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#459: My Life is a Subscription

December 3rd, 2018 · 89 minutes

Subscriptions! It seems the wave of the future but should we be happy about that? In this episode Katie and David talk about this trend towards subscriptions and the software and services they believe are worth the effort.

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Links and Show Notes

All Good Things - Announcements and Help - MPU Talk
My Life Is A Subscription! - Software - MPU Talk
Subscription Database — MacSparky
Bobby - Keep track of your subscriptions
Domain Names | Buy Domains & Email At Hover.com
Microsoft Office | Productivity Tools for Home & Office
Membership - Relay FM
The Best Unlimited Online Backup and Cloud Storage Services
Password Manager for Families, Businesses, Teams | 1Password
TextExpander | Communicate Smarter
Email Management for Any Inbox | SaneBox
Email Management for Any Inbox | SaneBox
Netflix - Watch TV Shows Online, Watch Movies Online
Subscribe to iTunes Match - Apple Support
Video Doorbells and Security Cameras for Your Smartphone | Ring
Stop robocalls and telemarketers with Nomorobo
Drafts 5: The MacStories Review – MacStories
Setapp | The best apps for Mac in one suite
Bear - Notes for iPhone, iPad and Mac
Day One | Capture life as you live it with the best digital journal for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Mac, and Android.
Create and Sell Your Own Online Courses | Teachable
Basecamp: Project Management & Team Communication Software
Dragon Anywhere - Profesional-Grade Mobile Dictation App | Nuance
Music - Apple
Netflix - Watch TV Shows Online, Watch Movies Online
Acorn TV | Watch the Best British TV | Start Your Free Trial
Hallmark Channel: Holiday & Romance Movies, TV Series & Videos | Hallmark Channel
HBO: Home to Groundbreaking Series, Movies, Comedies & Documentaries
Disney streaming service: Release date, name, shows and movies - CNET
Second Phone Number, Business Phone Service in the Cloud - Line2
YNAB. Personal Budgeting Software for Windows, Mac, iOS and Android
Apple iPad Tutorials, iPhone Tutorials and Mac Tutorials from ScreenCastsOnline
Learn a New Skill Online, on Your Time
‎Just Press Record on the App Store
Download Audiobooks with Audible.com
Zapier | The easiest way to automate your work
Upgrade - Relay FM