The flight is packed full, the requisite babies are crying, the paperback book brought aboard is boring, and there are no inflight movies on the Airbus 320. Looks like a long, long, flight ahead. But wait, what’s this? Wifi onboard? Let’s give it a try.
A word of caution, though. Subscribers must opt-out of service for their netflix accounts, even gift accounts. If your giftee does not opt-out in time, he, she, or you will be charged for another month of service past the gift subscription’s expiration date. netflix cookies gift subscriptions currently cost between $4.99 for one month of the most basic membership to $203.88 for one year of a three DVD at a time plan with fewer limitations.
Finally arriving at my destination (better late than never), I head to the hotel. Time to find a place for dinner. I use Urban Spoon to find restaurants that are close by, check the menus, and, most importantly, the ratings. This handy app, which is available for the iPhone, Android, and Blackberry, allows me to try local establishments rather than relying on chain restaurants. It can then switch over to Google Maps which gives me walking or driving directions to the location.
Time to jump in the car and head to the airport! To track my mileage, I use the first app I ever loaded on my phone: Milog. I can enter my starting and ending mileage, date of travel, purpose, mileage reimbursement rate, and tolls. At the end of the month, I can report on my business mileage: it even calculates the total reimbursement. The report can then be emailed to me. This app alone saved me enough time in one month to pay for the phone.
Never glimpse at budgeting as a punishment. You should normally have a finances, debt or not. The only difference right here is that the funds is telling you to devote a good deal less. If you are in a position to pay out for everything, have an emergency fund set aside, and are contributing toward a retirement fund, you can commence to budget far more revenue toward things you like.
Connections are very simple. If your main goal is to stream your own movies, pictures and music from your own hard drives then the WD TV Live Plus is the way to go. If you like to rent movies and don’t have a vast collection of your own to choose from then the Apple TV will probably be the choice for you. Whatever you decide, it will save you because you will be able to do away with a few of the premium movie channels offered from your cable company. This will pay for itself fast.
From the split, plummeted stock, and an apology straight from the CEO of Netflix, is it too late? Can Netflix recover from the damage they have cause or can they regain people with the promise of something new? Only time will tell, but it doesn’t seem as if Netflix has time on their side.