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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.

Free to air streaming and iPad Pro vs Surface Pro 4: Vertical Hold Episode 54

Nov 19, 2015

Apple and Microsoft both have "Pro" tablets they're trying to convince us are the future of computing -- but are either of them worth buying? Meanwhile, Australian Free to Air broadcasters are jumping into live online broadcasting -- but who's watching? All this and more in the latest episode of the all-new,...


Nov 5, 2015

The new Nexus 6P and 5X smartphones have arrived, with a premium build and price tags to match. We also get hands-on with PlayStation VR and HTC Vive in the race to bring Virtual Reality to the lounge room.

 

All this and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold, where we channel-surf through the headlines in...


Oct 22, 2015

Telstra's finally got a replacement for the T-Box courtesy of Roku, but Apple is waiting in the wings with a redesigned and significantly more powerful Apple TV model. Which one deserves space under your TV?

All this and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold, where we channel-surf through the headlines in...


Oct 8, 2015

How does Microsoft's new Surface Book match up against the iPad Pro? Where do the new Lumia smartphones fit into the picture? Can the new FreeviewPlus recorders stop you missing the end of your favourite TV show?

All this and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold, where we channel-surf through the headlines...


Sep 24, 2015

It's all change at the top as Malcolm Turnbull takes the role of Prime Minister and announces a new Comms Minister. But will anything change in the NBN or the general Comms portfolio?

Meanwhile, Adam's son is pestering him for a Wii U to play Super Mario Maker, but should he give in?

All this and more in the...