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Kiwi kids and parents work together to create a safer internet

Though parents may sometimes feel the internet is a dangerous and unknown place for their children, the reality is that the Internet is an integral part of New Zealand kids’ lives.  Kiwi kids spend up to 33 hours a week online outside of school, using the internet as an encyclopedia, a movie cinema, a games […]

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Smartphone GPS gains new potential with research out of NZ

The accuracy of the global positioning system (GPS) in smartphones has been significantly improved thanks to research conducted at the University of Otago, New Zealand, in collaboration with Curtin University, Australia. This new research, conducted at the University of Otago and recently published in the international Journal of Geodesy, is set to resolve issues that […]

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Spark, TUANZ positive about ComCom mobile market study

The Commerce Commission has released an issues paper calling for submissions on its initial assessment of the mobile market being carried out under Section 9A of the Telecommunications Act 2001. The Commission is seeking evidence on how the market is performing for consumers now and whether there are any current or potential issues preventing it […]

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Tech Futures Lab launches Digital Suitcase to upskill everyday adults

Pack your belongings and get ready for cutting edge lessons on technology’s newest disruptors, because Tech Futures Lab has now launched a Digital Suitcase that can help adults stay ahead of career disruption. Digital Suitcase is an online platform that teaches everyday adults digital knowledge that they need to thrive in the digital world. With […]

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Microsoft announces new lineup of white coloured Xbox One X and Elite Controller

Since most Xbox accessories are coloured in black, Microsoft has now announced it will be releasing a range of white consoles and controllers.  Microsoft announced via Xbox Wire that it will be releasing a white Xbox One X console bundled with Fallout 76, a white coloured Xbox One Elite controller and a white coloured Turtle […]

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eSports collabs behind Logitech’s newest pro gaming lineup

If you’re a gamer and a fan of Logitech’s gaming gear, there’s about to be another line of product releases coming your way. The Logitech G PRO Gaming Headset, Logitech G PRO Wireless Gaming Mouse and Logitech G PRO Gaming Mouse with HERO sensor are about to launch next month. Logitech says that the products […]

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NZ’s pay equity progress is so slow that we won’t achieve it until 2044

The year 2044. Sixteen years is a long time to wait for gender pay equity, but it may take that long to achieve it. That’s according to an analysis of government statistics concerning pay data over the last 20 years, and a prediction of how long it will take if New Zealand follows the same […]

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Intel adds U and Y series to 8th gen family

Intel is releasing additions to the 8th Gen Intel Core processor family, the U-series (formerly codenamed Whiskey Lake) and Y-series (formerly code-named Amber Lake). The Y series processors are designed for use in thin, light laptops and 2-in-1s, while also aiming to provide mobile performance and long battery life. “The new 8th Gen Intel Core […]

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PCs, AI and… social isolation? Survey hints at next 50 years of tech

The next 50 years of technology could be a mixed bag of AI, PCs and even loneliness – or at least that’s what 1000 respondents from an Intel study believe. Intel’s Next 50 study looked at what’s exciting about the future of tech. Hold on to your smartphones – more than 80% of people think smartphones […]

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Hands-on with the Halo: Fireteam Raven arcade video game

FutureFive NZ was kindly invited to play the new Halo: Fireteam Raven arcade game at Xtreme Entertainment Wairau/Timezone New Zealand and it was a blast.  Xtreme Entertainment Wairau/Timezone NZ is the first ever location in all of New Zealand to get this monstrosity of an arcade machine. You can go to the location right now and play it […]