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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 pca.st/fUfj

Oct 28, 2017

From Microsoft's long-awaited blockbuster Sea of Thieves to the latest indie titles, what hot at PAX Australia? What's new for the top consoles? Is VR gaming finding its feet? What's the deal with Linksys' new gaming router? Special guests Kotaku editor Alex Walker and 2SER's Nic Healey. Vertical Hold is brought to...


Oct 26, 2017

The NBN has dominated news this week, from 4 Corners to CVC pricing changes, while Amazon unveils Amazon Key ahead of an Australian retail launch and Telstra delivers a streaming box with a TV tuner. Special guests freelance tech journalist David Braue and Finder.com.au editor in chief Angus Kidman. Vertical Hold...


Oct 19, 2017

Wi-Fi security isn't so secure, and Australians are now more unhappy with their internet than their mobile services, while Kaspersky's security business may have been compromised.

Special guest Michael McKinnon from HackLabs

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Oct 12, 2017

Did the SNES Mini live up to the hype, and what classic titles is Nintendo likely to revive next? With PAX Aus on the horizon, what can retro gaming fans expect from the classic gaming section? We're joined by Fairfax Tech editor Tim Biggs and ausretrogamer editor Alex Boz for our retro gaming special!

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Oct 5, 2017

Google has unveiled a slew of new hardware at its Made By Google launch in San Francisco, what should we expect from the new Pixel phones, Pixel Buds, Home speakers and Clips cameras? Special guests Ausdroid's Jason Murray and Radio National's Peter Marks. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Linksys.

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