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finder money podcast #41: iPhone 8 launch with Alex Kidman

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This week on the podcast we spoke to finder's Tech & Telco Editor Alex Kidman about the recent iPhone 8 and iPhone X launch. In the episode we covered:

  • Why Alex thinks the iPhone X won’t be the best Apple phone for 2017
  • Battery life predictions for the new iPhones
  • Why Alex doesn’t think there will be an iPhone 9
  • Alex’s thoughts about iOS 11 and Apple’s changes to apps
  • The best iOS changes
  • How Samsung’s facial recognition compares to Apple’s version
  • Qi charging and Apple’s choice to use open source Qi
  • How Apple's facial recognition has the potential to be used in scary ways
  • Alex’s 30 second summary of the 8 and 8 Plus
  • Why major software updates can also bring updates to camera performance and quality
  • How single lens smartphone cameras compare to dual lens cameras
  • How does mobile phone leasing work and does it make sense?
  • Do $100 plan re-signs make financial sense?

Also in the episode Adam, Marc and Liz talk FOMO suburbs, trademark infringing beverages and ridiculous tax deduction claims.

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Notes from Alex Kidman

ASX sharemarket game instructions – join us!

  1. Go to the ASX website and create an account for MyASX
  2. Complete your registration for the sharemarket game
  3. When registered, go to Game play>Leagues>Join Leagues
  4. Enter in the following details: League ID: 19917, password: angusrox123, league: finderAU

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