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Will Amazon's GST gamble pay off?

Plus Apple’s HomePod plans finally bringing stereo and multi-room audio in the latest episode of Vertical Hold!

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Amazon Echo Spot comes to Australia, Telstra boosts HFC cable speeds: Vertical Hold – Episode 175

Amazon’s latest smart speaker, the Echo Spot is here, but how does it compare to the rest of the smart speaker field? Telstra’s upping HFC…

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Amazon's Australian launch and Telstra phone scams: Vertical Hold Episode 154

Amazon had a launch party, but who got invited? Why is Telstra imitating the tactics used by identity scammers, and what impact will the US Net Neutrality debate have in Australia? All this and more in the latest episode!

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Streaming box smackdown – Foxtel Now, Telstra TV 2, Apple TV 4K, Fetch TV, Amazon Fire: Vertical Hold Episode 152

It’s our all-streaming special as we pit Foxtel’s new Now Box against the best Apple, Amazon, Telstra and Fetch can muster!

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Has the NBN run aground, do Aussies want Amazon Key or Telstra TV? Vertical Hold Episode 150

The NBN hits the headlines and we dive deeper into the history and reality of the contentious project. Meanwhile, Amazon wants to be your Key,…

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Telstra's Gigabit LTE and Amazon Prime's Aussie delays : Vertical Hold Episode 112

Should we be hyped or hesitant to sign up to Telstra’s Gigabit LTE network? Why is Amazon holding out on Aussies with video content?

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Pebble Dies while Amazon Goes To The Supermarket: Vertical Hold Episode 105

Pebble’s death casts doubt on the future of smartwatches, while Amazon looks to the future of supermarket shopping. Meanwhile, we’re getting screwed on LEGO Batman airing dates, but will Apple’s bold cinema plan save us? All this plus Galaxy S8, Surface Phone and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold!

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Nintendo Classic Mini NES, Fake Facebook News and Amazon's Australian plans: Vertical Hold – Episode 102

an you trust anything you read on Facebook? What are Amazon’s plans for Australia (and why is Australian online shopping so rubbish?). Meanwhile, we dissect the Nintendo Classic Mini NES with special guest, CNET.com’s Seamus Byrne!

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Amazon Kindle Unlimited, Freeview FV and Facebook Wi Fi: Vertical Hold Episode 101

Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited has its limitations, as do the rumours about the retailing giant’s planned push into Australia. All this and more in the latest…

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Random Thoughts: Google Home, Glass and the public privacy mystery

Google announced its home assistant, Google Home at Google I/O today, and the world went nuts. I get the allure, but whatever happened to privacy?

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