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Wi-Fi is badly KRACKed, Kaspersky's Security Woes & Aussies unhappy with NBN: Vertical Hold Episode 149

10/19/2017
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Wi-Fi security isn't so secure, and Australians are now more unhappy with their internet than their mobile services, while Kaspersky's security business may have been compromised. Special guest Michael McKinnon from HackLabs Vertical Hold is brought to you by Linksys. 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: 00:28:15


SNES Mini and Classic Gaming at PAX Aus: Vertical Hold Episode 148

10/12/2017
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Did the SNES Mini live up to the hype, and what classic titles is Nintendo likely to revive next? With PAX Aus on the horizon, what can retro gaming fans expect from the classic gaming section? We're joined by Fairfax Tech editor Tim Biggs and ausretrogamer editor Alex Boz for our retro gaming special! Vertical Hold is brought to you by Linksys. Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News - podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to Australia's leading technology journalists every...

Duration: 00:21:02


New Google Pixel phones, Pixel Buds, Home speakers and Clips cameras - what's new from Made By Google?: Vertical Hold Episode 147

10/5/2017
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Google has unveiled a slew of new hardware at its Made By Google launch in San Francisco, what should we expect from the new Pixel phones, Pixel Buds, Home speakers and Clips cameras? Special guests Ausdroid's Jason Murray and Radio National's Peter Marks. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Linksys. 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: 00:35:00


Australia's new space agency, new Apple gear hits the streets: Vertical Hold Episode 146

9/28/2017
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Australia is looking to the stars with a new national space agency. New Apple phones, watches and streaming boxes have landed. Twitter gives us 280 characters to play with. Special guest technology journalist Ben Grubb. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Linksys. 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: 00:25:27


Star Trek bodly goes to Netflix, Apple unleashes iOS11: Vertical Hold Episode 145

9/21/2017
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Star Trek comes to Netflix, Hulu stars at the Emmys while Apple shakes things up with iOS 11 and the Pirate Bay mines for crypto currencies. Special guest TV Tonight editor David Knox Vertical Hold is brought to you by Linksys. 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: 00:22:31


Is iPhone X worth the pricetag, what will the Apple TV 4K bring to Australia: Vertical Hold Episode 144

9/14/2017
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Does X mark the spot with Apple's new iPhones? What will the Apple TV 4K bring to Aussie lounge rooms? Should Google buy HTC? Special guest PCMag Australia editor Matthew JC Powell. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Linksys. 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: 00:37:11


iPhone 8 vs Android, NBN finally bends on no-sale regulations: Vertical Hold - Episode 143

9/7/2017
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Apple's new iPhone is nearly here, but what do we really know about it, and how will it compete against so many genuinely great Android handsets? Meanwhile, there's some good NBN news (yeah, we're shocked too) for customers left in the lurch, and piracy isn't going anywhere if Game Of Thrones piracy figures are to be believed! We're joined this week by special guest News.com.au Technology Editor Jennifer Dudley-Nicholson! Vertical Hold is brought to you by Linksys. Vertical Hold:...

Duration: 00:19:24


CBS All Access coming to Australia, what's hot at IFA in Berlin: Vertical Hold - Episode 142

8/31/2017
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As CBS plans to buy Network Ten, what can we expect from CBS All Access streaming? From new Google Home speakers to a Cortana/Alexa smart assistant alliance, what's hot a IFA in Berlin? How is Telstra cracking down on scammers? Special guest decidertv.com media commentator Steve Molk. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Linksys. 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: 00:22:00


Samsung launches Note 8, NBN vows to address complaints and Android Goes Oreo: Vertical Hold - Episode 141

8/24/2017
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The Note 8 is finally here, but does it live up to the hype? We chat to one of the few to have already gone hands-on with Samsung's latest premium smartphone. Speaking of phones, Android 8.0 is here, but only for Google's phones for now. We dive deep into the creamy centre of Android Oreo. The NBN continues to be the major tech story in Australia, but is it trying to clean up its act (and can that possibly work? Special guest News Corp's Jen Dudley-Nicholson. Vertical Hold is brought to...

Duration: 00:26:51


NBN dials up the blame game, Vodafone ditches lock-in contracts: Vertical Hold - Episode 140

8/17/2017
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NBN concedes consumer complaints are high, but continues to point the finger at retailers. Vodafone lets new contract customers walk without paying exit fees. Is your boss snooping on your LinkedIn habits? Special guests The Register's APAC editor Simon Sharwood and Finder.com.au's editor-in-chief Angus Kidman. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Linksys. Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News - podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to Australia's leading technology journalists...

Duration: 00:26:04


Is Ultra HD OLED the future of TV, can Disney take down Netflix? Vertical Hold - Episode 139

8/10/2017
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With Sony and Panasonic battling LG in the OLED space, will it be the future of TV? Will Disney's announcement that it's launching its own streaming service doom Netflix? Where did the godfather of the modern password go wrong? Special guest Pickr.com.au editor Leigh Stark. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Linksys. 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: 00:26:42


NBN's war on retailers, Vodafone's NBNfail mobile fallback and the future of AI bots: Vertical Hold Episode 138

8/3/2017
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Can NBN win the broadband speed blame game with Australia's ISP? Can Vodafone's NBN 4G fallback save homes in broadband limbo? Is this all moot with AI getting smarter every day? Special guest Australian IT editor Supratim Adhikari. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Linksys. 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: 00:27:25


Google Wi-Fi and Optus' billion dollar mobile gamble: Vertical Hold Episode 137

7/27/2017
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Does Google's Wi-Fi live up to its lofty promises? Will Optus' billion dollar regional mobile spend rewrite the local mobile landscape? Will anyone miss Adobe Flash? Special guest The Australian's technology writer Chris Griffith. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Linksys. 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: 00:33:34


Game of Thrones melts Foxtel, Google Home calls Australia Home and Google Glass lives again: Vertical Hold Episode 136

7/20/2017
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Why did Game of Thrones melt Foxtel's streaming servers? Now that Google Home is finally here in Australia, was it worth the wait? Speaking of Google, will its reborn Glass finally find a home in the enterprise? Special guests 2SER's Nic Healey and finder.com.au's Angus Kidman Vertical Hold is brought to you by Linksys. 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: 00:18:13


Nest's Aussie launch, drone safety laws, Pixel XL 2 rumours: Episode 135

7/13/2017
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Why is smart home pioneer Nest snubbing Aussie retailers and leaving its flagship product at home? What's happening with Australia's drone safety laws? What should we expect from Google's Pixel XL 2 super phone? Special guest Tech Guide editor Stephen Fenech. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Linksys. 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: 00:29:15


Medicare data breach, Apple iPhone 8 rumours: Episode 134

7/6/2017
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What might we expect from Apple's iPhone 8? Should we be worried that our Medicare details are for sale on the dark web? Why is Samsung reviving the fire-prone Galaxy Note 7? Special guests finder.com.au editor Angus Kidman and Australian Macworld editor Anthony Caruana. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Linksys. 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: 00:22:20


Netflix price hike, Nintendo mini SNES, Apple's Westpac banking crackdown: Episode 133

6/29/2017
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Will Aussies tolerate the Netflix tax and a price rise? Why is Apple at war with Westpac? Should we be excited about Nintendo's mini Super NES? Special guest Australian Financial Review technology editor Paul Smith. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Alcatel. 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: 00:29:04


Interactive Netflix and ACCC's NBN speed testers: Episode 132

6/22/2017
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Are we ready for Netflix choose your own adventures? Will Aussies volunteer to police NBN speeds for the consumer watchdog? Will the latest scams catch Australians unawares? Special guest 2SER's Nic Healey. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Alcatel. 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: 00:22:12


E3 2017 Special: Vertical Hold - Episode 131

6/15/2017
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The biggest news this week comes from the E3 Games shot in Los Angeles. We're joined by Matt Sainsbury from digitallydownloaded.net, and Fairfax Media's Tim Biggs, reporting live from LA as we pull apart the big announcements, dissect the hype and decide which games are worth getting excited about! Vertical Hold is brought to you by Alcatel. Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News - podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to Australia's leading technology journalists every Friday...

Duration: 00:28:26


What's hot at CES Asia and Apple's big WWDC announcements: Vertical Hold - Episode 130

6/8/2017
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What's on show at CES Asia in Shanghai? Can Baidu beat Google in the autonomous car race? What did Apple unveil at WWDC? Can HomePod beat Google Home? Special guest Ausdroid's Dan Tyson and EFTM's Geoff Quattromani. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Alcatel. 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: 00:26:46

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