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Will HBO kill Foxtel? Should you install Yosemite? — Vertical Hold Episode 22, 2014

Will HBO going online prove fatal for Foxtel Play? OS X Yosemite is here (and it’s free!) but does that mean that you should jump…

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Windows 10 and Apple Bendgate: Vertical Hold – Episode 21, 2014

Will Windows 10 wash away the taste of Windows 8? Should smartphones be tougher, or should consumers be smarter? Find out in the latest episode…

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iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6 Review: Vertical Hold – Episode 20, 2014

The iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6 are finally here, but did they live up to the hype? Find out in the latest episode of…

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iPhone 6 & Apple Watch launch, Foxtel price slash: Vertical Hold – Episode 19, 2014

There are new iPhones and the first Apple Watch — but how do they stack up against the mass of competition recently launched at IFA?…

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Surface Pro 3 And Doctor Who Simulcast: Vertical Hold – Episode 18, 2014

Is the Surface Pro 3 worth buying? Is the ABC showing us the future of TV by simulcasting Doctor Who? All this plus flying gadgets,…

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Metadata Mayhem and Are Smartwatches That Smart? Vertical Hold – Episode 17, 2014

What is the government talking about when it talks Metadata? Is a smartwatch a smart thing to buy right now? All this plus TV simulcasts,…

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Android vs IOS and Copyright Crackdown: Vertical Hold Episode 16 2014

Is it time to call a ceasefire in the smartphone wars? Will new copyright enforcement rules change anything? All this plus dying networks, Facebook changes,…

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iTunes Extras and iPhone trade-ins: Vertical Hold – Episode 15, 2014

Digital Movie downloads are a guessing game. Apple’s iPhone trade-ins aren’t great value — but are the alternatives any better? All this plus Raspberry Pi…

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Paying for iView and Google's 5 Billion: Vertical Hold – Episode 14 2014

In the latest episode, Adam Turner and Alex Kidman argue fiercely about paying for ABC iView, look closely at Google’s plans for world domination, ponder…

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Will a three-strikes rule stop Aussie piracy? Vertical Hold – Episode 13, 2014

It’s time to sail the seas piratical, as we ponder whether the content industries truly “get it”, whether the pirates will hang off any argument…

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