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Best Gaming Options From Home, Streaming Services Dial Down The Quality : Vertical Hold ep 271

As COVID-19 keeps us indoors, we all need some distractions — but which games should you be playing? We’ve got recommendations on what to play,…

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Why are the government’s communications around COVID-19 so bad?

We’re facing a crisis… or maybe we’re glacing at it from the corner of our eyes. It’s hard to tell thanks to the contradictory, flip-flop…

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Setting the books free!

It’s not much, but in these trying times everything hopefully helps. If you’reĀ  stuck at home or in isolation and after something to read, both of my books, Sharksplosion and Fifty-Two can now be yours for absolutely nothing.

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Can NBN cope with coronavirus lockdown, is Apple’s new iPad Pro a winner?: Vertical Hold ep 270

NBN Co raises CVC to help out Aussies stuck at home thanks to COVID-19, while Apple launches new pricey iPad Pro tablets and more affordable…

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Vodafone goes 5G, Telstra talks mmWave, Aust gov considers online porn age check: Vertical Hold Episode 268

5G shifts into a higher gear as Vodafone launches 5G, while the Australian government ponders mandatory age checks for porn and gambling online in the latest episode of Vertical Hold!

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Also, Doctor Who in a quarry. A totally original setting, that.
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Doctor Who: The Timeless Children Review

It’s time to wrap up the season — and give my final rankings of all the episodes — with The Timeless Children. Warning: Spoilers lurk…

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MWC Phones get virtual launches as COVID 19 hits the tech world hard: Vertical Hold Episode 267

MWC didn’t happen, but the phones that were meant to launch there got virtual launches this week as the COVID-19 Coronavirus’ impact spreads through the…

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Doctor Who: Ascension of The Cybermen Review

It’s season finale time — read on for my review of part one of the end of Season 12 of Doctor Who! Contains traces of spoilers — and some Cybermen.

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Doctor Who: The Haunting Of Villa Diodati review

The Doctor, some ghosts-that-maybe-aren’t-ghosts and more in my spoiler-filled review of the latest episode of Doctor Who.

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Unfamiliar: A relaxing game for magical cat people
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Unfamiliar (Steam) Review

Unfamiliar is a delightfully whimsical Australian-produced game for PC or Mac about a magical cat that’s great to simply relax with.

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