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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:

Sep 30, 2021

Who's going to pay a premium price for an Amazon Alexa-based home robot? What's the ACCC's latest plan to limit Google's power? Speaking of power, is the EU's move to limit chargers to USB-C only a positive step? Special guest Gizmodo Australia editor Asha Barbaschow (@ashabeeeee) - Vertical Hold is brought to you...

Sep 23, 2021

Is it worth using a pay-later scheme that takes your payments back in time? Why is Amazon charging customers more for using a specific credit card? What's exciting (or not) in Microsoft's
refresh of its Surface devices?
Special guest Finder's Angus Kidman (@gusworldau)

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Sep 16, 2021

Are the iPhone 13, Apple Watch Series 7 and new iPads innovative enough to warrant upgrading? What does SpaceX's first all-civilian crew mean for the future of space travel? Special guest @Byteside's Seamus Byrne (@seamus) - Vertical Hold is brought to you by Aussie Broadband – changing the game with their...

Sep 9, 2021

Facebook wants you to strap on a pair of its smarter Ray-Bans -- but what's the experience of smart sunnies like? What will subscriptions do to social media (and could they make it worse?) And what's worth getting excited about with Foxtel's new IQ5 set top box?

Special guests TV Blackbox's Steve Molk (@stevemolk)...

Sep 2, 2021

Vodafone's pitching hard for totally unlimited plans for mobile and home broadband users, while NBN Co reveals which parts of Australia really won the fibre upgrade lottery. Special guest ZDNet Australia editor Chris Duckett (@dobes) - Vertical Hold is brought to you by Aussie Broadband – changing the game with their...