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iPhone 11 rumours, Apple comes to smart TVs, Google scraps Chromecast Audio: Vertical Hold - Episode 211

1/17/2019
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Why is Apple finally embracing Smart TVs? Why is Google killing off Chromecast Audio? What should we expect from the iPhone 11? Guests Fairfax tech editor @TimBiggs and Fairfax tech writer @PeterWells 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:00:25:19

CES 2019 special direct from Las Vegas: Vertical Hold - Episode 210

1/9/2019
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From 8K and Micro LED TVs to robot clothes folders, what was the best (and craziest) tech on show at CES 2019? Guests PC World AU editor Fergus Halliday @Cvamped, Appliance Retailer deputy editor Emily Bencic @Connectedemily, tech writer Geoff Quattromani @GQuattromani 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...

Duration:00:26:51

2018: The Year in Review: Vertical Hold Episode 209

12/20/2018
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What were the highs (and lows) of the year in technology in 2018? We're talking everything from NBN, Amazon, My Health Record and Facebook/Google privacy scandals to Optus Sports/ Kayo/ Foxtel/ 10 All Access/ Disney streaming services, the best phones, crazy Elon Musk and more. Special guest acting Gizmodo Australia editor Tegan Jones @tegan_writes Vertical Hold is brought to you by Belkin. Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News - podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to...

Duration:00:33:17

ACCC attacks Google/Facebook stranglehold, Aussie 5G spectrum snapped up: Vertical Hold Episode 208

12/13/2018
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Can the ACCC wrangle Google and Facebook into behaving with our private data? Who were the big winners in the ACMA's Australian 5G auction? Special guest ZDNet Australia 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:00:29:31

Do Australia's new encryption interception laws put everyone's safety and privacy at risk? Vertical Hold Episode 207

12/6/2018
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Do Australia's new encryption interception laws put everyone's safety and privacy at risk? Are we ready to say goodbye to Microsoft Edge? Special guest Risky Business editor Patrick Gray. 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:00:29:20

Aussie quantum computing goes large, Sony PlayStation Classic set to land: Vertical Hold - Episode 206

11/29/2018
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Aussie researchers get closer to scalable quantum computing, Sony goes old school with the PlayStation Classic, Australia's pirate hunters set their sights on Google. Special guest InnovationAus managing editor 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 the...

Duration:00:32:53

Amazon backflips on Aussie orders, Steam flips to Aussie dollars, Sony skips E3: Vertical Hold Episode 205

11/22/2018
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Amazon lets Aussies back into its US and UK stores, while Sony's the latest gaming firm to abandon E3 and Steam flips to charging (or is it overcharging?) in Aussie dollars in the latest episode! Special guest co-host Leigh Stark from Pickr.com.au! 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:00:24:11

Will Disney or CBS unseat Netflix, has Foxtel Kayo'd itself: Vertical Hold Episode 204

11/15/2018
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Foxtel's launching a sports streaming service in competition with itself, while CBS All Access and Disney+ are incoming, but are fractured services really what we want? Special guest DeciderTV editor-in-chief 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:00:36:02

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