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HFC NBN, Windows 10 Anniversary Update, Telstra outages and more: Vertical Hold Episode 82

HFC NBN has been announced, but it’s just coincidental that there’s an election looming, right? Microsoft wants you to embrace the new features in the…

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Retro Games Challenge Week Twelve: Toki (Atari Lynx)

Toki is one of the finest arcade conversions you could hope for, an an excellent advertisement for the generally under-appreciated Atari Lynx. Which is more than you can say for the actual advertisements themselves.

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Will Melbourne get Uber, and should you trust your Smart Home to Telstra? Vertical Hold Episode 81

Uber could become legal in Melbourne, but is that a boon or a bust? Meanwhile, Telstra has big plans for your smart home, but does…

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Retro Gaming Challenge Week Eleven: Asterix (Sega Master System)

Trends in games come and go, and as they do, a lot of average games emerge. Asterix for the Sega Master System is one of those.

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WWDC and E3 Special: Vertical Hold Episode 80

WWDC! macOS! tvOS! watchOS! iOS 10! E3! Xbox One S! PlayStation VR! New Zelda! New Fibre NBN (maybe!) All this and guest Matthew JC Powell!

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Will Apple Kill iTunes, will TOR save torrents and will anything save TV? Vertical Hold Episode 79

In the latest episode of Vertical Hold, we’re joined by Gadgetguy’s Leigh Stark, talking Apple iTunes rumours, whether moving to TOR will save torrents and what’s happening with Australian TV buying habits!

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Retro Gaming Challenge Week Ten: Devil Dice (PSOne)

Devil Dice is one of the best games I’ve ever played, even though I’m not even the best player of it that I know. You must play it. Plus the results of the Master System voting, and the chance to vote for Atari Lynx games!

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Omnibus: Game Of The Year Edition Review

Omnibus is a funny game, not so much for its humour, which is pretty basic, but for the humour you can derive by turning it into a party game.

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Retro Gaming Challenge Week Nine: Godzilla Generations (Dreamcast)

Yes, I spent the week playing the Godzilla Generations on the Dreamcast. What surprised me was that it wasn’t a complete waste of time.

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WWDC Predictions, Password Leaks and the Death of Windows Mobile: Vertical Hold Episode 78

WWDC is coming, but what will Apple actually show off at its big developer conference? Probably not Windows Mobile, but is that an operating system with a future at all? Meanwhile, every week there’s a new password leak, but what can you do? All this and more in the latest episode!

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