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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 14, 2021

Sure, Facebook and Instagram are bad, but what can we do about it? What can parents do, what can regulators do? Meanwhile, Foxtel is going to start selling TVs. No, we're not making that one up. Special guests Finder's Angus Kidman, TV BlackBox's Steve Molk and Cyber Safety Lady Leonie Smith - Vertical Hold is brought...

Oct 7, 2021

Windows 11 is finally here -- but should you upgrade? Microsoft's XCloud gaming also comes to Australia, but can online streamed gaming really work well? Plus a special PAX preview!
Special guests the Age/SMH's Alice Clarke (@alicedkc) and ZDNet AU's Chris Duckett (@dobes)

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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...