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Oppo and Noel Leeming team-up to bring groundbreaking camera-phones to NZ

Oppo and Noel Leeming team-up to bring groundbreaking camera-phones to NZ The company launched in New Zealand this year, promising to bring high-quality mobile phones to the local market.Terence Tan, Oppo New Zealand sales director says, “We are delighted to be partnering with New Zealand’s leading consumer electronics and appliances retailer.

Review: Agents of Mayhem offers lots of explosive action

Review: Agents of Mayhem offers lots of explosive action Saint's Row developer Volition tackles an all-new IP in the form of Agents of Mayhem.The game offers explosive action set in the city of Seoul, South Korea.

The all-knowing Samsung TV can now tell you what song is playing on screen

The all-knowing Samsung TV can now tell you what song is playing on screen Hee-man Lee, Samsung vice president of the visual display business says, “We are thrilled to provide our Smart TV users with the ultimate music service through our partnership with Shazam.It is very appealing that with a single click, users are able to access song titles, artists, lyrics and albums while watching content, whether it’s live TV or content delivered over HDMI.

Gamers forget your enemies - burgers are now targeting you

Gamers forget your enemies - burgers are now targeting you The technology for ‘dynamic in-game creative’ comes from US company Playwire Media, the world’s largest aggregate of entertainment inventory, represented in New Zealand by local premium digital media providers, Digital Commons.Games are selected based on target audience and ads are served to the correct audience via their IP addresses, comparable to the mechanics governing Google’s geo products, says Digital Commons’ Lisa Ison.

Google Home will now work with free Spotify accounts

Google Home will now work with free Spotify accounts You'll find the option in the Google Home app by tapping the "music" button.But, when you tell Google to play a specific song or artist, your device will play songs inspired by what you requested.

97-year-old grandpa enjoys the wonders of the future in his first Tesla ride

97-year-old grandpa enjoys the wonders of the future in his first Tesla ride Prepare for an absolute sweetness overload as you watch this 97-year-old grandpa ride in a Tesla for the first time.His grandson told him about the car, but he could hardly fathom all the things the electric car was capable of doing.

Yes, Microsoft Office still matters — and here are all the skills you need

Yes, Microsoft Office still matters — and here are all the skills you need You've probably had Microsoft Office on just about every computer you've ever owned.One of the best ways to take your skills up a notch is with online courses like the Microsoft Office Mastery Bundle.

All the features in Apple Maps that’ll make you not hate it

All the features in Apple Maps that’ll make you not hate it But since the iOS 10 update, there are some features that can make Apple Maps an app you'd want to use.This means that any events you have saved in your calendar will trigger a traffic notification via Apple Maps.

New rubbish-sensors being trailed in Christchurch promise to lead to a clean city

New rubbish-sensors being trailed in Christchurch promise to lead to a clean city Overflowing rubbish bins in public parks could be wiped out if new sensors being trialled by Christchurch City Council prove successful.This extends capabilities of the new rubbish sensor, as it can detect fires before they get out of hand and cause serious damage.

Gasp! Technology has gone too far! Fidgetly reveals their nnected fidget spinner

Gasp! Technology has gone too far! Fidgetly reveals their nnected fidget spinner Every CTRL device contains an accelerometer, gyroscope and hall effect sensor to give users control over their experience.” The device would allow users to use the fidget spinner as a mobile controller for a variety of mobile video games.

Review: Uncharted: The Lost Legacy is an excellent addition to the series

Review: Uncharted: The Lost Legacy is an excellent addition to the series What was supposed to be single player DLC for Uncharted 4, Uncharted: The Lost Legacy exploded to be its own standalone video game.As a result of this, The Lost Legacy is just as good (if not better) than its predecessors.

Home might not be as safe and sound as you think, your devices are still vulnerable

Home might not be as safe and sound as you think, your devices are still vulnerable There is a common misconception that once a device enters the home and connects to the home network it is safe from any kind of danger.Unfortunately, that just isn't true, once vulnerable devices are compromised, perpetrators can execute a variety of attacks on the home network.

Australian farmers develop special drones to keep track of livestock

Australian farmers develop special drones to keep track of livestock 5 billion is invested each year in agricultural and rural R&D in Australia.Through a series of projects to be rolled out in coming months, the two organisations will develop data-driven solutions for more efficient and sustainable farming.

Don’t let your kids drown under the internet tide: How to limit screen-time in a nnected world

Don’t let your kids drown under the internet tide: How to limit screen-time in a nnected world The world has become more connected than ever and children have countless options on how they connect to the internet.This makes it very hard to limit the time your child spends online.

From mood lighting to a dis rave, Heelight is a smart-bulb that promises it all

From mood lighting to a dis rave, Heelight is a smart-bulb that promises it all The developers say that it has 16 million RGB colours that can be used and adjusted according to user preferences.By scanning the QR code users can operate the device remotely without Bluetooth, Wi-Fi or Zigbee, unlike traditional smarts bulbs.

Remote ntrolled toilets and electronic piggy banks, three ridiculous ‘smart’ appliances

Remote ntrolled toilets and electronic piggy banks, three ridiculous ‘smart’ appliances Some products are amazing, giving users remote control over every aspect of their home, in other cases, it is just downright strange.Here are three ridiculous but practical smart devices: The iKettle 3rd Gen has taken smart home devices and lazy hot drink making to the next level.

Musk tries to avoid judgment day by calling for a ban on killer-robots

Musk tries to avoid judgment day by calling for a ban on killer-robots Elon Musk, among 116 other technology leaders, is calling for a complete ban on killer-robots.In an open letter to the United Nations Musk calls for a ban on all autonomous weaponry.

New Zealand Post plans to expand its fleet with electric vans

New Zealand Post plans to expand its fleet with electric vans With assistance from EECA’s Low Emission Vehicles Contestable Fund, New Zealand Post will purchase five electric vans and assess their suitability for use in the courier fleet.The new vehicles will allow courier drivers to see for themselves what it is like to drive an electric van so that they can consider purchasing or leasing their own.

Foxit acknowledges zero-days in its PDF software, but no patches yet

Foxit acknowledges zero-days in its PDF software, but no patches yet Popular PDF tool Foxit Reader has two zero-day vulnerabilities that, if exploited, could give attackers the ability to execute malicious vbscript code on startup.The vulnerabilities, publicly exposed by the Zero Day Initiatives and AusCERT, affect all versions of Foxit Reader and Foxit PhantomPDF.

Microsoft announces special Xbox One X 'Project Srpio' Edition and more at Gamesm 2017

Microsoft announces special Xbox One X 'Project Srpio' Edition and more at Gamesm 2017 This includes a special version of both the Xbox One X and Xbox One S.The biggest announcement of the day is the 'Project Scorpio' edition for the upcoming Xbox One X.