A week is a long time in a building dispute

TreeSometimes you deal with professional and courteous types who are honest and hardworking. Other times, you have the misfortune of being forced to deal with people who are anything but professional. Continue reading “A week is a long time in a building dispute”

Buggy Apple Software, X Files Aussie Delays and Microsoft Band 2: Vertical Hold Episode 60

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Apple’s Safari browser is crashing worldwide, but should Apple users panic? Meanwhile, the X-Files is out there (but not on Channel 10), and the Vertical Hold crew assess Microsoft’s Band 2, joined by special guest and Macworld Australia editor Anthony Caruana! Continue reading “Buggy Apple Software, X Files Aussie Delays and Microsoft Band 2: Vertical Hold Episode 60”

Netflix, Doctor Who and the content dilemma

JCPC3Streaming services like Netflix are lauded for their wide library and ease of use, but we’re all too happy to turn on them when we don’t get what we want. Continue reading “Netflix, Doctor Who and the content dilemma”

Retrogaming: How Bubble Bobble got me back in the game

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In which I write, not shockingly, about Bubble Bobble, and its unlikely connection to Bloodborne. No, really. Continue reading “Retrogaming: How Bubble Bobble got me back in the game”

Apple iPhone 7 Rumours, Netflix’s Global Problem & Aussie Metadata: Vertical Hold – Episode 59

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We’re back! In the first new episode of Vertical Hold for 2016, we’re joined by the SMH/Age’s Tim Biggs as we talk iPhone rumours, Netflix’s global strategy and why everyone seems to have free access to all our metadata. Continue reading “Apple iPhone 7 Rumours, Netflix’s Global Problem & Aussie Metadata: Vertical Hold – Episode 59”

Ultra HD Premium TV: Pretty, but don't rush to buy

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At CES 2016, major manufacturers are spruiking their latest and greatest Ultra HD Premium TVs. There’s some cool technology on display, but that’s not quite the same thing as a compelling reason to buy. Continue reading “Ultra HD Premium TV: Pretty, but don't rush to buy”

VTech VS150 Twin DECT 6.0 Cordless Phone With VSmart Wire-Free Home Monitoring review

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The VS150 combines a twin pair of landline phones with a rather unique home security system, although the results are a little uneven. Continue reading “VTech VS150 Twin DECT 6.0 Cordless Phone With VSmart Wire-Free Home Monitoring review”