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Products are not designed for maximum usefulness, they are designed specifically to break, go out-of fashion, and/or be supplanted by a better version.

How many iPods have there been? Companys need no help in designing their products, they know exactly what you want and need - they have to, so they can keep it just outof reach, lest you be content and stop buying.

Wikipedia has a disturbing article on Planned Obsolescence. (see link) :(

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