Is Apple embracing right to repair — or strangling it? Are Aussie online retailers deceiving shoppers?: Vertical Hold Ep 377

Are we really being sold “bargains” when we shop online — and what’s being done to combat deceptive online sellers? With Apple’s self-repair options launching, do they make sense for consumers — or just Apple itself? Special Guest CPRC’s Erin Turner!



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Online shopping has never been bigger in Australia than it is right now… but are we getting a good deal from algorithm-obsessed online retailers when it comes to getting the best products and prices?

Meanwhile, Apple’s self-repair service has kicked off in the USA — coming to Australia later this year — and the news is not good. Is Apple really trying to embrace the right to repair movement, or ensure that it retains all the control when it comes to repairing your iPhone or your Mac?

We’re joined by CPRC’s Erin Turner for our consumer rights special!

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Award-winning Australian technology news podcast Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News dives into the big stories of the week. Joined by Australia’s leading tech journalists every Friday, co-hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman channel-surf through the headlines in search of the big picture. About/Contact us