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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.

Sep 22, 2016

Did the iPhone 7 really live up to the hype? Meanwhile, what's up with Google's Allo App? Should you upgrade to macOS Sierra, or hold off a while? All this and more with special guest, News Ltd Technology Editor Jennifer Dudley-Nicholson!

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Sep 15, 2016

We dive deep into iOS 10 to examine its features, ponder what it does well and decide if you should update older iOS devices to Apple's newest operating system. The federal government may be pondering geoblocking sites that won't collect GST for it (although it denies this) but is this even practical anyway? Netflix...

Sep 8, 2016

Is Apple's iPhone 7 as magical as Apple thinks it is? Is it game over for Samsung with the exploding Note 7? Will Sony's PS4 Pro go large?

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Sep 2, 2016

The iPhone 7 is imminent, but has the ship sailed on Apple hype? Meanwhile, Adam reports on Sony's high-end audio plans direct from the IFA trade show in Berlin, and Alex talks Apple's battle with the big banks, with special guests Jez Ford from Sound & Image and Angus Kidman from!


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Aug 25, 2016

Will Optus' offer of "data-free" Netflix and Presto sink its network? Is Android N worth getting excited about? If rumours of the iPhone 7 dropping a headphone jack are true, is it the death knell for it, or a mis-step by Apple? Finally, who's going to actually wear the Xbox Onesie? All this and special guest,...