18 megs of mobile traffic

While purchasing a couple of USB sticks from, via Google Checkout(GC) I was surprised how many emails they sent me.

  1. GC – order receipt
  2. E – order confirmation
  3. GC – you’ve received a note from E
  4. E – Payment processed
  5. E – Order dispatched
  6. GC – Your order has dispatched (sent twice?!)

I guess it is a minor improvement they’re not sending any PDF/Word attachments of invoices. This is still all too common. :(
I now notice on my Internet Banking application on Barclays I get these cryptic reference codes when money goes out like:

REF 195 6847321804 BCC

Anyone know how I can make that useful?


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