Force Fed Technology That The Average Consumer Doesn't Need

Posted on Wednesday, May 14 2008 @ 07:50 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
To help me convince you that this is also true for the computer hardware industry, tell me if you have heard of anyone saying, "Man I just bought this computer 6 months ago and it is now obsolete!". But who dictates that a computer is obsolete? Just because Rev.B of your motherboard came out, or the latest processor is 200Mhz faster than yours doesn't mean your computer is obsolete. If it accomplishes the tasks you need, it is only obsolete when it won't do a specific task for you, and nothing less. The computer industry will try to convince you that yours is obsolete by releasing a new product every six months in order to keep their sales figures high and put pressure on the layman to replce their computer.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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