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Idealog—in the ideas business


The Wrap: 29 January

This week we take a look at pins and recipes, a keyboard for the less sausage-fingered, another robot, but this time it's an office hero and some fancy shoes for the fire wise. More …


App review: Take your business to the movies

Businesses now have a slice of the action from Directr, with a library of templates to make everything from product demos and customer testimonials to Kickstarter promos and company introductions. More …


Supercomputer to power AUT space research


A supercomputer once used by Weta Digital to render effects for Peter Jackson's movie King Kong has found a new home at Auckland University of Technology's Institute for Radio Astronomy and Space Research. More …

DeWandelaar offers a slice of NZ in Amsterdam

Poor old Lockwood Smith, struggling to find a decent Kiwi drop over in London... Meanwhile, over in the Netherlands, expat Aucklander Jens Hack has been struggling with the same thing for years – and in November, he launched DeWandelaar, a boutique ... More …

Joycott, don’t boycott


Too often the internet devolves into a cesspit of nasty negativity. Joycott, a social network in beta, aims to be the opposite, introducing consumers to awesome, socially and environmentally responsible businesses around the world. More …

Friday find: Covetous homewares from Areaware

Simple yet practical, the Shaker ethos has informed furniture design for generations. That's evident in Areaware's Little Big Trivet, whose dowels are easily adjusted to accommodate everything from a teapot to a large casserole dish. More …