I'd hate to see what your kitchen looks like
At a guess, very efficient.
If so, then it's an enormous—dare I say cavernous—kitchen. It would take a whole lot of room to efficiently organize and store all those single-use devices. There's a reason Alton Brown preaches the hatred of unitaskers.
Of course, comparing software to kitchen gadgets is pure folly anyway. "One tool, one job" makes sense for software, but not so much for most tasks in the physical world. Today's hard drives would be analogous to a far more spacious kitchen than even the richest of us could ever hope to have, and stringing together a series of single-use commands to accomplish computing tasks is altogether different than fumbling about with a handful of specialized utensils while trying to prepare dinner.
With all the ongoing debate about the current screwed state of copyright and "intellectual property", I thought it was a well-understood fact around here that information is different from material goods. This is just one more example of that difference.