Con jab: How to spot a Covid-19 vaccine scam

A flurry of new scams is using fears around Covid-19 to get money out of New Zealanders.

Why a US-based social app swapped pandemic-hit Portland for Auckland

Go wants users to put down their phones and interact with people in real life, which meant having to make an unexpected change of plans.

Google goes nuclear, threatening to pull the plug on its search engine in Australia

And with Facebook considering an 'amputation' it's all getting pretty ugly.

It’s time to rethink the internet

The internet ain’t what it used to be, thanks to privacy issues, data leaks, censorship and hate speech. But a group of New Zealanders are working on a way to give power back to the people. 

Tech Archive

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?

NZ Police are piloting a swarm of new, hi-tech tools. We deserve to know more about them

There are many unanswered questions about how technologies are being used, why they are necessary, and whether they risk infringing on human rights or privacy.

Review: The problem with The Social Dilemma

It positions social media as a kind of eye of Sauron – the single source of misery and all that is wrong with the world.

Beyond AirPods: The best true wireless earbuds

Think a good pair of wireless earbuds means shelling out for Apple's ubiquitous white sticks? Think again.

Apple’s new all-in-one subscription package, explained

Apple has finally announced its long-anticipated content bundle Apple One. So what do you get, and for how much?

Why news websites survived the cyber attacks that took down the NZ stock exchange

Over most of last week, the NZX had to pause because of persistent cyber attacks. Similar attacks have today been reported against news websites.

My month with a $13,000 TV

With a TV like the Samsung Q950TS it's possible to set up your living room like a cinema, but ultimately it shouldn’t matter what screen you watch your favourite films and shows on.

Facial recognition technology is here. New Zealand’s law is nowhere near ready

Without a strong legal and ethical framework and clear policy for use, FRT can have grave implications for individual and collective rights.

‘Download the app, then use it’ leaves too many of us out of contact tracing efforts

Focusing only on tech solutions to New Zealand's contact tracing challenges ignores the needs of the fifth of the population who are digitally excluded.

This small, ultra-basic computer is the key to my work-from-home productivity

Finding it hard to focus in this era of remote work and pandemic-induced anxiety? A scaled-down tablet and keyboard set-up might be the productivity hack you're looking for.

Both the UK and the US have cancelled Huawei. Should NZ be next?

What's with all the geopolitical hostilities involving the giant Chinese tech company?

Technology to serve humankind: a New Zealand studio with an ethics-first mission

Russell Brown talks to RUSH Digital about being an ethics-first business in the competitive world of technology design.