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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.

Apr 6, 2017

Apple promises it cares about the Mac, ACCC vows to fight Apple in court over Error 53 repairs, NBN puts more homes in the too-hard basket. Special guest Matthew JC Powell, editor of PCMag.com.au. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Alcatel.

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Mar 30, 2017

Samsung unleashes the Galaxy S8, while broadcast TV figures decline ahead of an inevitable crash. Meanwhile, NBN is raising fixed wireless speeds while sneakily dropping consumers onto the satellite footprint, even in urban areas. We're joined by Leigh Stark, editor of Pickr.com.au for this week's episode!

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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.

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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...


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...