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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 10, 2016

Do Samsung's Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge live up to the hype? What about LG's HDR OLED TV? Are we being taken for a ride with the switch to "28 Day" prepaid plans?

All this and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold, where we channel-surf through the headlines in search of the big picture.

This week we're joined by Business Insider technology journalist Harry Tucker!

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Mar 3, 2016

What the hell are Twitter Moments and when would you want one? Why did Google's driverless car pull out in front of a bus? Who will drop $3000 on Microsoft's HoloLens Augmented Reality headset?

 

All this and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold, where we channel-surf through the headlines in search of the big picture.

 

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Feb 25, 2016

Mobile World Congress brought us new smartphones from Samsung, LG, Xiaomi, Sony and Alcatel, but whose devices stole the show? Virtual Reality was another heavily-hyped topic at MWC, but is it all talk and no substance? We're joined by three special guests this week, with News Limited's Jennifer Dudley-Nicholson, TechGuide's Stephen Fenech and Gizmodo Australia's Campbell Simpson!

All this and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold, where we channel-surf through the headlines in search of the big picture.

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Feb 19, 2016

Things are hotting up at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, with a great lineup of new gear. Meanwhile content owners are cooling on the idea of a three strikes policy for Aussie pirates, as no-one wants to foot the bill. Elsewhere, Apple has backflipped on the deadly Error 53.

 

All this and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold, where we channel-surf through the headlines in search of the big picture.

 

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Feb 11, 2016

Is Apple ripping customers off with Error 53 iPhone bricking, or following sensible security policy? Why is PayPal refusing to take money for VPN services? What caused Telstra's Australia-wide outage? All this and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold, where we channel-surf through the headlines in search of the big picture.

This week we're joined by Fairfax technology journalist Hannah Francis (@han_francisco)

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Feb 4, 2016

Is global roaming still the telco’s last frontier of price gouging? Who will win the mobile ad-blocking wars? What will NBN's Sky Muster offer the outback?

 

All this and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold, where we channel-surf through the headlines in search of the big picture.

 

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Jan 21, 2016

Will Apple yank the headphone jack from the iPhone? Can Netflix stop Aussies sneaking into the US library? What does the National Measurement Institute want with our metadata? Special guest Fairfax technology reporter Tim Biggs.

All this and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold, where we channel-surf through the headlines in search of the big picture.

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Dec 17, 2015

What was the best smartphone of 2015? What was the best tech news? Was the worst news the NBN, or something else? Special guest Finder.com.au Editor In Chief Angus Kidman joins us as we look over the year in technology, and forwards to 2016.

All this and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold, where we channel-surf through the headlines in search of the big picture.

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Dec 10, 2015

Has Apple admitted that the iPhone's battery life sucks? Is Google's new family music plan the right deal for your home? Who is really behind Bitcoin? Special guest News Corp national technology editor, Jennifer Dudley-Nicholson.

All this and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold, where we channel-surf through the headlines in search of the big picture. Follow us on Twitter: @verticalholdau, @adam_turner, @alexkidman

 

Dec 3, 2015

Foxtel has a plan to block access to piracy sites -- but will it make a difference? Meanwhile, there's some great mobile data deals available right now, but is this the beginning of a mobile data price war? All this, and much more, including Zuckerberg's charity change of heart and the latest NBN Snafu in the latest episode of Vertical Hold, where we channel-surf through the headlines in search of the big picture.

 

 

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