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Best Gaming Options From Home, Streaming Services Dial Down The Quality : Vertical Hold ep 271

As COVID-19 keeps us indoors, we all need some distractions — but which games should you be playing? We’ve got recommendations on what to play,…

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Can NBN cope with coronavirus lockdown, is Apple’s new iPad Pro a winner?: Vertical Hold ep 270

NBN Co raises CVC to help out Aussies stuck at home thanks to COVID-19, while Apple launches new pricey iPad Pro tablets and more affordable…

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Vodafone goes 5G, Telstra talks mmWave, Aust gov considers online porn age check: Vertical Hold Episode 268

5G shifts into a higher gear as Vodafone launches 5G, while the Australian government ponders mandatory age checks for porn and gambling online in the latest episode of Vertical Hold!

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MWC Phones get virtual launches as COVID 19 hits the tech world hard: Vertical Hold Episode 267

MWC didn’t happen, but the phones that were meant to launch there got virtual launches this week as the COVID-19 Coronavirus’ impact spreads through the…

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Samsung unpacks Galaxy Z Flip and S20, TPG/Vodafone merger gets the green light: Vertical Hold Episode 265

A big week in tech calls for a big show, as we get hands-on impressions of the new Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra and Galaxy Z Flip phones, talk telco mergers and Apple’s fines and much more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold!

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Nvidia GeForce Now arrives, BlackBerry departs and Google Maps turns 15: Vertical Hold Episode 264

We pour one out for BlackBerry, ponder GeForce Now as it comes out of beta and talk Google Maps in the latest episode of Vertical…

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2019: The Year in Tech – Vertical Hold Episode 259

We look back at the big tech stories of 2019, from 5G to privacy, Cybertrucks to NBN and a whole lot more.

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4K Olympics go 5G only, Australia’s odd search habits and EVs get ready to go mainstream – Vertical Hold Episode 258

Why will only a tiny fraction of Aussies be able to watch the Olympics in 4K? What did we search for in 2019? And what…

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Facebook offers data portability, Optus cops hefty fine, excess data gets the boot – Vertical Hold: Episode 257

Facebook wants it to be easier to get data off Facebook… but only in Ireland. Optus cops a hefty fine, but history says it doesn’t…

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NBN Co adds new speeds but not for all, Optus offers premium 4G, Cybertruck crashes on launch — Vertical Hold Episode 256

How will NBN Co’s proposed speed changes affect you? Should Optus be offering “priority” access to its 4G network? And can we talk about the Tesla Cybertruck without collapsing into a fit of giggles? All this and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold!

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