Game of Thrones melts Foxtel, Google Home calls Australia Home and Google Glass lives again: Vertical Hold Episode 136

Why did Game of Thrones melt Foxtel’s streaming servers? Now that Google Home is finally here in Australia, was it worth the wait? Speaking of Google, will its reborn Glass finally revive the hopes of consumer AR?
Adam is travelling for work this week, so we’re joined by two special guests. 2SER’s Nic Healey and finder.com.au’s Angus Kidman join us for this week’s show.

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Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News – podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to Australia’s leading technology journalists every Friday to get the stories behind the tech news of the week.
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Author: Alex

Alex Kidman is a multi-award winning Australian technology writer, former editor at Gizmodo, CNET, GameSpot, ZDNet, PC Mag, APC, Finder and as a contributor to the ABC, SMH, AFR, Courier Mail, GadgetGuy, PC & Tech Authority, Atomic and many more. He's been writing professionally since 1998, and his passions include technology, social issues, education, retro gaming and professional wrestling.

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