Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News

Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News

Dive into the week's big technology news on Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News every Friday. Joined by Australia's leading tech journalists, co-hosts @alexkidman and @adam_turner channel-surf through the headlines in search of the big picture.... Show More

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July 9, 2020 33 min

Can TikTok be trusted with our data? Can Canon's new 8K video mirrorless DSLRs and free cloud storage tempt consumers back to standalone cameras? Special guests @abcnews internet reporter Cameron Wilson @cameronwilson and @PickrAU editor Leigh Stark @Leigho - Vertical Hold is brought to you by Aussie Broadband.

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We've reached the end of the NBN volume build, but what happens next for consumers stuck on slower connections? Telstra's flipped on its plans to charge a 5G bolt-on price... by bumping up its general plan prices across the board -- but what does that mean for the future of 5G, and should it be available to all?

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Apple makes the jump to "Apple Silicon" at WWDC, but what will that mean for Mac apps and Apple's minor share in the PC market? What's new in iOS 14? How could Apple's AirPods Pro change the future of gaming? Special guest News Corp national tech editor Jen Dudley-Nicholson @jendudley Vertical Hold is brought to you by Aussie Broadband.

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PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, PC or Switch -- with E3 not happening, what's the immediate future of gaming? And with PAX Aus not happening in a physical sense, what does a community-driven gaming con look like?


Special guests Kotaku Australia editor Alex Walker (@dippizuka) and CNET Australia editorial director Mark Serrels (@serrels)

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What will change if Apple shifts Macs from Intel to its own ARM-based processors? With Microsoft embracing Chromium, is less competition in the browser space a good thing? Special guests Matthew JC Powell @mjcp and Finder editor-in-chief Angus Kidman @gusworldau - Vertical Hold is brought to you by Aussie Broadband.

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What does SpaceX's first astronaut launch mean for the future of space exploration? What are humanity's plans for returning to The Moon and reaching for Mars?
Special Guest @byteside editor Seamus Byrne @seamus

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Gigabit home NBN plans are here, but who's going to pay the asking price? Is it inevitable that NBN Co will end up as an arm of the Telstra empire? Special guest @ZDNetAustralia editor Chris Duckett @dobes - Vertical Hold is brought to you by Aussie Broadband.

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Will Aussies get onboard with Amazon-style checkout-free supermarkets? Is the NBN on track to meet its rollout deadline and what comes next? Special guest Australian Financial Review technology editor Paul Smith @SaysSmithy - Vertical Hold is brought to you by Aussie Broadband.

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Can Foxtel's new Binge service save it from Netflix's dominance? What exactly will CBS do with Channel 10 in a streaming age?
Special guest @TV_Blackbox viewer advocate Steve Molk @SteveMolk

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Has CovidSafe gotten any safer to throw onto your phone? Out of Microsoft's Surface Book 3, Surface Go 2 or Apple's new MacBook Pro 13, which would we pick?

Guests @ABCscience's Ariel Bogle @arielbogle & @PickrAU's Leigh Stark @Leigho

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Can we trust the Australian government's COVIDSafe contact tracing app? Can Google, Facebook and Skype win everyone back from Zoom? Guests futurist, author, @TheRegister columnist Mark Pesce @mpesce and @SMH tech editor Tim Biggs @TimBiggs - Vertical Hold is brought to you by Aussie Broadband.

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With time on our hands, the Vertical Hold team travels back in time to check out the retro gaming scene as a way to pass time and have fun during the Coronavirus lockdown

Guests AusRetroGamer co-editors Alex Boz @ausretrogamer and Kerith Sharkey @msausretrogamer

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The Aussie government wants us all to install a Coronavirus tracking app, but what exactly does it mean for our privacy? Meanwhile, Apple's finally launched a new iPhone SE, but is it worth buying? Guest News tech editor Jen Dudley-Nicholson @jendudley - Vertical Hold is brought to you by Aussie Broadband.

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Can Quibi take a chunk out of both Netflix and YouTube with Hollywood glitz and short form mobile content? Are new mobile plans doing enough for Aussies stuck at home due to the Coronavirus lockdown?
Guest @findercomau editor in chief Angus Kidman @gusworldau

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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 with friends during the coronavirus lockdown? Guests @GizmodoAU ed Tegan Jones @Tegan_Writes and @KotakuAU ed Alex Walker @dippizuka - Vertical Hold is brought to you by Aussie Broadband.

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With more folks stuck at home, we dig into your best gaming options to help you stay sane. Meanwhile, Netflix and other streaming services are scrambling to drop quality to ensure that folks stay subscribing, but which ones are worth it? And will eSports really take the place of regular sports during our enforced lockdown?"
Special guest @byteside editor Seamus Byrne @seamus

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How will the NBN cope under the strain of thousands of Aussies working from home? How much will CVC and data boosts help? What can we expect from the Apple's new iPad Pro and MacBook Air? Guests Age/SMH deputy biz editor Supratim Adhikari @SupratimA and Pickr ed Leigh Stark @leighlo - Vertical Hold is brought to you by Aussie Broadband.

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As more businesses and schools start sending people home, we ask work-at-home veterans how they stay productive and sane. Meanwhile, Netflix drops 30-day free trials in Australia -- but why?
Special guests Alice Clarke (@Alicedkc) and Anthony Caruana (@Anthony_Caruana)

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Vodafone finally launches 5G, as the ACCC gives up on blocking its TPG merger. Telstra unveils 26GHz mmWave 5G plans. The Australian government considers online age checks for accessing gambling and porn. Special guest @whistleout_au editor Alex Choros @a_choros - Vertical Hold is brought to you by Aussie Broadband.

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With MWC cancelled, what have tech firms done to promote new handsets and mobile tech concepts? What effect will COVID-19 have on the tech world in 2020?
Special guests @ausdroid writer Jason Murray (@jm77) and @pickrau editor Leigh Stark (@leighlo) Vertical Hold is brought to you by Casa Systems.

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