We’re so reliant on Wi-Fi and gadget interconnectedness that a vulnerability found in the security mechanism could lead to meltdown – malicious nabbing of personal data, credit card details, the lot. PAT PILCHER on the big new threat.
AI is all the rage and it features in Huawei’s new flagship smartphone range, along with the company’s famously great Leica cameras. PAT PILCHER provides a brief preview.
Our smart phone man on the ground, PAT PILCHER, takes a look at the keenly anticipated iPhone X.
It’s safe to come out now, Samsung’s new Note 8 doesn’t catch fire or explode. In fact, PAT PILCHER gives this large-screened beaut one of his highest ratings.
PAT PILCHER patiently explains why our major telco’s new, so-called ‘unlimited’ mobile plans aren’t as great as they sound.
Anyone serious about good sound from their smartphone relies on the humble 3.5mm jack, but there’s a threat to its survival. PAT PILCHER pleads for its survival.
We’ve had to wait an age, but Samsung’s little people helper is now ready to download.
The Samsung Note 8 is on fire! Metaphorically speaking, of course. PAT PILCHER gets burnt in the nicest possible way.
Oppo has launched its premium ‘camera phone’ in NZ. GARY STEEL reports on the event, and the phone.
PAT PILCHER is mighty impressed with a mid-price smartphone that battles it out with the top echelon.
OPPO has released two new smartphones in New Zealand, the A77 and A57, featuring superior selfie cameras and dual SIMs.
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.