Subscription vs One-Time-Payment

Apple wants developers to build up a subscription model for the usage of their apps. How much do they think a normal customer will spend on subscriptions each month? There's already a plan with your provider and TCO for your iThings (e.g. Apple Care, battery replacement, screen repair, asset cost for a successor, etc). How … Continue reading Subscription vs One-Time-Payment

Cloud Conditions Today

Oh Albert, you're always right."Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts."One side of the coin is the price for cloud storages of well-known providers.Provider . Plan . USD/y . USD for 100 GB/yDropbox 1000 GB 99.99 / 9.99Google Drive 100 GB 21.99 / 21.99Mega 200 GB 59.88 … Continue reading Cloud Conditions Today

Cloudy iCloud?

It's an essential part of Apple's ecosystem. Even if syncing between devices isn't what you need because you own just one device iCloud does a lot of things for you automatically. 5 GB is free, if you want more it's quite affordable. 50GB for €0.99 is definitely a good deal compared with other providers e.g. … Continue reading Cloudy iCloud?