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Protect your iPhone with EFM's D3O smart material technology

Protect your iPhone with EFM's D3O smart material technology A few weeks ago EFM sent me a demonstration kit for their range of Apple iPhone cases featuring D3O smart material technology.The package included a circular sponge, an orange “plastic-like” disk, a ball bearing a pot of orange gooey “stuff” and a hammer.

Adobe: CX, mobile apps, social media and culture tops the priority list

Adobe: CX, mobile apps, social media and culture tops the priority list According to Scott Rigby, Adobe’s head of Digital Transformation, investing in the right technology is crucial but businesses are also recognising the importance of a customer-oriented, agile and collaborative company culture.“At Adobe we believe amazing customer experiences are a blend of art and science: art in the content and science in the data,” says Rigby.

Review: Halo Wars 2 takes another crack at the RTS genre

Review: Halo Wars 2 takes another crack at the RTS genre The first Halo Wars came out back in 2009 and was well received even though the RTS genre is more akin to PCs in lieu of consoles.Now the franchise returns with Halo Wars 2 releasing on both Xbox One and Windows 10 PC.

New $14 million student innovation space opens

New $14 million student innovation space opens According to Dr Leon Fourie, Toi Ohomai chief executive, the new Te Ara o Mauao is a multi-purpose, technologically enhanced learning space, which offers greater informality and flexibility for learning.It is the first of other such modern flexible learning environments for Toi Ohomai,” he says.

nsumer addiction to IoT will reap rewards for businesses

nsumer addiction to IoT will reap rewards for businesses That's the bold word from Graham McCorkill, co-founder and director of Buzinga App Development.For these businesses, McCorkill says there are three key ways they will leverage the benefits of connected devices to drive more meaningful customer engagement: McCorkill says the IoT allows companies to interact with customers in unique ways, separating them from organisations who have not made it a priority.

It's getting closer: Apple’s famous developer nference to return to San Jose

It's getting closer: Apple’s famous developer nference to return to San Jose According to Apple, each year during WWDC, millions of talented developers around the world learn about Apple's platform technologies ranging from programming languages like Swift to breakthrough developer APIs like SiriKit, HomeKit, HealthKit and CarPlay.“These Apple technologies inspire developers to continue creating incredible experiences for every aspect of customers’ lives and improve the way they manage their smart homes, cars, health and more for over one billion active Apple devices,” the tech giant says.

Phishers bypass ntent blockers and target Apple users in latest attacks

Phishers bypass ntent blockers and target Apple users in latest attacks A simple replica login page is fooling Apple users into falling for a phishing attack, which is using a font substitution tactic to avoid virus software detection, MailGuard reports.The login page mimics Apple’s real page, but instead its aim is to collect Apple IDs and passwords from unsuspecting users.

Spark pleas for pause as Vodafone-Sky merger looms

Spark pleas for pause as Vodafone-Sky merger looms The Commerce Commision is set to release its decusin on the merger application from Vodafone and Sky this coming Thursday.However, Spark, who opposes the clearance application, is now seeking a court ruling for a short-term pause in the event the Commission clears the merger.

InternetNZ: Scrutiny essential on Vodafone-Sky merger

InternetNZ: Scrutiny essential on Vodafone-Sky merger The Commerce Commission is set to release its decision about whether or not the merger can go ahead on Thursday morning.Several telecommunications companies, including Spark and 2degrees have requested a 36-hour delay in the merger should the Commission approve the deal.

InternetNZ: Scrutiny essential on mm's Vodafone-Sky decision

InternetNZ: Scrutiny essential on mm's Vodafone-Sky decision The Commerce Commission is set to release its decision about whether or not the merger can go ahead on Thursday morning.Several telecommunications companies, including Spark and 2degrees have requested a 36-hour delay in the merger should the Commission approve the deal.

Kiwis’ digital skills lacking – are we beming unemployable?

Kiwis’ digital skills lacking – are we beming unemployable? A new report has revealed Kiwis need more digital skills to guarantee their future employability, with 50% of Kiwis admitting they need to up their digital game.“The research highlights the importance for employees of keeping digital skills current and taking opportunities to upskill,” he says.

The biggest tech & digital trends we're getting excited about this year

The biggest tech & digital trends we're getting excited about this year I love the new year.Most of all, I love spotting the biggest trends and trajectories in the year ahead.

Film review: The Great Wall - it's man versus beast in this visual spectacle

Film review: The Great Wall - it's man versus beast in this visual spectacle The Great Wall of China is one of the five wonders of the world; and why wouldn’t it be?The 8,851 kilometre-long wall rivals the great pyramids in terms of scale, manpower and the colossal effort require to build that thing.

Interview with Horizon: Zero Dawn’s senior producer Joel Escher

Interview with Horizon: Zero Dawn’s senior producer Joel Escher PlayStation NZ was kind enough to invite Netguide to chat with the Senior Producer for Horizon: Zero Dawn, Joel Escher.Netguide: What made Guerrilla Games decide to retire the Killzone series in favour of making Horizon: Zero Dawn?

Hands-on review: Essilor Eyezen lenses

Hands-on review: Essilor Eyezen lenses This month, I had the opportunity to review the Essilor Eyezen lenses.Thankfully, Essilor released their Eyezen lenses with Blue Light Filtering.

Rotorua uncil has 'eye on digital future' with new Aussie partnership

Rotorua uncil has 'eye on digital future' with new Aussie partnership The SaaS provider has just signed a OneCouncil contract with New Zealand’s Rotorua Lakes Council.This is the company’s latest local government partnership in New Zealand.

Orn & Slingshot offer quick fix for fibre broadband limbo

Orn & Slingshot offer quick fix for fibre broadband limbo Telecommunications providers Orcon and Slingshot have launched a new service to help prevent Kiwis landing in broadband limbo when they move into a fibre-ready home.“We have customers who are moving into a new house, see that the house can get fibre, and place an order for fibre broadband,” says Taryn Hamilton, general manager, Consumer, Orcon and Slingshot.

​Microsoft AgTech Hackathon info night mes to Palmerston North

​Microsoft AgTech Hackathon info night mes to Palmerston North Principal researcher at Microsoft Research Ranveer Chandra will head the discussion, talking about what Microsoft has discovered and what the company sees the future holding.At Microsoft, Chandra is leading an Incubation on IoT Applications.

Gareth Morgan’s political party takes aim at school testing, early childhood and teacher quality

Gareth Morgan’s political party takes aim at school testing, early childhood and teacher quality In it’s recently released education policy, TOP says that while New Zealand has previously performed well in international education surveys, its performance is slipping.We are currently following other countries down the line of greater assessment, and competition based on those results, when there is no evidence that will work,” the party says.

​Wellington school set to receive ol million dollar investment

​Wellington school set to receive ol million dollar investment 1 million into Raroa Normal Intermediate School in Wellington, in order to build two new classrooms.Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye says the investment is part of a third round of investments in new classrooms under Budget 2016.