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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 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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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 finder.com.au editor Angus Kidman and Australian Macworld editor Anthony Caruana. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Linksys.