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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: Pocket Cast pca.st/fUfj

Feb 22, 2018

Channel Seven is hoping Aussies will pay to watch its catchup service in HD. Meanwhile Aussies are frequenting piracy sites less often, but the numbers don't quite add up. Plus the NBN might be fined for installer no-shows. Special guests Pickr.com.au editor Leigh Stark and decidertv.com media commentator...


Feb 15, 2018

NBN's touting its successes while leaving HFC owners in the lurch. Meanwhile, Microsoft is reportedly downgrading Windows 10S to a "mode", but did it ever have a future? Special guest technology journalist David Braue. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Belkin.

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Feb 8, 2018

Optus and Telstra are in a race to launch 5G, but what impact will it have for Australian consumers? Apple's HomePod is finally here, but does it really qualify as a smart speaker?

Special guest ZDNet deputy editor Corinne Reichert

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Feb 1, 2018

We get hands on with Amazon's new Alexa-powered Echo smart speakers. Can they push aside Google and Apple to rule Aussie homes? Will Zigbee smart devices finally make a splash in Australia? Special guest The Australian tech writer Chris Griffith and Finder.com.au editor Angus Kidman. Vertical Hold is brought to you...