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 Vertical Hold! Continue reading “Which premium Android smartphone is best?”

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 is a bad buy? Speaking of bad buys, Telstra’s in trouble for allowing customers to make bad app buys, but why? All this and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold! Continue reading “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”

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! Continue reading “5G in Australia in 2019, was Apple HomePod worth the wait and Tesla in space: Vertical Hold Episode 164”

2017: The year in tech and what lies ahead in 2018: Vertical Hold Episode 158

We’re looking back over the year’s biggest tech stories and looking ahead to what 2018 might bring in the latest episode of Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News! Continue reading “2017: The year in tech and what lies ahead in 2018: Vertical Hold Episode 158”

NBN pricing revamp and speed monitoring: Vertical Hold Episode 157

It’s a big week for NBN news with new (confusing) pricing plans and the prospect of refunds for thousands of customers, so we dive deep to make sense of it all in the latest episode! Continue reading “NBN pricing revamp and speed monitoring: Vertical Hold Episode 157”

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

iPhone X hands-on, Aussies tuning out of broadcast TV: Vertical Hold Episode 151

The iPhone X is finally here, but was it worth the wait? We dive deep into Apple’s latest superphone, while pondering the mysteries of Australia’s vanishing TV audiences and the future for regional mobile users in the latest episode! Continue reading “iPhone X hands-on, Aussies tuning out of broadcast TV: Vertical Hold Episode 151”

Australia's new space agency, did Apple live up to the hype and 280 character Twitter: Vertical Hold Episode 146

Australia’s rejoining the space race, but what will that mean for the future of Australian science? Apple’s new iPhones have finally arrived, but were they worth the wait? All this, plus Twitter’s shift to 280 characters and the latest tech news in Vertical Hold! Continue reading “Australia's new space agency, did Apple live up to the hype and 280 character Twitter: Vertical Hold Episode 146”

Star Trek bodly goes to Netflix, Apple unleashes iOS11: Vertical Hold Episode 145

Star Trek is headed to Netflix and streaming services are winning Emmys, but what will this mean for the future of Australian TV? Meanwhile, Apple has unleashed all the new features of iOS 11, along with a couple of nasty surprises. All this and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold! Continue reading “Star Trek bodly goes to Netflix, Apple unleashes iOS11: Vertical Hold Episode 145”