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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.

Dec 22, 2016

The NBN is changing (again) but is this for the better? Meanwhile, as 2016 winds to a close, we consider the best and worst technology of 2016. Who rose to the heights, and who crashed and burned? We’re joined for the last show of the year by Fairfax online technology editor Tim Biggs!

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Dec 15, 2016

Will the tax on networks competing with the NBN drive up broadband prices? When will you be forced to switch to the NBN or lose your internet access? Are drone deliveries coming to your front lawn? Special guest: PC World & Good Gear Guide editor Nick Ross.

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Dec 8, 2016

Pebble has been bought out by Fitbit, signalling an end to its smartwatch range, but what does this mean for the future of smartwatches? Meanwhile, Amazon is looking into autonomous supermarkets, but is this the future of your weekly shop, or a dark glimpse into an always monitored retail future? Apple's...


Dec 1, 2016

Would you accept ads on your devices in return for free data? Do we need an Aussie streaming app for live radio? How about Netflix offline viewing? Special guest: Pickr.com.au editor and freelance journalist Leigh Stark.

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