2017: The year in tech and what lies ahead in 2018: Vertical Hold Episode 158

We’re looking back over the year’s biggest tech stories and looking ahead to what 2018 might bring in the latest episode of Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News! Continue reading “2017: The year in tech and what lies ahead in 2018: Vertical Hold Episode 158”

NBN pricing revamp and speed monitoring: Vertical Hold Episode 157

It’s a big week for NBN news with new (confusing) pricing plans and the prospect of refunds for thousands of customers, so we dive deep to make sense of it all in the latest episode! Continue reading “NBN pricing revamp and speed monitoring: Vertical Hold Episode 157”

Amazon flops into Australia, Windows goes ARM again and SMS turns 25: Vertical Hold Episode 156

Amazon is finally here, but why did it fail to live up to the hype? Meanwhile, Microsoft’s pitching ARM-based Windows laptops (again), and SMS turns the quarter-century mark in the latest episode! Continue reading “Amazon flops into Australia, Windows goes ARM again and SMS turns 25: Vertical Hold Episode 156”

NBN pauses HFC and Apple roots user security: Vertical Hold Episode 155

What real impact will the NBN’s HFC pause have? How serious was the Apple High Sierra root security problem, and why will we be waiting until 2018 to see Amazon Echo down under? Continue reading “NBN pauses HFC and Apple roots user security: Vertical Hold Episode 155”