Is COVIDsafe getting any safer? Surface Book 3 vs MacBook Pro 13 Vertical Hold Ep 277

The COVIDSafe saga continues as the app doesn’t work on a whole bunch of phones and the data might be going nowhere. Meanwhile, Apple and Microsoft face off in the premium laptop arena, but which one should you buy? All this and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold!

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We’re joined this week by Ariel Bogle from the ABC to go behind the Covidsafe headlines and look into what’s happening in the ongoing efforts to get a workable contact tracing app off the ground.

Meanwhile, Leigh Stark from Pickr drops by the virtual Vertical Hold studio to talk through the new MacBook Pro 13, Surface Book 3 and Surface Go 2. In these constrained times, who’s buying premium laptops — and why?

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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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