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Welcome to Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News, where 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.

Apr 23, 2015

Will the long-awaited Apple Watch really change wearable tech? Could Australia ban VPNs as part of the piracy crackdown? How did HBO catch Aussies sneaking into watch Game of Thrones? 

Aussie tech journos Alex Kidman and Adam Turner discuss all this and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold, where we channel surf...


Apr 9, 2015

The Dallas Buyers Club LLC victory over iiNet is a landmark for Australian law, but with the incoming three strikes piracy framework, will those targeted by it be the unluckiest downloaders down under? Adam takes a close look at HBO Now, not launching in Australia any time soon. Meanwhile, Microsoft's announced...