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Opinion: Mad Magazine set to close (but that’s not a shock)

The reported death of Mad Magazine is sad — but not exactly surprising.

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Social Media and Teenagers: The good, the bad and the ugly

There are no easy answers when it comes to social media and teenagers, but blocking and absolute monitoring are rarely going to be the best approach.

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Opinion: How long will convenience trump permanence for digital media?

Most people are happy to rent their entertainment — even for movies, books or music that they figure they’re buying.

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Opinion: What Apple should change with Jony Ive’s departure

The big Apple news of the week was the shock departure of Sir Jony Ive from Apple. His impact on Apple’s entire product line was profound — but that doesn’t mean he was always right.

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Telstra ditches excess charges and smart cars hit Aussie roads: Vertical Hold Episode 234

We talk excess charges with Telstra, consider Huawei’s claim that the NBN is a “disaster” and get out on the road with special guest Tegan Jones from Gizmodo Australia!

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Facebook unveils Libra cryptocurrency, NBN scams hit home: Vertical Hold Episode 233

Anyone want some Facebook Bucks? You could use them to pay your NBN scammer! All this and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News

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E3 2019 Special: Streaming games, Indie games, Next-Gen consoles and Keanu: Vertical Hold Episode 232

We’re live from E3 2019 in LA, with Xbox Scarlett, Google Stadia, wacky indie games and much more in our latest episode!

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iTunes dies, Mac Pros dazzle, macOS Catalina and more from WWDC 2019: Vertical Hold Episode 231

Mac Pros, the death of iTunes, Sign In With Apple and more direct from WWDC 2019 in our latest episode!

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Telstra unleashes 5G gadgets, Apple unveils new iPod Touch: Vertical Hold Episode 230

In 2019, who wants an iPod Touch? I’ve got a pretty good idea who.

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Huawei’s Android ambitions crushed, Telstra leaps into 5G: Vertical Hold Episode 229

Huawei hits a US-sized speedbump as Telstra gears up super-fast 5G in the latest episode of Vertical Hold!

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