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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.

Feb 25, 2016

Mobile World Congress brought us new smartphones from Samsung, LG, Xiaomi, Sony and Alcatel, but whose devices stole the show? Virtual Reality was another heavily-hyped topic at MWC, but is it all talk and no substance? We're joined by three special guests this week, with News Limited's Jennifer...


Feb 19, 2016

Things are hotting up at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, with a great lineup of new gear. Meanwhile content owners are cooling on the idea of a three strikes policy for Aussie pirates, as no-one wants to foot the bill. Elsewhere, Apple has backflipped on the deadly Error 53.

 

All this and more in the latest episode...


Feb 11, 2016

Is Apple ripping customers off with Error 53 iPhone bricking, or following sensible security policy? Why is PayPal refusing to take money for VPN services? What caused Telstra's Australia-wide outage? All this and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold, where we channel-surf through the headlines in search of the...


Feb 4, 2016

Is global roaming still the telco’s last frontier of price gouging? Who will win the mobile ad-blocking wars? What will NBN's Sky Muster offer the outback?

 

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

 

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