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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 14, 2016

Why has the world gone nuts for Pokemon GO? Should Aussies get excited about the launch of Android Pay? With special guest, Macworld Australia editor Anthony Caruana!

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Vertical Hold - Australian technology journalists Alex Kidman and Adam Turner channel-surf through the...


Jul 7, 2016

Did you fall for the Telstra billing scam? Which is 2016's best smartphone? Will the ACCC deregulate ADSL?

Special guest finder.com.au editor in chief Angus Kidman

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Jun 30, 2016

Will HFC NBN bring a new world of broadband to your door, or is it the same old NBN hype just before an election? Likewise, with Microsoft promising goodies in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update just after the "free" upgrade period expires, is now the time to upgrade your PC? All this plus Stan vs Presto vs...


Jun 23, 2016

Will Uber get the Melbourne green light? Will Telstra conquer the smart home? Can Google 2FA save the day?

Vertical Hold - Australian technology journalists Alex Kidman and Adam Turner channel-surf through the headlines in search of the big picture.

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Jun 16, 2016

Apple showed off plenty of new software at WWDC 2016, but how much of it was really new, innovative or exciting? Meanwhile, at E3 2016, Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo all went their own unique ways in terms of trying to hype up gamers, but will new hardware, VR gaming or a Zelda-alone approach entice gamers? Labor's...