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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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Can Foxtel Binge Its Way Out Of Bankruptcy? What are CBS’ plans for Channel 10? Vertical Hold Ep 278

Can a streaming drama service reverse Foxtel’s fortunes? Why can’t Aussies subscribe directly to HBO? What’s the story with CBS’ ownership of Channel 10? All…

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Is COVIDsafe getting any safer? Surface Book 3 vs MacBook Pro 13 Vertical Hold Ep 277

The COVIDSafe saga continues as the app doesn’t work on a whole bunch of phones and the data might be going nowhere. Meanwhile, Apple and Microsoft face off in the premium laptop arena, but which one should you buy? All this and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold!

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Can we trust the COVIDSafe app? Will Aussies hang up on Zoom? Vertical Hold ep 276

The CovidSafe app launched this week, but lots of folk don’t trust it — is that wise or foolish? And can Google and Facebook claw streaming market share away from Zoom? All this and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold!

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Retro gaming through the Coronavirus lockdown : Vertical Hold ep275

If I’m stuck at home for a prolonged period of time — as so many of us are — my leisure time is going to…

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Apple unveils new iPhone SE, Can you trust coronavirus contact tracking apps? Vertical Hold – ep 274

The government’s trying to get everyone to install Coronavirus tracking apps — but is this a wise move? Meanwhile, Apple’s got a shiny new phone…

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Quibi launches with shiny short form content, Telcos get generous with data packages — Vertical Hold Episode 273

Quibi’s timing couldn’t be worse, but can a short-form subscription video service with Hollywood production values thrive anyway? And as we’re all stuck indoors, is…

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Working at home in video conferencing hell, best games for surviving the lockdown: Vertical Hold ep 272

How can you survive video conferencing hell when working from home? Will there be a Zoom backlash? What are the best games to play online…

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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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