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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.

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...


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


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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...


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...