articles tagged 'App'

An 'app-rodisiac' for sex-starved parents

  • PopPress
  • April 10, 2017
  • StopPress Team
An 'app-rodisiac' for sex-starved parents

Four Seasons Condoms launch The Extendables, a new online cartoon designed to keep kids busy while parents get busy in the bedroom.

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Why The Spinoff needs an app

  • Media
  • January 31, 2017
  • Erin McKenzie
Why The Spinoff needs an app

Last week, online magazine The Spinoff launched its new app, which has since seen nearly 700 downloads. And while introducing an app may seem a natural move in today's one-click-away society, editor and publisher Duncan Greive says the move was sparked by Facebook's algorithm changes. We talk to him about creating an alternative distribution channel and the decision to put a price on it.

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ITM lures builders into app with virtual reality competition

  • Advertsing
  • January 19, 2017
  • StopPress Team
ITM lures builders into app with virtual reality competition

Building supply specialist ITM has launched its new app by challenging builders to catch the biggest virtual fish in a VR ‘ITM Go Fish’ competition via JustOne.

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Bigpipe puts internet control in users' hands with its new app

  • Tech
  • July 7, 2016
  • StopPress Team
Bigpipe puts internet control in users' hands with its new app

New Zealand ISP Bigpipe reckons it has the solution to an overcrowded internet connection with a new app that will give users the ability to prioritise their internet for different uses.

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Tech Watch: Wendy Thompson on how businesses can go live on Facebook

  • Didge
  • May 11, 2016
  • Erin McKenzie
Tech Watch: Wendy Thompson on how businesses can go live on Facebook

There’s a lot going on in the world of social media. Each week new updates see the platforms change and communication habits follow suit. So how can marketers keep up? In a new series we talk to people in the industry about what the updates mean to marketers. This week Wendy Thompson, founder and managing director of Socialites, explains how businesses can go live with Facebook Live.

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Zavy and StopPress have worked together to create a scoreboard that compares how the top 25 traditional media advertising spenders in New Zealand have performed on social media over the past 30 days, updated in real time.

Can we fix it, yes we can: Houzz launches in NZ to matchmake home renovators with tradies

  • Brand
  • May 4, 2016
  • Erin McKenzie
Can we fix it, yes we can: Houzz launches in NZ to matchmake home renovators with tradies

Home owners looking to renovate don't always know how to tackle the job, let alone where to find the right people to do it. Design and renovation-focussed Houzz has aimed to help them out with its online and mobile platform connecting home owners with trade professionals, and it's just launched a New Zealand site.

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Pizza's never been so easy

  • PopPress
  • April 7, 2016
  • StopPress Team
Pizza's never been so easy

Humans just got even lazier. Domino's has given fast-food a new meaning with the announcement of its latest effort to make pizza ordering easy, a Zero Click app.

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Lest we forget

  • PopPress
  • March 21, 2016
  • StopPress Team
Lest we forget

Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum has created an innovative way to correct collective memory errors surrounding the second world war.

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Freedom Furniture explores augmented reality with new app

  • Apps
  • September 5, 2014
  • Nikki Mandow
Freedom Furniture explores augmented reality with new app

Freedom Furniture has given consumers the ability to see what a new piece of furniture would look like in their house with a brand new app.

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Want to know how to turn a bunny rabbit into a fireball?

  • PopPress
  • September 2, 2014
  • StopPress Team
Want to know how to turn a bunny rabbit into a fireball?

Bulbous hairdos, inspirational pep talks and plenty of fireballs: The new Clash of Clans ads are out.

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London cabbies are striking because of Uber; will the same happen here?—UPDATED

  • Didge
  • June 13, 2014
  • Damien Venuto
London cabbies are striking because of Uber; will the same happen here?—UPDATED
Image credit: The Guardian

London traffic became even more congested recently as 12,000 taxi drivers staged a protest by blockading various streets throughout the English capital. Their dissatisfaction finds its genesis in the expansion of Uber, an app that allows potential passengers to connect with nearby taxi drivers. We chatted to Roger Heale, the executive director of the the New Zealand Taxi Federation, about the potential of the same happening here. Updated with comments from Uber.

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