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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:

Nov 26, 2020

Twitter's pushing out "Fleets" and promising a return to blue tick verification, but is that what Twitter users want? Will Aussies get good value out of UK-centric streaming service BritBox? Guests @Byteside tech writer Chris Button @BibbyBhoy and @TheAge/@SMH television critic Craig Mathieson @CMscreens - Vertical...

Nov 19, 2020

Streaming services are spending up big on sports rights, but what will that mean for Aussie sports fans? As new telcos emerge with the promise of "green" credentials, what does that actually mean?
Special guests TV Blackbox's Steve Molk (@SteveMolk) and Finder Editor in Chief Angus Kidman (@gusworldau)
Vertical Hold is...

Nov 12, 2020

Can Apple's new M1 Apple Silicon MacBooks live up to the hype? With both consoles and their early games finally available, should you buy Sony's PS5 or Microsoft's Xbox Series X? Special guests NewsCorp's Jennifer Dudley-Nicholson (@jendudley), SMH's Alice Clarke (@Alicedkc) and Kotaku Australia's Alex Walker...

Nov 5, 2020

Optus is buying amaysim and launching a budget brand, but what impact will that have on cheap mobile plans? We're getting "Open Banking" in Australia -- but what does that really mean?
Special guests Finder Editor in Chief Angus Kidman (@gusworldau) and Global Fintech Editor Liz Barry (@beelizabeth)Vertical Hold is...