Wednesday, November 28, 2012

SMS costs

DSLReports highlights a story decrying SMS (texting) costs in North America. In fact, it costs less to send data to Mars than to send a text to your friend, spouse, or family.

Their analysis assumes a text costs 5¢; some Canadian carriers charge as much as 25¢ per text.

Monday, November 12, 2012

Bonus offers

Dropbox Space Race
If you are a post-secondary student, you can gain extra space (anywhere from 3-25 GB, depending on your school) by giving them your university e-mail address. Sign up here: Dropbox Space Race

Orange Key
With savings interest rates so low, it is difficult to save up! ING Direct Canada (now owned by Scotiabank) is offering a $50 bonus for new customers with an Orange Key until December 31, 2012, at which point the bonus reverts to $25. For your referral key, see below.