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 to sell — but is it really “affordable”?

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We’re joined this week by Jennifer Dudley-Nicholson from News to talk through the value offering of the Apple iPhone SE 2020, as well as the technical and social aspects of the proposed Australian government Bluetooth-based Coronavirus tracking apps. Some are hailing it as a necessary public health move, while others see it as the start of a privacy nightmare — but which is it?

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Author: Alex

Alex Kidman is a multi-award winning Australian technology writer, former editor at Gizmodo, CNET, GameSpot, ZDNet, PC Mag, APC, Finder and as a contributor to the ABC, SMH, AFR, Courier Mail, GadgetGuy, PC & Tech Authority, Atomic and many more. He's been writing professionally since 1998, and his passions include technology, social issues, education, retro gaming and professional wrestling.

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