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#1 +bman

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Posted 03 April 2014 - 04:04

I am always looking for useful services. For example,

 

Rdio

Feedly

Plex

Google Storage

Amazon Prime

Trak.tv

Office 365

 

These are some that I pay for, I find them useful and are worth the price. I know your saying, why do you want to find more things to pay money too, it's weird, but if there is something out there that maybe I don't know about, but could use, well there ya go.

 

Just wondering what everyone here uses, what they are willing to pay, find useful. Apps that are better with the paid version, subscriptions offering a service of some sort, etc. Anything really. Just interested at the very least.




#2 +Bamsebjørn

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Posted 03 April 2014 - 04:36

For me, only these:

 

Netflix

Office 365

Skype Premium



#3 +virtorio

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Posted 03 April 2014 - 05:10

Spotify is the only service I pay for, that I can remember anyway.



#4 leesmithg

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Posted 03 April 2014 - 05:15

Hotmail Plus

Amazon Prime

Norton Internet Security

MailWasher Pro

Admuncher (Lifetime)

Zentimo (Lifetime)

KeyScrambler

Sticky Password

O&O Defrag



#5 +Frank B.

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Posted 03 April 2014 - 05:21

Spotify
Skype Premium
Amazon Prime

#6 Colicab

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Posted 03 April 2014 - 06:25

Phone
Net
Webhost

That`s it.

Generally if the basic version of something is good i,ll use that, if not I ignore it. I`m not too fussed about being a premium user for much



#7 +zhiVago

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Posted 03 April 2014 - 06:48

I used to have TechNet and Skype. The former is gone and I have little use for the latter.

 

Subscription-based services are evil. We are already burdened by the utilities, cable, cell-phone bills, not to mention rent/mortgage/maintenance monthly payments.

 

It's best to buy something by paying only once and use it forever than to keep feeding a company every month.

 

From a corporation's point of view, however, it's best for them to get us hooked on their monthly plans because this gives them guaranteed positive cash flow.



#8 +ChuckFinley

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Posted 03 April 2014 - 07:59

Used to have Technet,

 

Have hosting with Feral Hosting now. Used to have a Tagadab VPS.

 

That's about it. 



#9 Deleted Bye

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Posted 03 April 2014 - 08:14

one that you may like and find useful since you are from Canada... Fongo. Used to be called Dell Voice. Free actual real phone number, unlimited calling to most of Canada (especially in your area of Ontario). Check it out. Dependent on your location, you may not even have to pay other than the optional $1.99/$2.99 price to remove ads depending on if you have IOS or Andriod



#10 +Chicane-UK

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Posted 03 April 2014 - 08:19

* Spotify

* Netflix

* Private Internet Access (VPN with multiple points of presence)

* A basic web hosting package

 

The VPN thing I only signed up for so that I could access the US online store for a VMware product I wanted to buy, but a discount code was only valid for the US store. I've kept it on since as it's a pretty slick setup. Spotify and Netflix are pretty much essentials for me now. 



#11 blerk

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Posted 03 April 2014 - 08:22

Office 365.

 

I managed to get the University edition - and that is a very good deal.

  • 2 copies of Office 2011/2013 (Word/Excel/Powerpoint/Outlook/Publisher)
  • 60 minutes of Skype to landlines
  • 20GB of SkyDrive
  • 1 year of Xbox Live (..but why..)

.. and that's it :p



#12 Starbuck84

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Posted 03 April 2014 - 08:44

* Netflix

* Deezer

* STRATO HiDrive online storage

* One.com basic webhosting package

 

Netflix and Deezer are pretty much essential now, just click and play on a large number of devices. Love it.



#13 +FiB3R

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Posted 03 April 2014 - 08:51

Usenet and a seed box

Xbox Live

Amazon Prime (sucked in by the auto renewing trial)

#14 Elliot B.

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Posted 03 April 2014 - 09:09

My Direct Debits (so basically, on-going services) are:

  • My phone contract (£9.90 per month with Three, 1-month rolling contract, 200 minutes, unlimited texts/3G/4G)
  • Phone insurance with my bank (£9 per month, includes a £200 interest-free overdraft for emergencies)
  • Bus pass (£45 per month)

I've paid a one-off fee for a year of Xbox Live and PlayStation. Not sure if I'll re-subscribe to Xbox Live.



#15 +Majesticmerc

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Posted 03 April 2014 - 09:12

  • Spotify
  • Netflix
That's about it I think.