunedin companies Powerhouse Wind and Control are at the forefront of an innovative pilot project aimed at replacing diesel power with quiet and constant renewable energy systems.The Bishop Koete Rural Training Centre on Nggela Sule Island in the Solomons has become the first community to benefit from the unique hybrid wind-solar system.

New Zealand’s renewable energy expertise is in worldwide demand

New Zealand’s renewable energy expertise is in worldwide demand Gerry Brownlee, NZ foreign minister, welcomed the signing of a partnership arrangement between New Zealand and the African Union Commission to establish the New Zealand/Africa Geothermal Facility.The facility, managed by the New Zealand Development Programme, will provide about $10 million over the next five years to enhance geothermal development in 11 East African countries.

Capture the world in 360-degrees: Facebook launches its Live-360 program

Capture the world in 360-degrees: Facebook launches its Live-360 program The Insta360 Air and Insta360 Nano are plug-and-play devices that instantly turn phones into 360 live-streaming cameras.Both were selected for inclusion by Facebook, along with the camera for VR filmmakers, the Insta360 Pro.

The sky is falling! Keep an eye out for drones plummeting from the heavens

The sky is falling! Keep an eye out for drones plummeting from the heavens On the DJI support forum, several users have complained that their drones are losing power mid-flight.Some forum posters suggest that some of the crashes could’ve been user error, but others shared their drones’ flight logs and showed nothing out of the ordinary had been happening before the crash.

The ultimate driver-touchscreen: NZ researchers develop new smart-car technology

The ultimate driver-touchscreen: NZ researchers develop new smart-car technology The research, led by professor Andrew Cockburn has received $200,000 in this year’s  Science for Technological Innovation (SFTI) seed fund.Human-computer interaction is increasingly supported through touchscreen displays, touchscreens are incorporated into control panels for vehicles including aircraft, sea-vessels, cars, motorcycles, and farm machinery.

NEC turns to glitter pens to create identification tags

NEC turns to glitter pens to create identification tags What do glitter pens and identification tags have in common?The Japanese IT company has introduced a technology that turns the ink from off-the-shelf glitter ink pens into identification tags.