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Australian technology journalists Alex Kidman and Adam Turner channel-surf through the headlines in search of the big picture.
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Welcome to Vertical Hold, the weekly show where Australian technology journalists Alex Kidman and Adam Turner – along with special guests – channel-surf through the headlines in search of the big picture.

Mar 23, 2017

The AFL and NRL premiership seasons kick off this week, but not all viewers are on a winner. Meanwhile Stan adds offline playback to keep you entertained when you're sans internet. Special guest Marc C-Scott, Lecturer in Screen Media, Victoria University. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Alcatel.

Vertical Hold - Australian technology journalists Alex Kidman and Adam Turner channel-surf through the headlines in search of the big picture.

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Mar 9, 2017

Why has Disney scrapped Digital Copy Plus downloads with Blu-rays in Australia but not the US? What can we learn from The National Museum of Computing - home to the wartime British codebreakers? Special guests Choice Australia's Ros Page and UK's The National Museum of Compting's Robert Dowell. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Alcatel.

Vertical Hold - Australian technology journalists Alex Kidman and Adam Turner channel-surf through the headlines in search of the big picture.

Follow us on Twitter: @verticalholdau, @adam_turner, @alexkidman

Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/VerticalHoldAU

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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 Adhikari from the Australian to talk all the big mobile trends coming out of MWC 2017! 

Vertical Hold is brought to you by Alcatel

Vertical Hold - Australian technology journalists Alex Kidman and Adam Turner channel-surf through the headlines in search of the big picture.

Follow us on Twitter: @verticalholdau, @adam_turner, @alexkidman

Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/VerticalHoldAU

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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 Finder.com.au editor-in-chief Angus Kidman and technology journalist with The Australian, David Swan. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Alcatel

Vertical Hold - Australian technology journalists Alex Kidman and Adam Turner channel-surf through the headlines in search of the big picture.

Follow us on Twitter: @verticalholdau, @adam_turner, @alexkidman

Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/VerticalHoldAU

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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

Vertical Hold - Australian technology journalists Alex Kidman and Adam Turner channel-surf through the headlines in search of the big picture.

Follow us on Twitter: @verticalholdau, @adam_turner, @alexkidman

Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/VerticalHoldAU

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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 decidertv.com media commentator Steve Molk. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Alcatel.


Vertical Hold - Australian technology journalists Alex Kidman and Adam Turner channel-surf through the headlines in search of the big picture.

Follow us on Twitter: @verticalholdau, @adam_turner, @alexkidman

Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/VerticalHoldAU

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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 wisdom of wearable payment sunnies at music festivals, Apple's rumoured shift into video content and more with special guest, finder.com.au Editor in Chief Angus Kidman!

Vertical Hold is brought to you by Alcatel.

Vertical Hold - Australian technology journalists Alex Kidman and Adam Turner channel-surf through the headlines in search of the big picture.

Follow us on Twitter: @verticalholdau, @adam_turner, @alexkidman

Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/VerticalHoldAU

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Jan 26, 2017

Samsung explains exactly what went wrong with the exploding Note 7, Mastercard prepares to launch "ID check" facial recognition in Australia, TV makers abandon 3D. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Alcatel.


Vertical Hold - Australian technology journalists Alex Kidman and Adam Turner channel-surf through the headlines in search of the big picture.

Follow us on Twitter: @verticalholdau, @adam_turner, @alexkidman

Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/VerticalHoldAU

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Jan 19, 2017

While at CES 2017, Vertical Hold’s Alex Kidman went off the well worn Vegas strip to investigate the Pinball Hall of Fame and talk to its director of stuff and things, Tim Arnold.

Vertical Hold is brought to you by Alcatel

Vertical Hold - Australian technology journalists Alex Kidman and Adam Turner channel-surf through the headlines in search of the big picture.

Follow us on Twitter: @verticalholdau, @adam_turner, @alexkidman

Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/VerticalHoldAU

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YouTube: youtube.com/VerticalHoldAU/

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/vertical-hold-audio/id971993513?ls=1

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Jan 12, 2017

Staright from CES 2017, Elgato discusses Apple's Homekit and the smart home tipping point, while Dolby talks about bringing Vision HDR and Atmos to televisions. Special guests: Elgato's Lars Felber and Dolby's Roland Vlaicu. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Alcatel.

Vertical Hold - Australian technology journalists Alex Kidman and Adam Turner channel-surf through the headlines in search of the big picture.

Follow us on Twitter: @verticalholdau, @adam_turner, @alexkidman

Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/VerticalHoldAU

Subscribe:
YouTube: youtube.com/VerticalHoldAU/
iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/vertical-hold-audio/id971993513?ls=1
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