Technology Matters-Free Stuff and Price Hikes

Technology Matters

    Amazon sending a free sample customized to your taste.  Part of a new ad strategy.

    Its based on your shopping history.

    The product shows up in your shipment, free of charge.

    You don’t have to buy or review the items and you can opt out any time.

    Amazon’s move to cashier-less stores has led to Kroger and Microsoft teaming up.

    The deal bringing digital shelves, price tags and ads to two pilot stores in Ohio and Washington state.

    Its to save time, money and long lines.

    From free and convenient to this is going to cost you.

    Apple planning to intro three new iPhone models this year.  

    New cameras on the way.

    The bright OLED-powered screens probably showing up on the 20-20 models.  No word on price, but it won’t be cheap.

    Nike going back to the future with a self-lacing shoe using an app.

    Adapt B-B will set you back around 350-dollars.

    How many Netflix subscribers are going to tell the giant to chill?

    All three Netflix plans going up one-to-two-dollars.

    New members pay the hike immediately.  It will be phased in over several months for currents users.

    Netflix says the hike is needed to pay for investment in new programming.

    From money to silliness.

    A brown egg photo posted on Instagram earlier this month with the intent to break Kylie Jenner’s record.  Her mark of 18 million announcing the birth of her daughter.

    The egg did it, so far 33 million likes and counting.

    No word on who posted the egg, somebody will crack the case or unscramble the mystery sooner or later.

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