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AI research looks to insect and rodent brains for some big answers

Insects and rodents could be the key to understanding how artificial intelligence works – and how it powers the new generation of autonomous vehicles. Research fresh out of Australia’s ARC Centre of Excellence for NeuroRobotics suggests that biology could be the roadmap for deep learning and AI. The Centre is looking to create artificial intelligent […]

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MEGA’s Chrome extension hacked; third party credentials exposed

Online file sharing site MEGA has issued a warning to users to be wary of a malicious Chrome extension that is masquerading as the real one. MEGA posted a blog this week that an unidentified attacker uploaded a Trojanised version of MEGA’s Chrome extension to Google Chrome webstore. Those who do not use or access MEGA […]

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Hands-on review: The Blackview A20 smartphone – a surprising entry-level phone

Blackview may a new brand for most of us, but if you hail from Asia, you may already be one of millions of users. The A20 is an Android-based phone with a 5.5” screen. For an “entry-level” phone, it has some options that will surprise you. Priced on AliExpress at USD$49, (NZ price will be […]

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Crucial launches the BX500 SSD

Crucial has launched its new BX500 SSD, a next-generation drive designed to provide everyday computing users with a fast and reliable hard drive upgrade. Available in the laptop-friendly 2.5-inch form factor and with 120GB, 240GB, and 480GB capacities, the BX500 provides a shot in the arm for PCs and laptops in need of a pick […]

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Apple still on top as wearables market grows worldwide

Growth continued in the global wearables market during 2Q18 as shipment volume reached 27.9 million units, up 5.5% from the previous year according to data from the IDC ‘Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker’. The market experienced similar gains in dollar value, growing 8.3% year-over-year to $4.8 billion in 2Q18 fueled by the continued popularity of […]

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It’s giveaway time again! Win Marvel’s Spider-Man on PS4

Our spidey-senses are tingling! Marvel’s loveable red and blue crusader is back and swinging around New York in the latest game release, Spider-Man. And to celebrate the launch of Marvel’s Spider-Man on PS4, we have a copy of the game and a limited edition umbrella to give away to one spider-fan! But before we get […]

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Hands-on review: Is Marvel’s Spider-Man PS4 the best superhero game of all time?

Spider-Man 2 is often regarded by many to be the best ever Spider-Man video game of all time. It was the first to adopt New York City as an open-world playground and it arguably had the best web slinging physics of all time. While now the crown for best Spidey game ever is debatable again […]

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NZ urgently needs to get the Privacy Bill right for everyone’s sake, says InternetNZ

InternetNZ says it’s more important than ever for New Zealand to get its privacy laws on track, particularly as Kiwis’ data is becoming increasingly threatened by data breaches in New Zealand and across the world. Parliament is currently wading through the Privacy Bill, a proposed modernisation of our 25-year-old Privacy Act. According to InternetNZ chief […]

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Here is the Marvel’s Spider-Man PS4 media kit unboxing

PlayStation NZ were kind enough to give FutureFiveNZ a media kit for Marvel’s Spider-Man PS4. This is our unboxing of it. The media kit for Spider-Man PS4 is pretty neat as it includes an artbook looking at the concept art for the game. It also comes with many postcards and even a faux copy of […]

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Bose reveals its latest smart speaker and soundbar lineup

Home entertainment and audio pioneer Bose has released a new wireless speaker and two smart soundbars to mark its next chapter in home audio history. Last week Bose released the Bose Home Speaker 500 for music, as well as the Bose Soundbar 700 and Soundbar 500 for music and home theatre. Each of the three […]