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    IBM pits computer against human debaters in San Francisco

    IBM pits computer against human debaters in San Francisco


    IBM pitted a computer against two human debaters in the first public demonstration of artificial intelligence technology it's been working on for more than five...

    IBM pitted a computer against two human debaters in the first public demonstration of artificial intelligence technology it's been working on for more than five years.
    Human drone falls into new line of work

    Human drone falls into new line of work


    When Colin Aitchison started as a photographer, he was essentially a human...

    When Colin Aitchison started as a photographer, he was essentially a human drone.
    Chinese smartphone maker ZTE stops major operations after US export ban

    Chinese smartphone maker ZTE stops major operations after US export ban


    Chinese technology company ZTE has halted its main operations after US authorities banned it from doing business with American...

    Chinese technology company ZTE has halted its main operations after US authorities banned it from doing business with American suppliers.
    Virtual reality game shows Wellington after sea level rise

    Virtual reality game shows Wellington after sea level rise


    It's hard to imagine sea level rising and creeping over city streets, but if you live in Wellington you don't have...

    It's hard to imagine sea level rising and creeping over city streets, but if you live in Wellington you don't have to.
    THEC64 mini, Commodore's 80's classic reborn

    THEC64 mini, Commodore's 80's classic reborn


    REVIEW: In the mid-80s, while the American video game market was oversaturated and dying, folks in Australia, New Zealand and Europe were enjoying a golden age of microcomputers, led by the awesome Commodore...

    REVIEW: In the mid-80s, while the American video game market was oversaturated and dying, folks in Australia, New Zealand and Europe were enjoying a golden age of microcomputers, led by the awesome Commodore 64.
    The flip phone is the new protest statement

    The flip phone is the new protest statement


    Exactly one year ago, New York resident Roman Cochet swapped his US$500 (NZ$680) iPhone 7 for a US$30 LG flip...

    Exactly one year ago, New York resident Roman Cochet swapped his US$500 (NZ$680) iPhone 7 for a US$30 LG flip phone.
    Apple working on touchless control, curved iPhone screen: Report

    Apple working on touchless control, curved iPhone screen: Report


    Apple is working on touchless gesture control and curved screens for future iPhones, projects that may help the company differentiate its most-important product in an increasingly crowded market, according to people with knowledge of the...

    Apple is working on touchless gesture control and curved screens for future iPhones, projects that may help the company differentiate its most-important product in an increasingly crowded market, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
    Huawei unveils iPhone X challenger

    Huawei unveils iPhone X challenger


    Huawei has introduced its challenger to Apple's iPhone X and Samsung's Galaxy...

    Huawei has introduced its challenger to Apple's iPhone X and Samsung's Galaxy S9.
    Here's what I'll miss most about my iPhone as I transition away from Apple

    Here's what I'll miss most about my iPhone as I transition away from Apple


    It's an exciting time for smartphone fanatics. The major flagship phones continue to dominate, like the Samsung Galaxy phones and Apple iPhones, but there are a lot of great options across a wide array of price points these...

    It's an exciting time for smartphone fanatics. The major flagship phones continue to dominate, like the Samsung Galaxy phones and Apple iPhones, but there are a lot of great options across a wide array of price points these days.
    True wireless earbuds are freeing, but fraught

    True wireless earbuds are freeing, but fraught


    In an increasingly cordless world I wish to put forward an argument in support of...

    In an increasingly cordless world I wish to put forward an argument in support of cords.
    How to fix smartphone 'shaky cam'

    How to fix smartphone 'shaky cam'


    You frame the shot, hold your breath and hit record, only to find later that the video you just shot shakes so violently you could get motion sickness just by viewing what you've...

    You frame the shot, hold your breath and hit record, only to find later that the video you just shot shakes so violently you could get motion sickness just by viewing what you've created.
    Which smartphone has the best camera?

    Which smartphone has the best camera?


    Three giant companies each claims to make the best smartphone camera, but I didn't take anyone's word for it. All I needed is a three-way selfie...

    Three giant companies each claims to make the best smartphone camera, but I didn't take anyone's word for it. All I needed is a three-way selfie stick.
    9 things about the Samsung Galaxy S9

    9 things about the Samsung Galaxy S9


    Samsung's newest smartphones are now on sale in New Zealand at a time when fewer people are upgrading their...

    Samsung's newest smartphones are now on sale in New Zealand at a time when fewer people are upgrading their devices.