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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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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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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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Samsung unpacks Galaxy Z Flip and S20, TPG/Vodafone merger gets the green light: Vertical Hold Episode 265

A big week in tech calls for a big show, as we get hands-on impressions of the new Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra and Galaxy Z Flip phones, talk telco mergers and Apple’s fines and much more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold!

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Reflections on 22 years of tech writing

Just last week I notched up 22 years as a tech writer. I may have even learned a thing or two. Here’s my thoughts on how to become a better writer.

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Nvidia GeForce Now arrives, BlackBerry departs and Google Maps turns 15: Vertical Hold Episode 264

We pour one out for BlackBerry, ponder GeForce Now as it comes out of beta and talk Google Maps in the latest episode of Vertical…

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2019: The Year in Tech – Vertical Hold Episode 259

We look back at the big tech stories of 2019, from 5G to privacy, Cybertrucks to NBN and a whole lot more.

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4K Olympics go 5G only, Australia’s odd search habits and EVs get ready to go mainstream – Vertical Hold Episode 258

Why will only a tiny fraction of Aussies be able to watch the Olympics in 4K? What did we search for in 2019? And what…

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