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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.

Jul 13, 2017

Why is smart home pioneer Nest snubbing Aussie retailers and leaving its flagship product at home? What's happening with Australia's drone safety laws? What should we expect from Google's Pixel XL 2 super phone? Special guest Tech Guide editor Stephen Fenech. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Linksys.

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Jul 6, 2017

What might we expect from Apple's iPhone 8? Should we be worried that our Medicare details are for sale on the dark web? Why is Samsung reviving the fire-prone Galaxy Note 7? Special guests editor Angus Kidman and Australian Macworld editor Anthony Caruana. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Linksys.

Jun 29, 2017

Will Aussies tolerate the Netflix tax and a price rise? Why is Apple at war with Westpac? Should we be excited about Nintendo's mini Super NES?

Special guest Australian Financial Review technology editor Paul Smith.

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Jun 22, 2017

Are we ready for Netflix choose your own adventures? Will Aussies volunteer to police NBN speeds for the consumer watchdog? Will the latest scams catch Australians unawares? Special guest 2SER's Nic Healey.

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Jun 15, 2017

The biggest news this week comes from the E3 Games shot in Los Angeles. We're joined by Matt Sainsbury from, and Fairfax Media's Tim Biggs, reporting live from LA as we pull apart the big announcements, dissect the hype and decide which games are worth getting excited about!

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