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! Continue reading “Telco outages and Alzheimer’s VR app: Vertical Hold Episode 95”

Wanted Monty Mole: The Adventure Continues

Monty continues further down the mines in search of coal. Quite why, nobody knows, but it turns out that I still have Mole Skills. Not that those will pay the bills. Continue reading “Wanted Monty Mole: The Adventure Continues”

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! Continue reading “iPhone 7 Plus Review, Google Allo and macOS Sierra: Vertical Hold Episode 94”

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. Continue reading “Retrogaming repost: Wanted: Monty Mole!”

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. Continue reading “Stop everything, Madman is bringing Shin Godzilla to Australian cinemas”

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 Matthew Powell! Continue reading “iOS 10 Review, GST Geoblocking and Netflix Unlimited Data: Vertical Hold Episode 93”

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

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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 sense that won’t solve the issue for any side of the argument. Continue reading “Marriage Equality Plebiscite: A stupid waste of time, money and lives”

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! Continue reading “iPhone 7, Exploding Note 7 and PS4 Pro: Vertical Hold Episode 92”

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

While Adam investigates the world of high resolution audio at IFA, with a little help from Sound+Image’s Jez Ford, Alex chats with finder.com.au’s editor in chief Angus Kidman about the imminent release of the iPhone 7 and Apple’s objections to opening up NFC to the big Australian banks. All this and more in the latest episode! Continue reading “iPhone 7, IFA and Apple vs the banks (again!): Vertical Hold Episode 91”