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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.
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Mar 16, 2023

Google's Pixel 7a has leaked a month early, but is there much there worth getting excited about?

 Speaking of getting excited, Samsung has been a bit naughty around its Space Zoom feature and how it takes photos of the moon -- or has it?

Meanwhile, EV sales continue to grow, but what's the reality like for EV buyers in...

Mar 9, 2023

Can Sonos' new smart speakers take on Apple's mighty HomePods? Is a product "new" if it's just in a new colour? Guest Pickr's Leigh Stark (@leighlo)

Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News - podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to Australia's leading technology journalists every Friday to get the stories behind...

Mar 2, 2023

What were the fancy new phones and gadgets from MWC 2023? What features are a must-have (or must-avoid) when buying your next new smartphone?

Special guests Pickr's Leigh Stark (@leighlo) and Whistleout's Alex Choros! (@a_choros)!

Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News - podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to...

Feb 23, 2023

Who's raring to pay Meta $300 per year to get a blue tick on Instagram or Facebook -- and why are they charging for features that should be free?

How is one Aussie game dev doing their part to make FPS games more accessible to deaf gamers?

Special guests Angus Kidman (@gusworldau) and Kotaku Australia's David Smith!...

Feb 16, 2023

What would an Australian "right to be forgotten" law look like? Google's promising to track you less on Android phones... but can it be trusted? Special guest Consumer Policy Research Centre's digital policy director Chandni Gupta (@__chandnigupta)

Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News - podcast hosts @adam_turner and...