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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.

May 26, 2016

Microsoft resorts to malware-style tactics to trick people into upgrading to Windows 10. Pebble launches new smartwatches but sticks with Kickstarter. Twitter grants us more room to rant.

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


May 19, 2016

Google's I/O has revealed new home automation assistants, chat clients and much more again. Vertical Hold's Adam Turner is joined by Ausdroid's Daniel Tyson and News Ltd's Jennifer Dudley-Nicholson direct from California in this special episode!

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May 12, 2016

It's our 75th episode, but there's no time to stop and celebrate. Google's big I/O conference is imminent, and with it are plenty of rumours of shiny new Nexus devices, VR gear and self driving cars, not to mention the next version of Android. We're pretty sure we've sorted out what Android N will be called,...


May 5, 2016

Has Optus scored an own goal with its English Premier League deal? Are Aussies entitled to pirate Game of Thrones? Can Kogan breath new life into Dick Smith?

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