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Has Vodafone cracked roaming, does the NBN really have a clean bill of health: Vertical Hold - Episode 203

11/7/2018
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The ACCC's broadband report suggests that NBN speeds are up, but not for everyone. Meanwhile, Vodafone's added 11 countries to its $5 roaming deal, but can you do better? And are folding phones finally ready for prime time? Special guest Finder.com.au editor-in-chief Angus Kidman. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Belkin. Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News - podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to Australia's leading technology journalists every Friday to get the stories...

Duration:00:30:17

Apple unveils new iPad Pro, MacBook Air and Mac Mini: Vertical Hold Episode 202

10/30/2018
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Apple's got a whole lot of new (and rather expensive!) hardware for you to drool over, including new iPad Pro models, new MacBook Airs and a (finally!) updated Mac Mini -- but what's worth really getting excited about? Special guest Fairfax freelance tech journalist Peter Wells. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Belkin. Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News - podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to Australia's leading technology journalists every Friday to get the stories...

Duration:00:32:33

PAX Australia 2018 gaming special: Vertical Hold - Episode 201

10/27/2018
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What's hot at PAX Australia 2018? How will VR go mainstream? How are video and board game devs changing their approach to Kickstarter? Why are eSports teams turning to crowd funding? Special guests Kotaku editor Alex Walker and tech journalist Seamus Byrne. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Belkin. Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News - podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to Australia's leading technology journalists every Friday to get the stories behind the tech news of...

Duration:00:28:12

Huawei launches Mate 20, Google pulls apps from the EU store: Vertical Hold - Episode 200

10/17/2018
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Direct from Huawei's London launch of the Huawei Mate 20 series -- and plenty more -- we're joined by Pickr's Leigh Stark and PC World's Fergus Halliday -- to talk everything Huawei, and what Google's decision to charge for apps for EU phones might mean for the wider Android market. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Belkin. Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News - podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to Australia's leading technology journalists every Friday to get the...

Duration:00:25:24

Google unveils Pixel 3, 3 XL, Pixel Stand, Home Hub and much more: Vertical Hold - Episode 199

10/11/2018
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Is the Pixel 3 worth the hype? Do Google smart homes need a smart screen? Which new gadgets aren't coming to Australia? Special guest Ausdroid editor Dan Tyson. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Belkin. Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News - podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to Australia's leading technology journalists every Friday to get the stories behind the tech news of the week. verticalholdauaudio.libsyn.com facebook.com/VerticalHoldAU @verticalholdau

Duration:00:24:33

Windows 10 October update lands, Microsoft unveils Surface Pro 6, Foxtel Now price hike: Vertical Hold - Episode 198

10/4/2018
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What new features does Windows 10 October 2018 update add? Are Microsoft's new Surface devices worth getting hyped about? How can Foxtel possibly justify the massive price hike coming to Foxtel Now? Special guest Gizmodo Australia Deputy Editor Tegan Jones Vertical Hold is brought to you by Belkin. Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News - podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to Australia's leading technology journalists every Friday to get the stories behind the tech news of...

Duration:00:25:43

macOS Mojave lands, Apple Watch Series 4 impresses, Google Discover arrives: Vertical Hold - Episode 197

9/27/2018
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Are macOS Mojave's new features worth the pain of installation? Should you give the Apple Watch 4 the time of day? How is Google reinventing search for its 20th birthday? Special guest tech journalist Matthew JC Powell. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Belkin. Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News - podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to Australia's leading technology journalists every Friday to get the stories behind the tech news of the...

Duration:00:33:54

iOS 12 revitalises older iPhones, ACCC gets nasty on "unlimited", Google Assistant hits Aussie TVs -- Vertical Hold Episode 196

9/20/2018
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Will iOS 12 breathe new life into your old iPhone? Will the ACCC's rumblings about "unlimited" mobile plans amount to much? What does Google Assistant bring to smart TVs? Special guest Australian IT tech reporter Chris Griffith Vertical Hold is brought to you by Belkin. Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News - podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to Australia's leading technology journalists every Friday to get the stories behind the tech news of the...

Duration:00:32:03

Apple unveils iPhone XR. XS & XS Max along with new Apple Watch 4: Vertical Hold - Episode 195

9/13/2018
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Are Apple's latest iPhones XS-ive? Is it time for the Apple Watch 4 to shine? Why is Foxtel charging for Chromecast and AirPlay streaming? Special guests News Corp national tech editor Jen Dudley-Nicholson and Pickr.com.au editor Leigh Stark. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Belkin. Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News - podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to Australia's leading technology journalists every Friday to get the stories behind the tech news of the...

Duration:00:35:46

What's in Telstra's future, Doctor Who on ABC iView, Looking back at 20 years of Google : Vertical Hold - Episode 194

9/6/2018
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Telstra's planning for the future with new unlimited plans, new executives and the challenge of the NBN, Doctor Who shifts to Mondays on ABC (and maybe iView) while Google turns 20 and Chrome turns 10. Special guest finder.com.au editor in chief Angus Kidman. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Belkin. Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News - podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to Australia's leading technology journalists every Friday to get the stories behind the tech news of...

Duration:00:24:51

Apple iPhone X 2018 rumours, 8K TVs from IFA, TPG/Vodafone confirm merger: Vertical Hold - Episode 193

8/30/2018
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Will Apple pull any surprises out of its hat for the 2018 iPhones? Is it worth getting hyped about 8K TV at IFA? What's the story with the TPG/Vodafone merger? Special guest pickr.com.au editor Leigh Stark. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Belkin. Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News - podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to Australia's leading technology journalists every Friday to get the stories behind the tech news of the...

Duration:00:25:16

TPG looks to merge with Vodafone, new NBN CEO and Google Home Max: Vertical Hold Episode 192

8/23/2018
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What will the merger of TPG and Vodafone mean for consumers? Is Google's Home Max worth taking home, and what changes will the new NBN CEO make? Special guests ZDNet.com.au Deputy Editor Corinne Reichert and Jez Ford, Sound+Image Editor Vertical Hold is brought to you by Belkin. Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News - podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to Australia's leading technology journalists every Friday to get the stories behind the tech news of the...

Duration:00:27:58

Foxtel goes 4K and ditches cable, what can we expect from the iQ4? - Vertical Hold Episode 191

8/16/2018
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What does Foxtel have to offer in Ultra HD? Can the iQ4 make up for the flaky iQ3? Can Australia's draft encryption laws work? Special guest decider.tv media commentator Steve Molk. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Belkin. Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News - podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to Australia's leading technology journalists every Friday to get the stories behind the tech news of the...

Duration:00:32:58

Google serves Android Pie, Fortnite bypasses Play Store - Vertical Hold Episode 190

8/9/2018
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What tasty new features does Android Pie bring to smartphones? Why is Fortnite bypassing the safety of the Google Play store? Special guest Ausdroid editor Dan Tyson. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Belkin. Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News - podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to Australia's leading technology journalists every Friday to get the stories behind the tech news of the week. verticalholdauaudio.libsyn.com facebook.com/VerticalHoldAU @verticalholdau

Duration:00:27:10

ACCC's NBN report card, Village Roadshow's new piracy fight - Vertical Hold Episode 189

8/2/2018
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Which telcos get canned in the consumer watchdog's latest NBN report card? Why has Village Roadshow declared war on pirate subtitles? Special guests Australian IT editor Supratim Adhikari and ZDNet AU deputy editor Corinne Reichert. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Belkin. Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News - podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to Australia's leading technology journalists every Friday to get the stories behind the tech news of the...

Duration:00:31:54

Are new Unlimited plans worth it, which Aussie telcos are worst for customer service? - Vertical Hold Episode 188

7/26/2018
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Are Telstra's revamped Peace of Mind Plans or Vodafone's unlimited passes worth buying? Which telcos are slammed in Australia's latest customer service report? What are Facebook's double-standards when punishing page owners? What should we expect from the NBN's latest Service Continuity Standards? Special guest Pickr editor Leigh Stark Vertical Hold is brought to you by Belkin. Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News - podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to Australia's leading...

Duration:00:31:50

Can Aussies trust My Health Record, is Nvidia Shield TV a home entertainment titan?: Vertical Hold - Episode 187

7/19/2018
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Why are so many Australians rushing to opt-out of the government's online My Health Record? What can Australians expect from the tiny Nvidia Shield TV? Is Netflix running out of steam? Special guest ABC Radio National online technology reporter Ariel Bogle. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Belkin. Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News - podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to Australia's leading technology journalists every Friday to get the stories behind the tech news of...

Duration:00:26:42

Microsoft unveils Surface Go, Telstra demos LTE-B, Facebook backflips on ban: Vertical Hold - Episode 186

7/12/2018
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Can Microsoft's mini Surface tablet go head to head with Apple and Android? What can Aussies expect from Telstra's LTE-Broadcast? Why is Facebook backing down on page bans as the social media giants try to clean up their act? Special guests Finder.com.au editor-in-chief Angus Kidman and Pickr editor Leigh Stark.Vertical Hold is brought to you by Belkin. Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News - podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to Australia's leading technology journalists...

Duration:00:25:06

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and Apple iPhone rumours, Facebook's latest privacy woes: Vertical Hold - Episode 185

7/5/2018
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What should we expect from Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 and Apple's next iPhone? How many privacy scandals can Facebook weather? Will Netflix users tolerate another price hike? Special guest Gizmodo Australia deputy editor Tegan Jones. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Belkin. Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News - podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to Australia's leading technology journalists every Friday to get the stories behind the tech news of the...

Duration:00:26:57

NBN service guarantee and Vodafone's new NBN plans: Vertical Hold 184

6/28/2018
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The NBN reveals service guarantees with mobile fallback, starts FttC rollout and reveals data usage figures, but can it turn things around? Meanwhile, Vodafone pitches new NBN plans with no upfront costs, so what's the catch? Special guest ZDNet deputy editor Corinne Reichert Vertical Hold is brought to you by Belkin. Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News - podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to Australia's leading technology journalists every Friday to get the stories behind...

Duration:00:29:18