Quickflix nixed, ANZ Apple Pay and Ultra HD Blu-Ray: Vertical Hold Episode 73

Quickflix is sinking while Panasonic tries to make Ultra HD Blu-Ray your next digital video format, but who’s buying? ANZ is in bed with Apple for Apple Pay, but who will win in this particular financial marriage? All this and more, including special guest Peter Wells in the latest episode of Vertical Hold!
Quickflix has entered into voluntary administration, but it insists that everything will be fine. Is it game over for Australia’s first homegrown streaming video provider, and what will that mean for the streaming landscape in Australia going forward? Panasonic is hyping up Ultra HD Blu-Ray, but has the time passed for physical media? ANZ has become the first big bank (but not the first in Australia) to offer Apple Pay, but is this such a big deal? Find out in the latest episode where we’re joined by Fairfax Technology writer Peter Wells!

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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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