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? Continue reading “What did Apple’s WWDC 18 deliver?”

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”

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! Continue reading “iPhone 8 vs Android, NBN finally bends on no-sale regulations: Vertical Hold – Episode 143”

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

I’ve spent the day in bed feeling crook, which means lots of reading across technology topics to share. Continue reading “Read this: Technology & refugees, Xbox One S torn apart and not-so-Mini Godzilla”

WWDC Predictions, Password Leaks and the Death of Windows Mobile: Vertical Hold Episode 78

WWDC is coming, but what will Apple actually show off at its big developer conference? Probably not Windows Mobile, but is that an operating system with a future at all? Meanwhile, every week there’s a new password leak, but what can you do? All this and more in the latest episode! Continue reading “WWDC Predictions, Password Leaks and the Death of Windows Mobile: Vertical Hold Episode 78”

Apple iPhone SE iPad Pro and the Death Of Telstra Vertical Hold Ep 68

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There’s a new iPhone in town, but it’s smaller — who asked for that? Likewise, the iPad Pro got smaller, and Telstra’s network somehow seemed to shrink away as well? Joining us this week is special guest PC Mag Australia editor Matthew Powell! Continue reading “Apple iPhone SE iPad Pro and the Death Of Telstra Vertical Hold Ep 68”

Apple Error 53 Paypal Blocks VPNs and Telstra Melts Down: Vertical Hold Episode 62

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Is Apple ripping customers off with Error 53 iPhone bricking, or following sensible security policy? Why is PayPal refusing to take money for VPN services? What caused Telstra’s Australia-wide outage? With special guest Hannah Francis! Continue reading “Apple Error 53 Paypal Blocks VPNs and Telstra Melts Down: Vertical Hold Episode 62”

Apple Smart Battery Case, Google family music plan, Bitcoin and special guest @jendudley – Vertical Hold Episode 57

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Is Apple’s battery case an admission of battery failure? Is Google Play Music’s family streaming deal good value? Should we add Bitcoin to the list of all-Aussie inventions? All this and special guest Jennifer Dudley-Nicholson in the latest episode of Vertical Hold! Continue reading “Apple Smart Battery Case, Google family music plan, Bitcoin and special guest @jendudley – Vertical Hold Episode 57”

iOS 9 Is Now Available, WatchOS 2 Isn't (For Now)

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Apple’s released the latest major update to its mobile operating system, iOS 9. The promised update to the Apple Watch OS, however, has been delayed. Continue reading “iOS 9 Is Now Available, WatchOS 2 Isn't (For Now)”

New Apple iPhone 6s, iPad Pro and Apple TV: Vertical Hold – Episode 18, 2015

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Apple’s let the iCat out of the iBag with new iPhones, Apple TV and the iPad Pro. But is it a range of solid products, or just a load of heavily manufactured hype? Find out in the latest episode of Vertical Hold! Continue reading “New Apple iPhone 6s, iPad Pro and Apple TV: Vertical Hold – Episode 18, 2015”