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?”

Apple special: iPhone X, iPhone 8, Apple Watch 3 and Apple TV 4K: Vertical Hold Episode 144

Apple goes all out with the iPhone X, but is it worth buying? Is FaceID magical technology or a privacy nightmare? What will the Apple TV 4K bring to the Australian streaming market? All this and more in the latest episode! Continue reading “Apple special: iPhone X, iPhone 8, Apple Watch 3 and Apple TV 4K: Vertical Hold Episode 144”

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! Continue reading “Telstra Scams, ADSL Deregulation and 2016's best smartphone: Vertical Hold Episode 83”

HTC's perfect 10 smartphone, Vive VR headset: Vertical Hold – Episode 71

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Can the HTC 10 save HTC — or will it be the Vive? Who’s lining up to buy the Kindle Oasis? All this and special guest GadgetGuy.com.au’s Leigh Stark! Continue reading “HTC's perfect 10 smartphone, Vive VR headset: Vertical Hold – Episode 71”

MWC Rumour Mill: What’s coming next from Samsung, LG, Huawei, Sony and HTC?

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Samsung and LG will definitely launch new phones, but other tech firms are being just a little more coy about their mobile plans leading up to Mobile World Congress 2016. Continue reading “MWC Rumour Mill: What’s coming next from Samsung, LG, Huawei, Sony and HTC?”

LG VR for G3 Review

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LG’s take on Google Cardboard, the LG VR for G3, is a solid enough product, although it’s not without its queasy quirks. Continue reading “LG VR for G3 Review”

HTC One M9 Australian Review: So close, yet so far away

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HTC’s One M9 sells itself as a premium luxury device, but the reality in day to day use is disappointing. Continue reading “HTC One M9 Australian Review: So close, yet so far away”

HTC One M9 will cost $1099 in Australia

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Make a premium phone, charge a premium price. That’s the story of the HTC One M9, which goes on sale in Australia on the 24th of March for $1099. Continue reading “HTC One M9 will cost $1099 in Australia”

Samsung v HTC smartphone wars and Virtual Reality: Vertical Hold, Episode 5, 2015

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Will Samsung or HTC claim the “premium” smartphone crown? Will it all matter once we’re safely living inside virtual worlds? All this and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold! Continue reading “Samsung v HTC smartphone wars and Virtual Reality: Vertical Hold, Episode 5, 2015”