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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

Jun 13, 2018

Which games impressed at E3 2018, and which failed to thrill? Did Microsoft impress with many games, or was Sony's curated games approach better? Is Smash Bros Ultimate and Fortnite enough to float the Switch? And will Cyberpunk 2077 make it past Australia's notorious censorship board?
 
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Jun 6, 2018

What's new in iOS12? How is Apple tackling smartphone addiction? How will iPhone apps run on a Mac? What's happening with the Apple TV 4K? Special guest Fairfax tech contributor Peter Wells, direct from San Jose. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Belkin.

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May 31, 2018

Will Apple's HomePod update help it compete in the smart speaker showdown? Why is Amazon blocking Aussies from its US site? What happened to fixed wireless NBN speeds? Special guest News Corp tech editor Jennifer Dudley-Nicholson. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Belkin.

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May 24, 2018

What's the deal with YouTube Music and YouTube Red? How do the latest Android smartphones stack up and what's happening with Android P? What should we expect from Apple at WWDC? Special guest Ausdroid editor Dan Tyson. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Belkin.

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May 17, 2018

For Privacy Awareness week, we look at the not-so-private dealings of two of the world's biggest companies, as Google is accused of mis-using the data allowances of Australian users, while Facebook tries desperately to cling to the veneer of privacy amidst rolling scandals. Meanwhile, Telstra's dropped its ZTE phones,...