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Award-winning Australian technology news podcast Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News dives into the big stories of the week. Joined by Australia's leading tech journalists every Friday, co-hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman channel-surf through the headlines in search of the big picture.
Pocket Casts:

Aug 27, 2020

We look back at 25 years of Windows since Windows 95 to evaluate the changes we've seen in the past quarter century with special guest ABC radio presenter Nic Healey (@dr_nic).

Windows 95 really did change computing, from gaming to consumer acceptance to hardware to... Jennifer Aniston(?) and we consider Windows 95's...

Aug 20, 2020

Apple vs Epic -- does the iGiant deserve such a big slice of Epic's Fortnite treasure chest? Why is Google using scare tactics to win over Australians in its fight with the ACCC over media funding? Special guest Finder editor-in-chief Angus Kidman (@gusworldau) - Vertical Hold is brought to you by Aussie Broadband.

Aug 13, 2020

CBS has big plans for Australia, so why is it dragging its heels on bringing us the new Star Trek? Why are Aussies getting Quibi for free? Why is Netflix showing a broadway play nobody's seen yet? Will Shudder give the streaming world a scare? What's happening to the new Bill & Ted movie down under (and can we borrow...

Aug 6, 2020

Is there much substance to the Australian Government's new cybersecurity strategy? Meanwhile, Samsung goes premium with the Note 20, Google goes mid-range with the Pixel 4a... and Huawei wants to remind us that they still exist with the P40 Pro+. Special guests ZDNet AU cybersecurity correspondent...