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Idealog—in the ideas business

Is social media losing its shine?

The reports of email's death at the hands of social have been greatly exaggerated - the two can work in happy tandem. That's why eggs from many baskets make a smart omelette. More …


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Technology

What we searched for on the interweb this year

America's Cup support ultimately proved futile, but the sporting event rated among Kiwis top Google searches of 2013 alongside the royal baby, pop darling Lorde and fallen stars Cory Monteith and Paul Walker. More …



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Technology

The Wrap: 18 December

This week kids can do more than just sit on Santa's knee — they can give him a virtual shave as well, a smart ring to rule them all, a vending machine that takes aim at art world snobbery and ... More …


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Apps

App review: Bokeh puts your life on record

Bokeh has joined the crowded category of apps for blogging and journalling, but its point of difference is simplicity. It lets you browse your memories the same way you would with the appointments in your calendar. More …


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Technology

Waikato students give kiwi smart protection

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Three University of Waikato computer science students have designed a system that not only kills the pests that threaten kiwi, but also collects data for more proactive conservation. More …




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Ricoh gets early slice of 3D printer action

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Ricoh New Zealand is looking to steal a march in the local 3D printing market by partnering with major US player Makerbot to bring three of its products here. More …



MotorEyes and the quest to make NZ roads safer

The unfair result of two crash incidents prompted entrepreneur Gareth Poley to produce in-car surveillance systems. Now he's on the quest to make New Zealand roads safer with MotorEyes. More …


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Technology

The Wrap: 11 December

This week in The Wrap there's a quick way to stalk Santa, a San Francisco agency has something to hide on Google Maps, Microsoft holds the Key to Erebor and the GER sweater is a new way to wear ... More …


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Apps

App review: Word Lens

Word Lens sounds a little nerdy, but there's no doubting its cool factor. It takes printed words and tells you what they mean, all within an image on your smartphone. More …


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Technology

Frustration the mother of invention for 96black’s Roll

In true startup style, frustration with what was available to manage business processes at their digital creative agency drove Tristan Marris and Mark Osborne to create something that better suited their needs. More …