Why it’s not worth buying a 5G phone in 2019
The first crop of 5G phones have some great features — but I reckon it’s worth pausing before putting down your hard-earned cash. Here’s why.
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!
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.
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!
Optus flexes its 5G muscle, Google talks Smart Homes and Morrow exits NBN: Vertical Hold – Episode 172
This week we’ve got all the guests, talking NBN, Smart Homes with Google and Optus’ vision of a 5G future at the Commonwealth Games!
5G in Australia in 2019, was Apple HomePod worth the wait and Tesla in space: Vertical Hold Episode 164
Apple’s HomePod might sound great, but does it qualify as “smart”? What kinds of 5G services will we see out of Optus and Telstra when they launch networks in 2019? And why did Elon Musk launch a Tesla into space? All this and more in the latest episode!
Google Wi-Fi, the death of Flash and Optus' billion dollar mobile spend: Vertical Hold Episode 137
Does Google Wi-Fi live up to the hype, or is Google cutting corners to save costs? Why is Optus spending a billion dollars on bush mobiles, and will anyone miss Flash when it’s gone?
Samsung's 5G won't make the NBN obsolete
Sigh. Here we go again. Samsung’s busy touting its “5G” network breakthrough, promising that we can “download movies in just one second“. Samsung, in other words, wants to sell networking gear, and that’s fine. What it does also risk doing is reigniting the tired old debate about fixed and wireless broadband, and whether we “need” […]