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Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max Hands-On Impressions [Video]

Apple’s shiny new Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max is now available to buy — but should you? Here’s my early impressions of its latest premium…

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Apple unveils new iPhones, iPads, Watch, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade: Vertical Hold – Episode 245

Apple painted its iPhone 11 Pro launch as “By innovation only” — but where was the innovation, precisely?

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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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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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What did Apple's WWDC 18 deliver?

What’s new in iOS12? How is Apple tackling smartphone addiction? How will iPhone apps run on a Mac? What’s happening with the Apple TV 4K?

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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…

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iPhone 8 vs Android, NBN finally bends on no-sale regulations: Vertical Hold – Episode 143

Can Apple’s upcoming iPhone 8 unseat some impressive premium Android competition? Does Game of Thrones still hold the piracy crown? All this, plus good (really!) NBN news in the latest episode of Vertical Hold!

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Read this: Technology & refugees, Xbox One S torn apart and not-so-Mini Godzilla

Tech refugees, dodgy petrol, Xbox One S torn apart, Australia is moving and Godzilla ain’t what he used to be, amongst other stories.

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