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    Otago University study finds mindfulness apps might be worth the money

    Otago University study finds mindfulness apps might be worth the money


    A penny for your thoughts may turn out to be well worth it, after a study from Otago University found that mindfulness apps can improve users' mental...

    A penny for your thoughts may turn out to be well worth it, after a study from Otago University found that mindfulness apps can improve users' mental well-being.
    Five of my favourite apps

    Five of my favourite apps


    I've got dozens of apps on my smartphone but there's only a handful that make a real difference to my digital...

    I've got dozens of apps on my smartphone but there's only a handful that make a real difference to my digital life.
    Video site YouTube is back after experiencing a huge outage

    Video site YouTube is back after experiencing a huge outage


    YouTube suffered a serious outage as thousands of users around the world were unable to access videos on the Google-owned...

    YouTube suffered a serious outage as thousands of users around the world were unable to access videos on the Google-owned service. 
    Want to explore Parliament? Take a new virtual tour

    Want to explore Parliament? Take a new virtual tour


    A free app that takes viewers on a virtual reality tour of Parliament has been given the thumps up by Auckland...

    A free app that takes viewers on a virtual reality tour of Parliament has been given the thumps up by Auckland students.
    App created for NZ Police wipes out 1.5 million forms per year

    App created for NZ Police wipes out 1.5 million forms per year


    A Christchurch technology company has taken out top design honours for an app helping New Zealand Police respond to family harm...

    A Christchurch technology company has taken out top design honours for an app helping New Zealand Police respond to family harm incidents.
    Apps help with everyday te reo

    Apps help with everyday te reo


    If your goal for this year's Te Wiki o te Reo Māori has been to incorporate a few new words into your vocabulary, help is at...

    If your goal for this year's Te Wiki o te Reo Māori has been to incorporate a few new words into your vocabulary, help is at hand.
    App developed to help Kiwi orchardists decide the best time for outdoor burning

    App developed to help Kiwi orchardists decide the best time for outdoor burning


    An app is being developed to help New Zealand orchardists and farmers decide the best time for outdoor burning, following a high number of complaints made to a regional council about burning...

    An app is being developed to help New Zealand orchardists and farmers decide the best time for outdoor burning, following a high number of complaints made to a regional council about burning vegetation.
    Google planning China search app, ending long boycott

    Google planning China search app, ending long boycott


    Google is preparing a version of its search engine for China that blocks results Beijing considers sensitive, according to people familiar with the...

    Google is preparing a version of its search engine for China that blocks results Beijing considers sensitive, according to people familiar with the situation.
    Instagram launches its own version of YouTube

    Instagram launches its own version of YouTube


    Social media network Instagram made a more aggressive push into the "media" side of its business earlier this week, hosting a splashy launch for a new service for long-form video called...

    Social media network Instagram made a more aggressive push into the "media" side of its business earlier this week, hosting a splashy launch for a new service for long-form video called IGTV. 
    Rebel developers are trying to cure our smartphone addiction - with an app

    Rebel developers are trying to cure our smartphone addiction - with an app


    To understand why it's so hard to pry yourself free from your phone, Facebook account and Twitter, you need to know about Burrhus Frederic Skinner's...

    To understand why it's so hard to pry yourself free from your phone, Facebook account and Twitter, you need to know about Burrhus Frederic Skinner's pigeons.