URL news stories
Surfshark releases fake news filter for Chrome and Firefox
In a bid to prevent the spread of misinformation, Surfshark has announced the release of its fake news warning (FNW) extension for Chrome and Firefox.
Website spoofing: What to know about counterfeit domain names to keep from getting scammed
Have you ever visited the website of a well-established brand but something about it didn't seem right? That may not have been the brand's website at all.
Businesses beware as malicious URLs in NZ pass 60,000 mark…
Organisations need to determine which information they regard as "core data" before devising a plan on how to protect it.
UR-Hell as Kiwis click over 2.3 million malicious links in 2014...
"To remain protected against these ever-evolving cyber threats, Australians and New Zealanders must be diligent in using best practices when surfing the Web, especially when conducting online financial transactions."
Check Point: Dangerous phishing attacks in detail...
Phishing attacks and their more recent variations such as spear-phishing and whaling are by now well-known parts of the threat landscape.
Apple stakes claim for iphone5.com domain
Complaint with World Intellectual Property Organisation probably doesn't indicate what the next iPhone will be called... or does it?
Baby boomers catching up to younger generations’ technology skills
You might think that young people are the only ones in the know when it comes to technology, the internet and social media, but you’d be wrong!
In this month’s issue of NetGuide our featured blogger Patrice spends her time surfing the web finding awesome new country music acts on YouTube, which she then features on her radio show
The pet peeve gallery
Drivers who don’t use a turn signal, couples who sit on the same side of the booth when there is no one on the other side, jerks who take up two parking spaces...
Website review: Adopt me
This is a fun website that could be used to teach your kids the responsibility of pet ownership before getting a real one
Bored? Love puzzles and celebrities? This is the perfect site for you.
Nursery rhymes galore
Maybe you just had a baby and are looking to sing your newborn to sleep, maybe you’re reminiscing on childhood memories, or maybe you just love nursery rhymes
Blast from the past
Depending on your age, you might remember Rainbow Bright, wooden clogs, Gumby, bellbottoms or Polly Pocket
How popular is your name?
Ever wondered how many other people out there have the same name as you?
If you spend any time online, particularly on YouTube, you’ve definitely heard of this month’s featured blogger, Jenna Marbles (real name, Jenna Mourey).
‘Going Green’ has never been so popular, so it’s hardly surprising that there are so many bloggers writing about being eco friendly.
URL & domain names explained
With our current series on "how to build a website" in full swing, we thought it would be appropriate to include this useful site explaining all of those crazy abbreviations, terms, words and phrases most non-techies aren’t familiar with.
Find it online
Find it Online is a New Zealand business directory, which shows you categories from electronics.
Calling all Wino's
LiquorBoxWine.co.nz is the perfect site for any NZ wine and beer lovers out there – and let’s be honest, who doesn’t love to kick their feet up with a nice glass of wine or a cold beer at the end of a hard day? (or good day!)
Site review: SeeYa
If you love to travel or are just looking for a weekend or one night getaway in your hometown, this website is the perfect tool.
Top 5 celeb technology blunders
We take a look at the top 5 celeb technology blunders. No surprise, Miley Cyrus is on the list.
Twitter hacked lessons learned and bring on the cup fever!
This month, the team from Social Media NZ looks at the important lessons you can learn from a hacked twitter account
Notable planking incidents
The following are listed as notable planking incidents that have occurred in New Zealand and Australia in 2011, including John Key's planking photo.
The phenomenon of planking
You may have heard of the bizarre new fad called "planking", or maybe you have just seen some crazy photos floating around the web featuring people lying down in some very strange places