Retro Games Challenge Week Four: Space Invaders (2600)

Space Invaders is a classic. Nay, it is the classic. But in its Atari 2600 incarnation, is it still any fun to play in 2016? Continue reading “Retro Games Challenge Week Four: Space Invaders (2600)”

Quickflix nixed, ANZ Apple Pay and Ultra HD Blu-Ray: Vertical Hold Episode 73

Quickflix is sinking while Panasonic tries to make Ultra HD Blu-Ray your next digital video format, but who’s buying? ANZ is in bed with Apple for Apple Pay, but who will win in this particular financial marriage? All this and more, including special guest Peter Wells in the latest episode of Vertical Hold! Continue reading “Quickflix nixed, ANZ Apple Pay and Ultra HD Blu-Ray: Vertical Hold Episode 73”

Game Of Owns: Are we "entitled" to Game Of Thrones?

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So the argument goes, because Foxtel Play is awful — and it can be, no doubt — we should just pirate Game Of Thrones. I can’t see the logic in that line of thinking, especially from creative professionals. Continue reading “Game Of Owns: Are we "entitled" to Game Of Thrones?”

Retro Gaming Challenge Week Three: The Firemen (SNES)

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It’s time to burn, baby, burn with The Firemen (SNES), a quirky, short, fun game about a common peril that isn’t often the only peril. Continue reading “Retro Gaming Challenge Week Three: The Firemen (SNES)”

LG G5, Game Of Thrones Value and Telstra Air: Vertical Hold Ep 72

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What’s a fair price to pay to watch Game of Thrones? Who’s going to pay for Telstra Air? Should you pay for LG’s quirky new modular G5 smartphone? All this and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold! Continue reading “LG G5, Game Of Thrones Value and Telstra Air: Vertical Hold Ep 72”

Retrogaming: Is THE 64 a good idea?

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THE 64 promises to “bring back” the Commodore 64, and while the design is neat, I’m not entirely sure exactly who it’s meant to be for. Continue reading “Retrogaming: Is THE 64 a good idea?”

HTC's perfect 10 smartphone, Vive VR headset: Vertical Hold – Episode 71

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Can the HTC 10 save HTC — or will it be the Vive? Who’s lining up to buy the Kindle Oasis? All this and special guest GadgetGuy.com.au’s Leigh Stark! Continue reading “HTC's perfect 10 smartphone, Vive VR headset: Vertical Hold – Episode 71”