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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:

Jul 9, 2020

Can TikTok be trusted with our data? Can Canon's new 8K video mirrorless DSLRs and free cloud storage tempt consumers back to standalone cameras? Special guests @abcnews internet reporter Cameron Wilson @cameronwilson and @PickrAU editor Leigh Stark @Leigho - Vertical Hold is brought to you by Aussie Broadband.

Jul 2, 2020

We've reached the end of the NBN volume build, but what happens next for consumers stuck on slower connections? Telstra's flipped on its plans to charge a 5G bolt-on price... by bumping up its general plan prices across the board -- but what does that mean for the future of 5G, and should it be available to all?


Jun 25, 2020

Apple makes the jump to "Apple Silicon" at WWDC, but what will that mean for Mac apps and Apple's minor share in the PC market? What's new in iOS 14? How could Apple's AirPods Pro change the future of gaming? Special guest News Corp national tech editor Jen Dudley-Nicholson @jendudley Vertical Hold is brought to you...

Jun 18, 2020

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, PC or Switch -- with E3 not happening, what's the immediate future of gaming? And with PAX Aus not happening in a physical sense, what does a community-driven gaming con look like?

Special guests Kotaku Australia editor Alex Walker (@dippizuka) and CNET Australia editorial director Mark...

Jun 11, 2020

What will change if Apple shifts Macs from Intel to its own ARM-based processors? With Microsoft embracing Chromium, is less competition in the browser space a good thing? Special guests Matthew JC Powell @mjcp and Finder editor-in-chief Angus Kidman @gusworldau - Vertical Hold is brought to you by Aussie Broadband.