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Did Netflix kill the NBN, What regulations should we put on Artificial Intelligence – Vertical Hold Episode 236

Is Netflix to blame for the NBN’s speed woes? With AI running so many features of our lives, what should we look for when it comes to regulation? All this and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold!

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NBN ponders Netflix tax, should teens be banned from social media? – Vertical Hold Episode 235

The “Netflix Tax” for the NBN emerges, and we ponder the tricky question of teenage use of social media in the latest episode of Vertical Hold!

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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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Has Vodafone cracked roaming, does the NBN really have a clean bill of health, foldable phones emerge: Vertical Hold – Episode 203

Samsung starts a fresh wave of hype around foldable phones, Vodafone gets aggressive on roaming deals and the ACCC says the NBN is doing just fine… maybe… in the latest episode of Vertical Hold!

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iOS 12 revitalises older iPhones, ACCC gets nasty on “unlimited”, Google Assistant hits Aussie TVs — Vertical Hold Episode 196

iOS 12 is here, and it’s not instantly death for your older iOS devices! The ACCC is warning telcos about the use of “unlimited” in plan advertising (finally) and Google Assistant lands on Aussie TVs — but do we really want talkative TVs anyway?

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Is Apple's new iPad the iPad Pro killer? Why is Telstra staring at a $10 million fine? Is THEC64 Mini worth buying? Vertical Hold – Episode 171

Apple’s push for the education market involves a new iPad that works with the previously iPad Pro-specific Apple Pencil. Does this mean the iPad Pro…

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Pokemon GO or No and the big banks take on Apple: Vertical Hold Episode 86

Should Pokémon GO stay or should it go? Can the banks win against Apple? Will the ACCC make ISPs change? All this and more in the latest episode!

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Telstra Scams, ADSL Deregulation and 2016's best smartphone: Vertical Hold Episode 83

Telstra customers being scammed, 2016’s best premium phone and the issues with ADSL deregulation with special guest finder.com.au editor in chief Angus Kidman!

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ACCC Forces EA To Offer Origin Refunds

If you sell goods in Australia, you’re held accountable under Australian law. It’s in the (legal) game.

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