Facebook / Google – War on the Expense of the Consumer

  What is the Google : Facebook about? Yesterday, Google announced that they will remove their YouTube app from all Fire devices. Fire phones, Fire TV, Fire Stick, Fire Tablet as well as Echo. I don’t know how you feel about the politics between Google and Amazon. I, for one, am getting pretty tired of it. As an additional punch in the face, Google reports this via in-app messages. When I started YouTube yesterday, I was greeted by a message that YouTube will be unavailable on my device from 01/01 and I was offered a list of devices that are still supported. It’s probably save to say that this will… Read More

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Appsumo vs Stacksocial – What is better?

AppSumo and Stacksocial are two of the better known “deal sites.” The promise is that you can find unique deals with savings you couldn’t find any other place. Until I came across AppSumo, I didn’t have too much experience with “social shopping” communities as a buyer. I knew a little bit about how these sites work because I tried to make a deal with a site a few years back. The site was called Living Social. My impression was that they bleed the vendor to death while the offer they put out does not reflect the meat they cut out of the vendor’s body. In other words: My impression was… Read More

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