The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @mjtsai ever

July 20th, 2017

@OluseyiSonaiya @nickheer I completely agree with you about those app types. Which is why I think they’re trying to… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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@jgordonshare @OluseyiSonaiya @nickheer I was gonna say no because data is unlocked, on a server, like a Twitter cl… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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@nickheer @OluseyiSonaiya So in a way one of them is always going to be over or under charged. With old model: can… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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@nickheer @OluseyiSonaiya One issue with subscriptions is that the person happy with the current features and the o… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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@jgordonshare @OluseyiSonaiya @nickheer I don’t see data lock going away for most app types. How often do two apps… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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@OluseyiSonaiya @nickheer Agree that they don’t perceive future benefit. But my guess is people who use journalling… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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@OluseyiSonaiya @nickheer That makes sense. Do you think most of the anti-subscription folks are infrequent users of those apps?

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@OluseyiSonaiya @nickheer But I don’t really see how micro transactions/metering works for apps that you use regula… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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@OluseyiSonaiya @nickheer For that case, it seems like a win-win to pay $1 to use the current version than to keep… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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@nickheer Good points. I’ve also heard feature bloat predicted as a result of having to justify paid upgrades.

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@JDdallwitz Yes, I would re-evaluate if that happens. I could also imagine Apple offering a good-enough basic solut… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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@Mglo @siegel :-) I already have people accusing me of sending them more spam after they install the app.

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@JDdallwitz I spent years getting family members to use it. It continues to work well for them, so no reason to make them change.

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@LK64076007A Goods points, although to some extent a good to-do app eliminates the need for paying an assistant $$$.

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@LK64076007A So make more kinds of apps and more niche apps? Yes, probably lots of opportunities there.

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@LK64076007A What are you suggesting? More segmentation?

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@Mglo @siegel You’re welcome! Although, honestly I didn’t intend to provide *that* good of a deal. A paid upgrade is in development.

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@Jon_Alper Yeah, I understand that some people just don’t like subscriptions on principle. There are some good arguments on that side.

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Click Mount in Disk Utility, drive not mounted, get an alert telling me to mount it with Disk Utility. :(

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Productivity Apps and Subscription Pricing: mjtsai.com/blog/2017/07/2…

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