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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.

Aug 17, 2017

NBN concedes consumer complaints are high, but continues to point the finger at retailers. Vodafone lets new contract customers walk without paying exit fees. Is your boss snooping on your LinkedIn habits? Special guests The Register's APAC editor Simon Sharwood and Finder.com.au's editor-in-chief Angus Kidman....


Aug 10, 2017

With Sony and Panasonic battling LG in the OLED space, will it be the future of TV? Will Disney's announcement that it's launching its own streaming service doom Netflix? Where did the godfather of the modern password go wrong? Special guest Pickr.com.au editor Leigh Stark. Vertical Hold is brought to you by...


Aug 3, 2017

Can NBN win the broadband speed blame game with Australia's ISP? Can Vodafone's NBN 4G fallback save homes in broadband limbo? Is this all moot with AI getting smarter every day? 

Special guest Australian IT editor Supratim Adhikari.

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Jul 27, 2017

Does Google's Wi-Fi live up to its lofty promises? Will Optus' billion dollar regional mobile spend rewrite the local mobile landscape? Will anyone miss Adobe Flash? Special guest The Australian's technology writer Chris Griffith. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Linksys.

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Jul 20, 2017

Why did Game of Thrones melt Foxtel's streaming servers? Now that Google Home is finally here in Australia, was it worth the wait? Speaking of Google, will its reborn Glass finally find a home in the enterprise?

Special guests 2SER's Nic Healey and finder.com.au's Angus Kidman

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