Our smart phone man on the ground, PAT PILCHER, takes a look at the keenly anticipated iPhone X.
Peter Garrett gave GARY STEEL a piece of his voluminous mind as the revived Midnight Oil prepared for the world tour that brings the group to NZ for two dates this weekend. Peter Garrett – How are you mate? Gary – I’m good. The cicadas are screeching so loudly […]
PAT PILCHER is angry that – just out from an important election which will decide the immediate future for all of us – mass media is happily raking in the dollars while ignoring their civic duty to tell us the truth about policy.
There are rules of etiquette for every part of our lives, so why not the movies? Here’s ANDREW JOHNSTONE’s guide to the especially important matter of behaviour at NZ cinemas. Soak it up, kids.
GARY STEEL grew up in the punk era when everyone wanted to die but few did, and wants to know why suicide is suddenly at epidemic proportions amongst NZ youth.
PAT PILCHER is angry about international tech companies who get away with paying virtually no tax in New Zealand, and are wierdly given preferential treatment by our government.
After 26 years the programme that revolutionized TV drama is back, and it’s utterly bonkers, but also utterly brilliant, writes TOBY WOOLLASTON.
GARY STEEL is falling in love with music all over again, and it’s taken a nifty valve amplifier to shoot love’s arrow.
It makes Siri seem prehistoric, and does so much more than simply answer back. PAT PILCHER is in love with Alexa.
Sky takes legal action against sellers of ‘free TV’ boxes, but PAT PILCHER wonders if anyone’s the winner in this expensive game.
Our intrepid correspondent PAT PILCHER gets to hear his eyeballs move in a freaky alternate universe.
Are gadgets making us gullible? Are smartphones making us stupid? Is Google turning our brains to noodles? Long-time technology observer PAT PILCHER on the new idiocracy.