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A week is a long time in a building dispute

How a building company called AJ Grant rather comprehensively screwed up a very simple building job in just about every way possible.

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

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!

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Netflix, Doctor Who and the content dilemma

Streaming 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…

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Retrogaming: How Bubble Bobble got me back in the game

In which I write, not shockingly, about Bubble Bobble, and its unlikely connection to Bloodborne. No, really.

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

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…

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Samsung Gear VR 3rd Generation Review

The Samsung Gear VR 3rd Generation, Samsung’s Oculus-powered take on VR isn’t expensive by itself, but is it any good?

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

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…

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

The VS150 combines a twin pair of landline phones with a rather unique home security system, although the results are a little uneven.

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