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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

May 30, 2019

Apple gives the iPod Touch a new lease on life, but does anyone care? Sony gets slapped down by the ACCC for (allegedly) breaking Australian consumer law -- and why did it take that long? Plus, we go hands-on with the latest 5G hotspots and gadgets in the latest episode of Vertical Hold!

Special guest Pickr editor Leigh...


May 23, 2019

What does the US government's block on Huawei mean for the future of its smartphone business? Is it worth getting excited about Telstra's 5G now that it's finally here? Why are Aussies finally opting for faster NBN plans? Guests Ausdroid editor Chris Rowland @ozcjr and Finder editor in chief Angus...


May 16, 2019

What will the ACCC's block on the TPG/Vodafone merger mean for Aussie consumers? Does Telstra's new loyalty scheme have enough to keep you connected? What's up with WhatsApp hacking?
Guest Gizmodo Editor Tegan Jones @Tegan_Writes
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May 9, 2019

Direct from Google #IO19: Do the budget Pixel 3a & 3a XL smartphones make the grade? Does the Nest Hub Max smart screen deserve a spot in your kitchen? What's new from Android, Google Assistant and Duplex? Guests News Corp national tech ed Jen Dudley-Nicholson @jendudley and @Ausdroid deputy ed Scott...


May 2, 2019

Why is Telstra trying to woo HFC cable customers with free speed boosts at this late stage of the NBN rollout? Why did Game of Thrones look so bad on Foxtel? Can Facebook and Google win back our trust? Special guest Pickr editor Leigh Stark @leighlo Vertical Hold is brought to you by NetComm.

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