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Apple unveils new iPhones, iPads, Watch, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade: Vertical Hold – Episode 245

Apple painted its iPhone 11 Pro launch as “By innovation only” — but where was the innovation, precisely?

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What’s hot at IFA 2019: Vertical Hold – Episode 244

From the Mate X vs Galaxy Fold to 5G chipsets and more, live from IFA 2019 in Berlin!

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IFA 2019 Day 1: Processors, laptops and clothing disasters

Because I’m not going to let a little thing like literally having nothing to wear stop me. IFA 2019 kicks off with my first on-site video.

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NBN leaves suburbs behind, 8KTV looms large: Vertical Hold – Episode 243

LG’s 8K TV is now available — but can it justify its asking price? And why is NBN Co leaving selected suburbs in the dark when it comes to their connection date?

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First Look: LG 8K NanoCell TV

I had the opportunity for some eyes-on time with LG’s 8K NanoCell TV. It’s impressive, but not inexpensive — so is it worth jumping into the 8K TV world?

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The Road To IFA 2019: The Plan

I’m off to Germany next week, and while I’ll be writing as usual, I’ve also got some broader plans.

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Would you be willing to get a Gears 5 tattoo if it was free?

Microsoft’s giving out free Gears 5 tattoos — actual tattoos — to fans of the series, but is this actually a good idea, or a bad PR stunt?

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Trogdor: The Board Game review

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No… it’s better than that, as I take on the role of Trogdor The Burninator in Trodgor: The Board Game.

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Doctor Who Boomtown review

After a break of way too long, I’m back recapping Doctor Who in real time. This week; Cardiff, Nuclear weapons and the Slitheen return (but this isn’t automatically awful) in Boom Town.

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Why it’s not worth buying a 5G phone in 2019

The first crop of 5G phones have some great features — but I reckon it’s worth pausing before putting down your hard-earned cash. Here’s why.

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