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Apple iPhone XS rumours, 8K TVs from IFA, TPG/Vodafone confirm merger: Vertical Hold – Episode 193

Apple’s iPhone XS is coming, and we dig through the rumours to see if it’s worth getting excited about. Meanwhile, at IFA the talk is…

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Foxtel goes 4K and ditches cable, what can we expect from the iQ4? – Vertical Hold Episode 191

Foxtel’s making big changes to resolution, delivery and its set-top box strategy, while the government releases its draft encryption bill and more in the latest episode!

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ABC goes all in on iView, new Star Trek coming to Netflix and Xbox One S: Vertical Hold – Episode 85

The ABC goes all in on iView, Netflix gobbles up all the Star Trek contentand the Xbox One S tempts for 4K Blu-Ray playback in the latest episode!

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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…

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TCL U55E5691FDS 4K 55" TV Review

The TCL U55E5691FDS 4K 55″ TV is an inexpensive entry into the world of 4K broadcasting, with quality appropriate to its price. If only there…

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It's a terrible time to buy a TV

People buy TVs all the time. Shops wouldn’t be full of them otherwise. Still, I’m drawn to the conclusion that right now is a woeful…

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LG 65LA9700 Ultra HD TV Review

LG’s Ultra HD capable TV is inexpensive — for a Ultra HD TV, that is. It’s an impressive unit, but the time still isn’t right…

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Smart TVs aren't that Smart, but does that matter?

4K TVs are still horrendously expensive. 3DTV is either normalised to where it’s not a buying decision, or something you actively avoid, depending on the…

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Sony: 4K TV will get cheaper, but don't ask about prices

Huge expensive 4K UHDTV? That’s so last year. This year, everyone’s scrambling for slightly smaller — but still quite costly — 4K panels. Just ask…

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4KTV reminds me that my broadband is anything but broad.

4KTV is great, but in order to make the most of it we’re going to need much better broadband.

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