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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 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 Australia's leading technology journalists every Friday to get the stories behind the tech news of the week.

0:01 Show Intro

3:12 Boost Mobile vs Optus

6:20 New iPhone SE model for 2024?

9:46 Kissing robots -- who asked for this?

11:26 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona!

12:00 TCL Phones and Tablets

14:50 Oppo jumps into the foldable space outside of China

17:27 Motorola's rollable concept RIZR

20:29 Lenovo's Rollable laptop concept

22:28 Huawei has a watch... has it given up?

25:55 HMD/Nokia goes for repairable mobiles

28:27 Realme's insane 240W charging phone

32:00 Telstra's 5G hits 100km range... sort of

34:00 Mobile Phone Buyer's Guide

41:00 Closing thoughts