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Telco outages and Alzheimer’s VR app: Vertical Hold Episode 95

What sort of compensation should you get when your telco’s network goes down? What does VR have to do with dementia research and education? All this and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold!

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Wanted Monty Mole: The Adventure Continues

Level 10 of Wanted Monty Mole reveals inner dark secrets about a young mole’s inner turmoil. Also, a well known poem is back.

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iPhone 7 Plus Review, Google Allo and macOS Sierra: Vertical Hold Episode 94

Did the iPhone 7 live up to the hype? Should you rush into macOS Sierra, or for that matter say hello to Google Allo? All this and more with special guest Jennifer Dudley-Nicholson!

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Retrogaming repost: Wanted: Monty Mole!

A very long time ago, I set myself a very peculiar gaming challenge. Time to revisit it, methinks, with a trip down the mines to see Monty Mole. Correction: To see Monty Mole die. A LOT.

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Stop everything, Madman is bringing Shin Godzilla to Australian cinemas

It’s been a long while since I’ve been able to see a Godzilla film in the cinema. No, that Matthew Broderick thing doesn’t count.

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iOS 10 Review, GST Geoblocking and Netflix Unlimited Data: Vertical Hold Episode 93

iOS 10 reviewed in depth, the federal government’s no-GST-collected-geoblocking proposal examined and Netflix’s big push for “unlimited” plans in the latest episode, with special guest…

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Marriage Equality Plebiscite: A stupid waste of time, money and lives

I’m genuinely befuddled by the Federal Government’s plan to hold a plebiscite around the issue of marriage equality. It’s a waste of money in every…

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iPhone 7, Exploding Note 7 and PS4 Pro: Vertical Hold Episode 92

Apple launches the iPhone 7 and new Apple Watch while Samsung’s latest phone goes up in flames. Meanwhile, Sony has not one but two new PS4s they’d like you to buy. All this and more in the latest episode!

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Retro gaming challenge fail: what I learned

My year long retro gaming challenge sputtered to a halt after only 20 weeks, but it’s not all gloom. In many ways, it did exactly what I wanted it to do.

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iPhone 7, IFA and Apple vs the banks (again!): Vertical Hold Episode 91

Audio at IFA, iPhone 7 incoming and Apple gets heavy handed with the banks in this week’s episode, with special guests Jez Ford and Angus Kidman!

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