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Rumour: Apple’s bringing back TouchID… but why?

Apple could reintroduce biometric fingerprint reading in new iPhones, but it would be a pretty big about-face for the normally quite conservative tech company.

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Opinion: What Apple should change with Jony Ive’s departure

The big Apple news of the week was the shock departure of Sir Jony Ive from Apple. His impact on Apple’s entire product line was profound — but that doesn’t mean he was always right.

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iTunes dies, Mac Pros dazzle, macOS Catalina and more from WWDC 2019: Vertical Hold Episode 231

Mac Pros, the death of iTunes, Sign In With Apple and more direct from WWDC 2019 in our latest episode!

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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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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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Apple unveils iPhone XR, XS & XS Max, Apple Watch 4 and Foxtel Go for Chromecast & Airplay: Vertical Hold – Episode 195

All the news from this week’s iPhone launch (with a special live cross to Cupertino!), plus Foxtel Go relaunches and more in this week’s episode!

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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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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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Which premium Android smartphone is best?

And what’s Google doing with its confusing YouTube Music, YouTube Premium and Google Play Music plans? All this and more in the latest episode of…

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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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