I love my Apple products. However, two smaller items have me thinking of a more seamless experience. First - in iOS 6, Apple changed it so that app updates do not need a password. Just hit the update button and the app is updated. So much more simple and elegant. However, ( and here is … Continue reading Apple software gripes
We started receiving The Oregonian today - for free - for some period of time. I am of two minds over this. First : the positive. I love getting things for free. Who doesn't. I love holding a newspaper, seeing all of my reading options laid right out in front of me. I like being … Continue reading I read a newspaper today!
Interesting read on The Motley Fool about Netflix today. It talks about another pending blow to Netflix and its future growth - bandwidth throttling concerns. Seems like most American's get their internet from the local cable company. These cable companies are rapidly transitioning to primarily useful for delivering the internet and less so for the … Continue reading Netflix – turn the lights out already?
Wal-Mart is looking to strike back at other retailers: Read the story at USA Today Interesting to me: You don't need the product, just the receipts Comparison doesn't include online purchases You get difference back in Wal-Mart gift Cards Almost an 8 week window to watch for pricing I bet they include internet retailers for … Continue reading Wal-Mart’s Christmas Price Guarantee
Free shipping offers can lead to more holiday sales - Internet Retailer. I appreciate the headline, but there is a telling quote in the article: More than half of all transactions (in the 2010 Holiday Season) included free shipping... That's pretty cool. I can't tell if I'm surprised that the number is this high or … Continue reading From the “should be obvious” department…