How Tinder’s algorithm is micromanaging your dating life 

Tinder became the world's most popular dating app by promising serendipitous connections with strangers, but there's nothing random about the way it works.

A 2020 buyer’s guide to Android phones in New Zealand

When the iPhone owns less than half the market, what are the best Android alternatives at every budget?

What digital contact tracing looks like around the world

A week ago, New Zealand launched its official contact tracing app. So how does it compare to some of those overseas?

NZ Covid Tracer won’t help open a travel bubble with Australia any time soon

An Australian technology expert looks at the pros and cons of New Zealand's contact tracing app, and compares it with the Australian version, COVIDSafe.

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Siouxsie Wiles & Toby Morris: Contact tracing apps, explained

Speed is of the essence when breaking any chains of transmission, and that's where contact tracing apps come in.

What you need to know about the government’s new contact tracing app

You can now download the government's official contact tracing app, which they've released to aid in the fight against Covid-19.

Down the rabbit hole: Shining a light on how the internet is changing us

When it comes to tackling online extremism, part of the answer rests with us – those who use the internet every day.

Wellington picks contact tracing app – so what about the rest of the country?

An app developed for the local hospitality industry has caught the eye of Wellington City Council.

Review: The iPhone SE is the best deal in tech right now

Apple’s newest phone is a great value lockdown tech upgrade.

Google mobility data shows consistent lockdown behaviour during week three

The third week of lockdown mobility data reveals NZ remains compliant with lockdown measures. 

Fresh Google mobility data shows NZ’s lockdown behaviour remains consistent – with one regional exception

The second week of lockdown mobility data reveals NZ remains compliant with lockdown measures. 

Spending a lot more time online? Here are five ways to do so safely and privately

We’re all spending a fair amount of time on our phones and computers these days. Here are some simple ways to make that time safer.

Leading from the bottom: How Kiwi craft brewers are taking innovation to the world

New Zealand beers are rightfully being recognised as some of the world's best. That didn't happen by accident. 

How the shift to digital public services is leaving people behind

As government agencies prioritise online interaction, what does it mean for those who just don't have the digital literacy? A new report explores the scale of digital exclusion in NZ.

Stasher: The ‘Airbnb for luggage’ launches in NZ

UK company Stasher allows travellers to store their luggage while offering local businesses a way to earn extra cash. The CEO Jacob Wedderburn-Day explains how the business works.

Weird flex, but OK: Why Samsung thinks you want a flip phone in 2020

Have we reached peak smartphone? Henry Burrell reviews the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip, an engineering marvel which all but highlights how few ways there are to improve phones in 2020.