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Bear Grylls takes Air NZ’s latest safety video into the wild

Air New Zealand is back with another new safety video, this time featuring intrepid explorer/eater/showman Bear Grylls, who traipses around the Fiordland wilderness and helps to promote the airline's $3 million commercial partnership with the Department of ... More …


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Review

Review: Samsung Galaxy Camera

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I remember the exact moment my Samsung Galaxy Camera stopped working. I had just finished taking shots of some hapless pigeons, barely a week after I got the device, when I accidentally bumped the screen against the phone in my ... More …


TED’s top 10 ads worth spreading

Most of us treat advertising as an irritating intrusion to be avoided at almost all costs. Every once in a while, though, a great campaign comes along that gets everyone talking. For the third year, TED has compiled a 10-strong ... More …


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Opinion

Top 5 trends from Mobile World Congress 2013

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If you want to spot what's next in the mobile market, Barcelona is the place to be this week. Mobile World Congress is the biggest mobile trade show in the world, and this year's event shows that mobile ... More …



Taxi Impact embraces street art with DIY canvas

Auckland is currently in the midst of the kookiness that is Fringe Festival, and as a sponsor of the festival, taxi media company Taxi Impact wanted to celebrate the creativity and originality on display with its Taxi Art Project, which ... More …


Last chance to go in the draw for an iPad Mini

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Today's the last day to go in the draw to win an iPad Mini. Just sign up to the Idealog Tech newsletter and you could win a fantastic little tablet. But really, everyone who gets Idealog Tech is a ... More …


Our top 10 primary sector leaders

Over many decades a number of great New Zealanders have helped put the country’s primary industries on the global map. Today, the challenges are more complex and the competition greater, but the best leaders continue to be more than ... More …


Lion leaps into new territory with Crafty Beggars range

Kiwis consumed 20 million fewer litres of beer last year than in 2011, something put down to a combination of average summer weather and a general shift away from the brown stuff towards wine and spirits. But there is growth ... More …


Pushpay secures more than $1 million funding

Kiwi mobile payments company Pushpay has raised more than $1 million in capital from local investors. Plans to expand its operations in North America to take a crack at the valuable US market. More …


Inside: NV Interactive Auckland

Through a discreet door on Customs Street, and up four flights of steps that no sane tech journalist should ever have to climb, is the Auckland office of NV Interactive. "Office" is probably the aspirational term for the shared space ... More …



The Idealog Tech Manifesto

The future of New Zealand's technology sector is the future of New Zealand in general. Sim Ahmed lays out his manifesto for covering the exciting world of Kiwi tech, and gives a bit of a background into what brought ... More …


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Events

Design law 101

Design is serious business, and should be treated as such. That's why the Designers Institute is putting on Design Law 2013, a series of events next month featuring law and insurance specialists discussing important legal information for design professionals. More …