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Will the New Foxtel Experience save Foxtel? Why are Australians still falling for online scams? Who’s buying the Galaxy Fold? Vertical Hold Episode 238

Foxtel reinvents itself, Aussies falls for scams in record numbers and Samsung revives the Galaxy Fold in the latest episode of Vertical Hold!

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Thoughts on Game of Thrones: The Iron Throne

So, that’s about it for Game of Thrones. Do I have thoughts? Of course I do!

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Will Disney or CBS unseat Netflix, has Foxtel Kayo’d itself: Vertical Hold Episode 204

Foxtel is competing with itself over sports streaming, while the big Mouse looks to take as much of Netflix’s cheese as it can in the…

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Windows 10 October update, Surface Pro 6, Foxtel Now price hike: Vertical Hold – Episode 198

Foxtel Now gets a huge price bump, the Windows 10 October Update arrives and Microsoft reveals a whole new range of Surface gear — but…

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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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Foxtel goes 4K and ditches cable, what can we expect from the iQ4? – Vertical Hold Episode 191

Foxtel’s making big changes to resolution, delivery and its set-top box strategy, while the government releases its draft encryption bill and more in the latest episode!

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The Netflix intros problem

Netflix has plenty to watch — but also content it doesn’t want you to watch. I’m not a fan.

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Is it time to #deletefacebook, are we paying too much for Aussie internet? Vertical Hold – Episode 170

Should you be giving Facebook the flick? Are Australian telco services really getting less expensive? All this and more in the latest episode of Vertical…

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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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Game of Thrones melts Foxtel, Google Home calls Australia Home and Google Glass lives again: Vertical Hold Episode 136

Why did Game of Thrones melt Foxtel’s streaming servers? Now that Google Home is finally here in Australia, was it worth the wait? Speaking of…

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