I have never had an energy saving bulb, you insensitive clod. I have LED torch though, which still works very well.
Child pornography is the Digital Godwin. So if budget has to be made available, and ridicule from the thinking part of the world ensured, this is a valid argument.
Now that glow bulbs are illegal, here, they become more and more expensive. Led lights are legal, but they do not yet give off a warm and comfortable light.
It is about early to ask about smart watches. How about first asking what it would take people to buy a smart phone, or a smart television? Personally, perhaps threats of cruel death, on all three accounts.
In the Netherlands, many immigrants drive old run-down mercedeses, because of status, and because they are fairly cheap to buy. However, they cannot afford the maintenance, which is rather expensive with old run-down cars. I can imagine a similar situation in the US.
But for road maintenance there is car ownership tax (called road tax) 30 to a 100 dollars per months, depending on car size and weight. And rush hour tax coming soon. Fuel tax is just general income for the government.
The first prototypes for 4K and 8K were demonstrated at the same time, somewhere about 2010. I think we are moving a bit fast through the standards, hence I will skip the 4K hype and perhaps I will hop back on the pixel train when 8K monitor enter production, in about 5 years. Moreover, edgelit panels will likely have vanished completely, by then.
And sharks with frickin' laser beams attached to their heads!
Adds that play 'you are an idiot', loud and repeatedly, so that my enemies will becomes the laughing stock of their workplace.
Go print your own house!
Gladiatus, Travian and the like. Then playing brain games on web interfaces, like go and sometimes chess.
For your information and pleasure: https://what-if.xkcd.com/13/
One nanobitcoin per day.
I have a Nokia. They last forever, and never become 'old phones'. They stay alright as long as I will.
Very low quality pdf, and in Dutch... but it is what you asked for.