Op De Standaard de “Wat zegt uw koffie over u?”-test gedaan op vraag van mijn vrouwken. Het resultaat hoeft niemand te verwonderen;
Apparently you have to go through a less-then-obvious procedure if you don’t want Apple to automatically start charging you for access to Apple Music;
Back in June, Apple Music was born. […] It was free for the first three months […] Whether you’re loving the service or not, there’s good chance you may have forgotten that you entered your bank details when you signed up, ready for the paid subscription to start of 30 September. Here’s how to stop the automatic monthly payments. Only if you want to of course.
(source: BBC Newsbeat)
Isn’t it ironic (really) that a company that prides itself in the simplicity and usability of its products, requires users to jump through hoops to disable automatic payment?
So I’m a Wordfeud-addict (you know, Scrabble without the TM infringement) and the game is down since this morning. Their Twitter-account reads;
#Wordfeud servers are going down for maintenance around 06:00 CET. We expect 2-3 hours of downtime.
This message is 9h old but still no Wordfeud, so they must be facing major problems. Which begs the question; is Bertheussen IT into server-technology? And wouldn’t they invest more if paying customers could simply stop paying if service-level became too bad instead of paying a one-time fee?
September is the most beautiful month in the whole wide world and every year I celebrate that fact on this here blog with a septemberish song. This year my song of choice is Dan Deacon’s remix of Other Lives’ “Easy Way Out”:
That new Beck song is great, isn’t it?
When I compare that to the numbers from feb. 28th 2015 … Optimizing Matters to a lot of people!