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Welcome to Australian tech news podcast Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News, where co-hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to Australia's leading technology journalists every Friday to get the stories behind the big tech news of the week: Pocket Cast pca.st/fUfj

Mar 26, 2020

With more folks stuck at home, we dig into your best gaming options to help you stay sane. Meanwhile, Netflix and other streaming services are scrambling to drop quality to ensure that folks stay subscribing, but which ones are worth it? And will eSports really take the place of regular sports during our...


Mar 19, 2020

How will the NBN cope under the strain of thousands of Aussies working from home? How much will CVC and data boosts help? What can we expect from the Apple's new iPad Pro and MacBook Air? Guests Age/SMH deputy biz editor Supratim Adhikari @SupratimA and Pickr ed Leigh Stark @leighlo - Vertical Hold is brought to you by...


Mar 12, 2020

As more businesses and schools start sending people home, we ask work-at-home veterans how they stay productive and sane. Meanwhile, Netflix drops 30-day free trials in Australia -- but why?
Special guests Alice Clarke (@Alicedkc) and Anthony Caruana (@Anthony_Caruana)

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Mar 5, 2020

Vodafone finally launches 5G, as the ACCC gives up on blocking its TPG merger. Telstra unveils 26GHz mmWave 5G plans. The Australian government considers online age checks for accessing gambling and porn. Special guest @whistleout_au editor Alex Choros @a_choros - Vertical Hold is brought to you by Aussie...


Feb 27, 2020

With MWC cancelled, what have tech firms done to promote new handsets and mobile tech concepts? What effect will COVID-19 have on the tech world in 2020?
Special guests @ausdroid writer Jason Murray (@jm77) and @pickrau editor Leigh Stark (@leighlo) Vertical Hold is brought to you by Casa Systems.

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