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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:

Oct 22, 2020

How (and why) would the US DOJ actually split up Google, and what would that look like? In the battle of the cheap streaming dongles, should you buy Google's Chromecast or Amazon's Fire Stick Lite?
Special guest Finder Editor in Chief Angus Kidman (@gusworldau)

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Oct 15, 2020

Is Apple's 5G iPhone 12 a worthy contender in the smartphone wars? Why do Aussies miss out on mmWave 5G? Will the little HomePod mini punch above its weight? Special guests Finder ed-in-chief Angus Kidman, GizmodoAU ed Tegan Jones, former MacworldAU ed Anthony Caruana, PickrAU ed Leigh Stark and NewsCorp national tech...

Oct 8, 2020

What's the future of 5G and will Fixed Wireless hurt the NBN? With Apple getting ready to launch its first 5G iPhones, are the new crop of cheaper 5G handsets worth a glance?
Special guest News Corp national tech editor Jen Dudley-Nicholson @jendudley

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Oct 1, 2020

How does Telstra's new 5G fixed-wireless service stack up against the NBN? What can we expect from Google's new Pixel phones, Chromecast players and Nest speakers? Special guests Finder editor-in-chief Angus Kidman (@gusworldau), ZDNet AU editor Chris Duckett (@Dobes), PickrAU editor Leigh Stark (@Leighlo) -...

Sep 24, 2020

After leaving millions of Aussies languishing on Fibre to the Node, why has the NBN suddenly developed an appetite for fibre? What does it mean for Aussie broadband users, rival networks and the future of 5G?

Special guests SMH deputy biz editor Supratim Adhikari (@SupratimA), ZDNet AU editor Chris Duckett (@Dobes) and...