As winter seems to never want to end, perhaps this is a good time to roll up with a good comic book – or maybe 15,000. For a limited time, to celebrate SXSW Interactive 2014, Marvel is offering unlimited access to their massive collection, spanning their 75 years, for an entire month, for under a dollar.
After a sneak preview at Apple’s iOS in the Car standard unveiled at the Apple Wordwide Developer Conference back in June, Apple is officially rolling it out as CarPlay and will be shown off through leading manufacturers this week at the Geneva International Motor Show.
You can find lots of things that are given away for free on Kijiji – a major on-line marketplace – but it’s rare that it’s a big-ticket item, something as significant as a house. Back in mid-January, Canadian country recording star Jason Hastie, along with his wife Gina, posted an ad on Kijiji offering their mid-century 1952 Calgary, Alberta house in the community of Killarney (in the vicinity of 26 Ave and 31 Street SW) for sale and listed it as “free”.
Some things like books, gadgets, and auto parts are great to buy on-line – it’s convenient, quick, and almost always automated. On the other hand, things like clothing, shoes, and other items that require personalized fitting or are very touchy-feely are best bought in person. But the in-store experience often lacks the ease at which an on-line transaction can be completed.
Just as people settled in on the name SkyDrive, Microsoft has just announced that it will soon become OneDrive; a place that despite all the devices you have in your life, you can find and store all of your important documents, photos, videos and important stuff, all in one place.