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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.

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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!

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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.

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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!

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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!

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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…

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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…

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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…

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