Aussie government invests in video games, does the Galaxy S23 Ultra live up to the hype? Vertical Hold Ep 414
Does the Australian government's independent games fund go far enough? Samsung's bringing the hype, but can the Galaxy S23 Ultra live up to it -- and who needs a pricey premium flagship phone in 2023 anyway? Special guests Digitally Downloaded's Matt Sainsbury, Telsyte's Foad Fadaghi and Pickr's Leigh Stark!
Steam comes to Chromebooks, Samsung unveils new phones amidst benchmark cheating scandal: Vertical Hold Ep 370
Will Steam change the game -- and the fortunes of Google's ChromeOS? And why is benchmark cheating on mobile phones a problem -- and why do companies do it? Special guest, EFTM's Dan Tyson!
s Google better off making its own operating systems, or letting Microsoft run Android apps on Windows 11? And what are the benefits -- and drawbacks -- of using an EV as your household power supply? Special guests EFTM's Dan Tyson and Technology Uncorked's Geoff Quattromani!
Google's soft launch of Pixel 6 specs rests on the power of its new Tensor processor -- but what's behind the hype? What do the smarter Google Nest cameras bring to the party? Telstra's set its payphones to "free" -- but why does that matter, and is Telstra really going to lose money on the deal? Guest EFTM's Dan Tyson!
What surprises will Apple spring, what’s HP’s Instant Ink, who’s losing the smartphone wars? Vertical Hold Ep 324
Apple's unveiling new toys next week, but what's hiding behind its Spring surprise curtain? HP is bringing Instant Ink to Australia -- but what the hell is Instant Ink, and is it good value compared to ink cartridges or tanks? Meanwhile, in the smartphone wars there are definite winners... and more than a few losers. Guest Pickr editor Leigh Stark (@leighlo) Vertical Hold is brought to you by Aussie Broadband – changing the game with their award-winning network and Australian based support.