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Comment Re:give us stuff we actually want. (Score 1) 59

Why cant phone manufacturers provide a product with features people actually want? a charger that doesnt change every year, removable storage, replaceable battery, support for multiple sims?

They do already. My phone (Cubot GT72E) has all that, and it was only $60 new.

Comment Re:Robo Cars Will be More Fuel Efficient (Score 1) 252

So as long as we worship the stock market and quarterly revenues so we can calculate executive bonuses ... the cost of no consumer good will ever go down, because the people selling it will actively just find new ways to justify raising the price.

New PCs used to cost thousands and now cost a few hundred.

"The number of Unix installations has grown to 10, with more expected." -- The Unix Programmer's Manual, 2nd Edition, June, 1972