Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News

By Adam Turner and Alex Kidman

Welcome to Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News, where 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.

  1. 1.
    Apple MacBook Pro M1 Max, Google Pixel 6 Pro, Samsung goes colour crazy: Vertical Hold ep 351
    46:23
  2. 2.
    How do you fix Facebook? Who wants a Foxtel-powered TV? Vertical Hold ep 350
    47:43
  3. 3.
    Microsoft unleashes Windows 11 and Xbox Cloud Gaming, PAX Aus goes virtual: Vertical Hold ep 349
    36:56
  4. 4.
    Amazon's Astro robot, Google vs ACCC round 3, RIP Apple Lightning? Vertical Hold ep 348
    39:14
  5. 5.
    Afterpay goes retro, Amazon stings on Visa, Microsoft surfaces new tablets: Vertical Hold Ep 347
    30:39
  6. 6.
    Apple's iPhone 13 lands, Elon's SpaceX takes off: Vertical Hold Ep 346
    46:29
  7. 7.
    Hands-on with Facebook's Ray-Ban Specs, Foxtel's IQ5 and the future of social media : Vertical Hold Ep 345
    45:17
  8. 8.
    Vodafone goes all-in on unlimited data, NBN reveals fibre upgrade winners: Vertical Hold Ep 344
    35:00
  1. 9.
    Should you let Google's Nest doorbell in your home? Which mid-range phone reigns supreme? Vertical Hold Ep 343
    38:22
  2. 10.
    Twitter fights Australian misinformation, Optus SubHub tackles subscription overload: Vertical Hold Ep 342
    29:54
  3. 11.
    Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3/Flip 3, Apple's big privacy flip, Paramount+ down under: Vertical Hold Ep 341
    49:32
  4. 12.
    Google reveals Pixel 6 and Nest Cams, Telstra sets payphones free: Vertical Hold Ep 340
    32:27
  5. 13.
    Fighting for the right to repair, paying the price for poor passwords: Vertical Hold Ep 339
    48:30
  6. 14.
    Netflix woos gamers, Steam goes mobile, Pegasus spyware attacks iPhones - Vertical Hold Ep 338
    44:57
  7. 15.
    Apple iPhone 13 vs Galaxy Z Fold 3 vs Pixel 6: Vertical Hold Ep 337
    40:49
  8. 16.
    Sportsball streaming nightmare, Nintendo reveals OLED Switch: Vertical Hold Ep 336
    40:57
  9. 17.
    Telstra goes hard on 5G, ACCC smacks down NBN: Vertical Hold Ep 335
    40:05
  10. 18.
    Windows 11: The Good, the bad and the ugly: Vertical Hold Ep 334
    35:53
  11. 19.
    E3 2021 Special: Who won and who lost? Vertical Hold Ep 333
    38:29
  12. 20.
    Apple WWDC 2021 Special: iOS 15, macOS Monterey and more: Vertical Hold Ep 332
    46:02
  13. 21.
    What's hot at Computex? Can we fix the NBN? What's holding back electric cars in Australia? Vertical Hold Ep 331
    32:57
  14. 22.
    Mini-LED TVs make a splash, New Apple TV 4K battles streaming sticks: Vertical Hold Ep 330
    37:20
  15. 23.
    What's hot at Google I/O 2021? How is Android 12 overhauling privacy? Vertical Hold Ep 329
    55:26
  16. 24.
    Will NBN's Soft Price Cap work, HTC vs Oculus vs PSVR: Vertical Hold Ep 328
    34:59
  17. 25.
    Ethereum outshines BitCoin, Aussie AI develops dementia for good: Vertical Hold Ep 327
    28:30
  18. 26.
    Who won big in the 5G mmWave auction? Will Apple's ECG get your heart racing? Vertical Hold Ep 326
    35:37
  19. 27.
    Apple springs out iPad Pro, AirTags and colourful iMacs: Vertical Hold Ep 325
    48:22
  20. 28.
    What surprises will Apple spring, what's HP's Instant Ink, who's losing the smartphone wars? Vertical Hold Ep 324
    35:23
  21. 29.
    Facebook privacy breach, tighter social media laws: Vertical Hold Ep 323
    29:41
  22. 30.
    Does the NBN make the grade? Why is Sony shuttering the PlayStation Store? Vertical Hold Ep 322
    36:57
  23. 31.
    Would you pay for a Twitter undo button? Is Instagram-for-under 13s safe? Vertical Hold Ep 321
    31:06
  24. 32.
    Netflix cracks down on account sharing; Apple, Google, Sonos in smart speaker smackdown: Vertical Hold Ep 320
    35:22
  25. 33.
    Epic takes on Google down under as Peloton cycles into view: Vertical Hold Ep 319
    28:56
  26. 34.
    Online safety bill threats to censor the net, NFTs rock the art world: Vertical Hold Ep 318
    35:41
  27. 35.
    Facebook vs Australia fallout, Disney's Star arrives: Vertical Hold Ep 317
    34:27
  28. 36.
    Mars special: Perseverance and beyond: Vertical Hold Ep 316
    34:52
  29. 37.
    NBN makes money and upgrades fibre, Telstra scraps postpaid plan billing, StarLink touches down in Australia: Vertical Hold Ep 315
    30:13
  30. 38.
    NBN halts HFC connections, Kayo scores more Aussie sport: Vertical Hold Ep 314
    33:51
  31. 39.
    Google threatens to leave Australia, What will Paramount+ and Disney Star bring to streaming: Vertical Hold Ep 313
    41:40
  32. 40.
    Facebook slams media code, Telstra blasts spectrum deal: Vertical Hold Ep 312
    28:57
  33. 41.
    CES 2021, Samsung Galaxy S21 Hands-On, Trump v Twitter: Vertical Hold Ep 311
    46:30
  34. 42.
    How has 2020 re-shaped podcasting and what lies ahead? Vertical Hold Ep 310
    30:06
  35. 43.
    Disney wishes on a Star, digital TV turns 20: Vertical Hold Ep 309
    35:55
  36. 44.
    Can Apple's Airpods Max justify THAT asking price? What's in store for the Samsung Galaxy S21? Vertical Hold Ep 308
    34:38
  37. 45.
    Why are NBN's upgrade quotes so crazy? Is the COVIDsafe app finally worthwhile? Vertical Hold ep 307
    37:24
  38. 46.
    Who wants Twitter Fleets, does BritBox deliver the best of British: Vertical Hold ep 306
    42:30
  39. 47.
    Why is sport heading to streaming, Are "Green" telcos really all that green: Vertical Hold ep 305
    35:03
  40. 48.
    Apple Silicon unveiled, Xbox Series X & PlayStation 5 battle to win over gamers: Vertical Hold ep 304
    47:30
  41. 49.
    Why did Optus buy amaysim, what will Open Banking mean for Aussies: Vertical Hold ep 303
    29:36
  42. 50.
    Who's winning the NBN fibre upgrade lottery, Why is Vodafone launching fixed 5G?: Vertical Hold ep 302
    34:00

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