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Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News

Technology Podcasts


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Australia

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English


Episodes

Are we ready for slideables, can Huawei win Australia's trust, who's checking Facebook's fact-checkers?: Vertical Hold Episode 266

2/20/2020
Is the next foldable actually TCL's slideable? Can Huawei repair its reputation by appealing to everyday Aussies? How many Facebook fact-checkers cover Australia? Special guest Finder.com.au editor-in-chief Angus Kidman @gusworldau Vertical Hold is brought to you by Casa Systems. 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:00:23:09

Samsung unpacks Galaxy Z Flip and S20, TPG/Vodafone merger gets the green light: Vertical Hold Episode 265

2/13/2020
Has Samsung regained its position at the top of the smartphone tree with the S20 Ultra and Z Flip? What now for TPG/Vodafone now that the ACCC got itself SIMS smashed? Why did Apple cop a hefty French iPhone fine? Special guests News Tech Editor Jen Dudley Nicholson (@jendudley) and Australian IT editor Supratim Adhikari (@SupratimA) Vertical Hold is brought to you by Casa Systems. Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News - podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to Australia's...

Duration:00:36:31

Nvidia GeForce Now arrives, BlackBerry departs and Google Maps turns 15: Vertical Hold Episode 264

2/6/2020
Is it worth getting excited about NVIDIA GeForce Now gaming? What's new for Google Maps as it celebrates 15 years? Plus, we pour one out for BlackBerry mobile phones! Special guests @KotakuAU editor Alex Walker (@dippizuka) and @Ausdroid editor Jason Murray (@jm77) - Vertical Hold is brought to you by Casa Systems. 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:00:26:38

RAZR hits Australia with cutting price, Tesla's autopilot fooled again - Vertical Hold Episode 263

1/30/2020
Motorola's RAZR is set to debut in Australia, but who's going to meet its $2699 asking price? Why are Australians so dedicated to just Samsung and Apple smartphones? And why is it even possible to fool a Tesla with a projector?" Special guests @whistleout editor Alex Choros (@a_choros) and @findercomau editor in chief Angus Kidman (@gusworldau) Vertical Hold is brought to you by Casa Systems. Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News - podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to...

Duration:00:27:04

Sonos ditches older speakers, Galaxy S20 leaks well ahead of launch, Privacy online in the 2020s Vertical Hold Episode 262

1/23/2020
What does Samsung have in store for the Galaxy S20? Has Sonos betrayed its long term customers by ditching support for older speakers? If even Silicon Valley insiders are getting nervous about online privacy, what does that mean for the rest of us? Special guest @pickr editor Leigh Stark @leighlo Vertical Hold is brought to you by Casa Systems. Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News - podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to Australia's leading technology journalists every Friday...

Duration:00:27:06

Aussie sport's Olympic HD makeover, 2020 streaming wars - Vertical Hold: Episode 261

1/16/2020
Why have Australia's free-to-air broadcasters finally come to the party with high-def sport? What can we expect from the streaming giants - Netflix, HBO, Stan, Amazon, Foxtel, HBO and more - in 2020? Special guest @TV_Blackbox viewer advocate Steve Molk @SteveMolk - Vertical Hold is brought to you by Casa Systems. 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:00:32:20

What's hot at CES 2020 - Vertical Hold: Episode 260

1/9/2020
What's hot at CES 2020? 8K TVs, 5G IoT, sleep monitoring, networked sex toys, flying Ubers and more. Special guest Sydney Morning Herald tech writer Peter Wells @peterwells - Vertical Hold is brought to you by Casa Systems. 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:00:32:00

2019: The Year in Tech - Vertical Hold Episode 259

12/19/2019
We look back over the big stories, scandals and trends in technology in 2019 - 5G, NBN, foldables, streaming and more - plus we look forward to what 2020 has to offer. Special guest Pickr AU editor Leigh Stark. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Casa Systems. 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:00:30:08

4K Olympics go 5G only, Australia's odd search habits and EVs get ready to go mainstream - Vertical Hold Episode 258

12/12/2019
Why will only a tiny number of Aussies get to watch the Olympics in 4K? What did we search for in 2019? And why are we so far behind in the EV game down under? Special guest TechAU editor Jason Cartwright Vertical Hold is brought to you by Casa Systems. 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:00:30:05

Facebook offers data portability, Optus cops hefty fine, excess data gets the boot - Vertical Hold: Episode 257

12/5/2019
Why is Facebook making it easier to get your content off Facebook? Will Optus' hefty ACCC fine really stamp out dodgy NBN retailer behaviour? Are excess mobile data charges finally on the way out? Special guest News Corp national tech editor Jen Dudley-Nicholson - Vertical Hold is brought to you by Casa Systems. 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:00:26:08

NBN Co adds new speeds but not for all, Optus offers premium 4G, Cybertruck crashes on launch -- Vertical Hold Episode 256

11/28/2019
What will NBN Co's speed and CVC changes mean for Aussie consumers? What do Optus' new plan changes mean in the mobile space? Is anyone crazy enough to order a Cybertruck in Australia? Special guest @findercomau editor-in-chief Angus Kidman Vertical Hold is brought to you by Casa Systems. 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:00:28:47

The rise of Disney+, streaming ratings overhaul, government hacking crackdown: Vertical Hold - Episode 255

11/21/2019
Can Disney+ strike a killer blow in Australia's streaming wars? Can the streaming giants dominate the TV ratings? Can the government save us from IoT hackers? Special guest @tv_blackbox viewer's advocate @SteveMolk - Vertical Hold is brought to you by Casa Systems. 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:00:39:41

Retro gaming special: Vertical Hold - Episode 254

11/14/2019
Retro gaming is set to have a big place under the Christmas tree this year -- but are any of the new cheap retro consoles worth buying? What happens when you dip your toes into the legally murky world of retro emulators? Special guest @ausretrogamer editor Alex Boz Vertical Hold is brought to you by Casa Systems. 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:00:28:45

Optus unleashes 5G, Apple's AirPods go Pro, Huawei launches the Google-free Mate 30 Pro: Vertical Hold - Episode 253

11/7/2019
Can Optus outgun Telstra with its own 5G launch? Are Apple's AirPods Pro worth the money? How does Huawei's Google-less Android phone stack up? Special guest @pickrau editor @leighlo - Vertical Hold is brought to you by Casa Systems. 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:00:33:12

Apple TV+ launches, Foxtel rewards loyalty, Telstra hooks up Xbox All Access: Vertical Hold - Episode 252

10/31/2019
Can Apple TV+ live up to the hype? Will Foxtel's loyalty scheme win over disgruntled customers? Is it worth getting an Xbox on contract through Telstra? Special guests @tv_blackbox editor @SteveMolk and @KotakuAU editor @dippizuka Vertical Hold is brought to you by Casa Systems. 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:00:31:50

Samsung launches Galaxy Fold, biometric security flaws, Huawei shelves HarmonyOS - Vertical Hold: Episode 251

10/24/2019
Is Samsung's Galaxy Fold worthy of the hype, and a $3K price tag? How dangerous are Samsung and Google's biometric security flaws? Why is Huawei turning back to Android after flirting with HarmonyOS? Special guests @SMH @DigitalLife_AU editor @TimBiggs and @WhistleOut_AU managing editor @a_choros - Vertical Hold is brought to you by Casa Systems. Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News - podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to Australia's leading technology journalists every...

Duration:00:23:41

Google launches Pixel 4, Telstra throws shade at NBN, Broadband World Forum feels need for speed - Vertical Hold: Episode 250

10/17/2019
Does Google get the last word in 2019 smartphones with the Pixel 4? Are Telstra's claims that it would have built a better NBN credible? What's the future of 5G, fixed-line broadband and Wi-Fi 6 at Broadband World Forum? Special guests @Gizmodo AU editor @Tegan_Writes, NewsLtd's @jendudley, @PCWorldAu editor @Cvamped and @Casa_Systems SVP Steve Collins Vertical Hold is brought to you by Casa Systems. Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News - podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to...

Duration:00:22:07

PAX AUS 2019 special - Vertical Hold Episode 249

10/12/2019
What's hot at #PAXAUS 2019? We're talking indie games, major demos and announcements, panel sessions, negative latency, VR, classic gaming and "the first adventure game musical". Special guests @KotakuAU editor @dippizuka, @PCWorldAu editor @Cvamped and ABC Radio's @dr_nic Vertical Hold is brought to you by Casa Systems. 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:00:28:45

Microsoft unveils Surface Neo and Surface Duo, Can Apple save magazines with Apple News +, should TPG be forced to build a mobile network - Vertical Hold Episode 248

10/3/2019
Does Apple News+ represent good value? Why are we so excited about Microsoft's take on foldable phones and laptops? Who won -- or lost -- in the ACCC's blocking of the TPG/Vodafone merger? Special guest host @Pickr editor @leighlo and special guest @jezford Vertical Hold is brought to you by Casa Systems. 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...

Duration:00:36:00

Apple Arcade vs Google Play Pass, Why are telcos lining up free months of credit? Vertical Hold Episode 247

9/26/2019
How does Apple Arcade compare to Google's Play Pass? Why are telcos literally giving away free months of mobile access? Special guest host @Pickr editor @leighlo and special guest @findercomau editor @gusworldau Vertical Hold is brought to you by Casa Systems. 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:00:23:15