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Twitter bans QAnon, free VPN data breach: Vertical Hold ep 288

Is it really “free” if your data is online for everyone to see? And why do so many folks engage with ridiculous QAnon conspiracy theories?

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Was the Twitter hack an inside job? Was Google Play Pass worth the wait? Vertical Hold ep 287

Twitter went down — but why, and what can consumers do to keep themselves safe? Meanwhile, Google Play Pass finally lands on our shores, but…

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Can TikTok be trusted? Can Canon’s 8K mirrorless DSLRs tempt consumers? Vertical Hold ep 286

To TikTok… or not to TikTok? That is the dance.

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What happens with the “done” NBN, What’s the future of 5G plans : Vertical Hold ep 285

The NBN rollout is “completed” — with some pretty big caveats about how you define “completed” — but what happens now?

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Can Apple Silicon change Mac’s future at WWDC, what’s in store for iOS 14: Vertical Hold ep 284

Apple shifts to its own silicon and unveils iOS 14 in the latest episode of Vertical Hold!

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Can Sony’s PS5 win the next-gen gaming wars, how will PAX Aus work as a virtual event? Vertical Hold Episode 283

E3 isn’t happening — and PAX Aus is undergoing some radical changes — in our future of gaming special episode of Vertical Hold!

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Will Apple dump Intel for ARM at WWDC, Microsoft waves white flag in browser wars: Vertical Hold ep 282

Will Apple pull the plug on Intel-based Macs at WWDC? Why is Microsoft giving up its long-fought browser battles? All this and more in the…

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SpaceX launches first astronauts, humanity eyes The Moon and Mars – Vertical Hold Ep 281

This week, we’re off to space in the latest episode of Vertical Hold!

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Gigabit home NBN, will Telstra end up owning NBN Co – Vertical Hold Ep 280

Gigabit NBN arrives for Australian consumers… well, some of them. It’s complicated, rather like the question of whether or not Telstra will end up owning…

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Checkout-free supermarkets come to Australia, NBN stumbles towards the finish line – Vertical Hold Ep 279

Is the future of Australian supermarket shopping one dominated by robots stacking shelves and consumers paying by smartphone? Why is NBN Co claiming that it’s…

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