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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: Pocket Cast

Jul 12, 2018

Can Microsoft's mini Surface tablet go head to head with Apple and Android? What can Aussies expect from Telstra's LTE-Broadcast? Why is Facebook backing down on page bans as the social media giants try to clean up their act? Special guests editor-in-chief Angus Kidman and Pickr editor Leigh...

Jul 5, 2018

What should we expect from Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 and Apple's next iPhone? How many privacy scandals can Facebook weather? Will Netflix users tolerate another price hike? Special guest Gizmodo Australia deputy editor Tegan Jones. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Belkin.

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Jun 28, 2018

The NBN reveals service guarantees with mobile fallback, starts FttC rollout and reveals data usage figures, but can it turn things around? Meanwhile, Vodafone pitches new NBN plans with no upfront costs, so what's the catch?

Special guest ZDNet deputy editor Corinne Reichert

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Jun 21, 2018

Optus forced to hand back World Cup matches to SBS after streaming disaster. Amazon delivers underwhelming Amazon Prime to Australia. Big changes with the Telstra 2022 strategy. Special guest Australian Financial Review technology editor Paul Smith. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Belkin.

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Jun 13, 2018

Which games impressed at E3 2018, and which failed to thrill? Did Microsoft impress with many games, or was Sony's curated games approach better? Is Smash Bros Ultimate and Fortnite enough to float the Switch? And will Cyberpunk 2077 make it past Australia's notorious censorship board?
Special guests Fairfax tech...