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Back to basics: Simple things you can do to stay secure online

Back to basics: Simple things you can do to stay secure online Ryan is the director of the New Zealand Institute for Security and Crime Science and leads the Cyber Security Researchers of Waikato (CROW) at New Zealand’s first cyber security lab.He says people aren’t doing enough to protect themselves from cyber security threats.

Kiwi startup developing prospective musicians through gamification

Kiwi startup developing prospective musicians through gamification “Our innovative approach to music learning has already helped over 100,000 finger drummers around the world,” Gribben says.“This new investment gives us the boost we need to expand into other instruments and change the music learning landscape for the better!

Hands-on review: Google WiFi uld be the ultimate Wi-Fi solution

Hands-on review: Google WiFi uld be the ultimate Wi-Fi solution It is easy to setup and allows for powerful mesh network capability.All I had to do was plug in the three access points, scan the QR codes on the bottom using the app, and configure the names and settings.

New Zealand’s first ever electric vehicle showcase breaks rerds

New Zealand’s first ever electric vehicle showcase breaks rerds Another record broken at the event was the New Zealand record for most EVs in one place: beating the previous record of 100 vehicles by 59.Another New Zealand first was the EVWorld NZ Champions Awards, which acknowledged the work of those who are tirelessly ‘leading the charge’ for the future of sustainable transport.

Clunky wallets and cash payments, a thing of the past for Kiwi shoppers

Clunky wallets and cash payments, a thing of the past for Kiwi shoppers Previously available online, Laybuy has now locally designed and developed unique technology that allows the service to be used for in-store purchases, which is a first for New Zealand.The in-store service is already available in more than 100 physical stores nationwide and the list of retailers offering the in-store option includes well-known brands such as Hallenstein Brothers,Glassons, Stirling Sports, Area 51 and Repertoire.

There are 320 million breached passwords available online right now

There are 320 million breached passwords available online right now Right now there are more than 320 million compromised passwords, and they’re all available online.com/passwords last month, which compiles passwords lists from legitimate breach sources, all with verified accuracy.

Adobe announces new video capabilities - virtual reality, animation and motion graphics

Adobe announces new video capabilities - virtual reality, animation and motion graphics To help filmmakers and video professionals create content, Adobe will highlight the latest innovations in virtual reality (VR)/360, animation, motion graphics, editing, collaboration and Adobe Stock – all available later this year.Many of these features are powered by Adobe Sensei, the company’s artificial intelligence and machine learning framework.

A New Ashes Cricket video game to be bowling out later this year

A New Ashes Cricket video game to be bowling out later this year A New Ashes Cricket video game to be bowling out later this year Big Ant Studios has announced today that it is due to release a fully licensed Ashes Cricket game later this year for PC, PS4 and Xbox One.The game is simply called 'Ashes Cricket' and has been made in close collaboration with Cricket Australia.

New electric car-sharing service charging into Auckland

New electric car-sharing service charging into Auckland Phil Goff, Auckland Mayor says, “Car sharing and electric vehicles are part of the solution for decongesting Auckland and reducing pollution.“Every car share vehicle takes up to 13 cars off our roads and every electric vehicle is one less car sending carbon into our atmosphere.

Hands-on review: The Void Pro gaming headset delivers mind-bending audio

Hands-on review: The Void Pro gaming headset delivers mind-bending audio The Void Pro impressed me from the second I laid eyes on the box.As an audio engineer, I'm very picky when it comes to headsets, but the Void Pro earned my respect.

ZUS lets you turn your old rust-bucket into a smart car

ZUS lets you turn your old rust-bucket into a smart car The CCS consists of six main parts, the backup camera, smart vehicle health monitor, tire safety monitor, all compatible HD music adapter, car charge monitor and car key finder.The smart vehicle health monitor serves a wide range of purposes and monitors all of a car’s key systems.

CCleaner software mpromised in supply chain malware attack

CCleaner software mpromised in supply chain malware attack Popular ‘junk’ wiper and maintenance software CCleaner has been subject to a hack that could potentially affect billions of users worldwide, according to security firm Talos.The hack called a ‘supply chain attack’, banks on the trust relationship between supplier and customer.

Yikes! What to do when your Facebook group is hijacked by mpetitors

Yikes! What to do when your Facebook group is hijacked by mpetitors We have a sports group run for a client that has nearly 2,000 members and gets 2-3 posts daily from group members.It seems as though people felt that “permission” had been given to dive in and sell to the group.

Loyal DJI customers can get US$1,000 of the Ronin 2

Loyal DJI customers can get US$1,000 of the Ronin 2 Paul Pan, DJI senior product manager says, “The new DJI Ronin 2 has been improved in every way.After registering and returning their used Ronin by mail users will receive a US$1,000 discount coupon to purchase a new Ronin 2.

NZ’s first first Maori robotics challenge to be held in in Whakatane

NZ’s first first Maori robotics challenge to be held in in Whakatane Twelve teams from primary schools across the Eastern Bay of Plenty will compete in a new regional robotics competition in Whakatāne this week.The RoboPā Regional Scrimmage two-day challenge will be held September 19 to 20 and is the first robotics competition of its kind in the Eastern Bay.

NZ’s first Maori robotics challenge to be held in Whakatane

NZ’s first Maori robotics challenge to be held in Whakatane Twelve teams from primary schools across the Eastern Bay of Plenty will compete in a new regional robotics competition in Whakatāne this week.The RoboPā Regional Scrimmage two-day challenge will be held September 19 to 20 and is the first robotics competition of its kind in the Eastern Bay.

Kiwi VR film featured at New York film festival

Kiwi VR film featured at New York film festival Augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) retellings of James Hurman’s The Boy and the Lemon will be in the global spotlight at The Future of Storytelling held in New York in October.Showcasing New Zealand’s creative talent on the world stage, the project is an all-kiwi collaboration between M Theory, the specialist VR/AR arm of creative agency Method, author James Hurman and illustrator Juliet Burton.

Amazon and Twentieth Century Fox sign landmark international TV deal

Amazon and Twentieth Century Fox sign landmark international TV deal This marks the most encompassing international agreement between the two companies, making Amazon Prime Video the exclusive streaming home for both series in select countries." Members will be able to stream both series via the Amazon Prime Video app for TVs, mobile devices and online.

Travellers rejoice, Aussies launch ‘pop-up’ check-in service

Travellers rejoice, Aussies launch ‘pop-up’ check-in service For many travellers, the airline check-in process at an airport is one of the most time-intensive and frustrating parts of their journey.With the power of Amadeus’ airport common use service (ACUS) cloud technology, OACIS can quickly provide travellers with an off-airport, fully mobile check-in service that can be set up at any location.

D-Link ANZ launches a new range of high-performance routers

D-Link ANZ launches a new range of high-performance routers ” The AC2600 EXO Router supports up to four data streams to maximise connection speeds to multiple devices simultaneously.The DIR-878 AC1900 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Gigabit Router is a powerful wireless networking solution designed for Small Office/Home Office (SOHO) environments.