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Welcome to Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News, where podcast hosts @alexkidman and @adam_turner speak to Australia's leading technology journalists every Friday to get the stories behind the tech news of the week.

Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News Adam Turner and Alex Kidman

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    • 4.9 • 25 Ratings

Welcome to Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News, where podcast hosts @alexkidman and @adam_turner speak to Australia's leading technology journalists every Friday to get the stories behind the tech news of the week.

    Apple's iPhone 13 lands, Elon's SpaceX takes off

    Apple's iPhone 13 lands, Elon's SpaceX takes off

    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 award-winning network and Australian based support.

    • 46 min
    Hands-on with Facebook's Ray-Ban Specs, Foxtel's IQ5 and the future of social media

    Hands-on with Facebook's Ray-Ban Specs, Foxtel's IQ5 and the future of social media

    Facebook wants you to strap on a pair of its smarter Ray-Bans -- but what's the experience of smart sunnies like? What will subscriptions do to social media (and could they make it worse?) And what's worth getting excited about with Foxtel's new IQ5 set top box?


    Special guests TV Blackbox's Steve Molk (@stevemolk) and Age/SMH's Alice Clarke (@AliceDKC)!

    Vertical Hold is brought to you by Aussie Broadband – changing the game with their award-winning network and Australian based support.

    • 45 min
    Vodafone goes all-in on unlimited data, NBN reveals fibre upgrade winners

    Vodafone goes all-in on unlimited data, NBN reveals fibre upgrade winners

    Vodafone's pitching hard for totally unlimited plans for mobile and home broadband users, while NBN Co reveals which parts of Australia really won the fibre upgrade lottery. Special guest ZDNet Australia editor Chris Duckett (@dobes) - Vertical Hold is brought to you by Aussie Broadband – changing the game with their award-winning network and Australian based support.

    • 34 min
    Should you let Google's Nest doorbell in your home? Which mid-range phone reigns supreme?

    Should you let Google's Nest doorbell in your home? Which mid-range phone reigns supreme?

    How does Google's new Nest Doorbell compare? Which mid-range phone should you buy?
    Special guest Pickr Editor Leigh Stark (@leighlo)

    Vertical Hold is brought to you by Aussie Broadband – changing the game with their award-winning network and Australian based support.

    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.

    • 38 min
    Twitter fights Australian misinformation, Optus SubHub tackles subscription overload

    Twitter fights Australian misinformation, Optus SubHub tackles subscription overload

    How is Twitter cracking down on misinformation in Australia? How is Optus' SubHub tackling subscription overload? Special guest @Byteside editor Seamus Byrne @Seamus - Vertical Hold is brought to you by Aussie Broadband – changing the game with their award-winning network and Australian based support.

    • 29 min
    Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3/Flip 3, Apple's big privacy flip, Paramount+ down under

    Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3/Flip 3, Apple's big privacy flip, Paramount+ down under

    Samsung unveils the Galaxy Z Fold3 and Z Flip3, Apple's taking on child endangerment online and Paramount Plus lands down under.
    Special guests News Corp's Tech Editor Jennifer Dudley-Nicholson (@jendudley), Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian) and TV Blackbox's Steve Molk (@SteveMolk)!
    Vertical Hold is brought to you by Aussie Broadband – changing the game with their award-winning network and Australian based support.

    • 49 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

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Hands down, one of the best Aussie tech podcasts. Unbiased reviews and opinions on a vast range of tech!

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