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Welcome to Australian tech news podcast Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News, where co-hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to Australia's leading technology journalists every Friday to get the stories behind the big tech news of the week: Pocket Cast

Feb 27, 2017

At Mobile World Congress 2017, Samsung, LG, Huawei, Sony, Nokia, Moto and more went head to head with phone launches, but whose phones were really worth buying? We're joined by a massive guest list this episode, with Duncan Jaffrey and Jason Murray from Ausdroid, Jen Dudley-Nicholson from News Ltd and Supratim...

Feb 23, 2017

Will Village Roadshow succeed in dragging small-time pirates through the courts? Will QANTAS' WiFi Mile High club take off? Can NBN's SkyMuster satellite service cut the mustard? Special guests editor-in-chief Angus Kidman and technology journalist with The Australian, David Swan. Vertical Hold is brought...

Feb 16, 2017

Should Australian ISPs come clean on broadband speeds? Who's lining up to buy a revived Nokia 3310? Would you get into a flying car, and would you want Netflix access while you were up there? We're joined by Macworld Australia editor Anthony Caruana in this week's episode!

Vertical Hold is brought to you by Alcatel

Feb 9, 2017

Stan overhaul goes toe-to-toe with Netflix, NBN rolllout reaches halfway point, Huawei launches a phone that's a serious competitor to Samsung. Special guest media commentator Steve Molk. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Alcatel.

Vertical Hold - Australian technology journalists Alex Kidman and Adam...

Feb 2, 2017

Telstra's launched the world's first Gigabit LTE mobile broadband network, and that means that it is very fast indeed, but it's not without some catches. Meanwhile, Amazon is holding out on Australia, not just in terms of launching a full service here, but even in the video content they will offer Aussies. We ponder the...