Do consumers care whether or not you can repair hardware?
ttopp 1 year ago
As pretty much every tear down of recent Apple products has shown, they are not making many things that are easily repairable, if repairable at all. This makes sense to some degree at the low end of the spectrum. After all, if my $75 Acme smartphone breaks....meh. However, if my $500 off contract iPhone breaks....wahhhhh! This is true for Macs as well, and at this point we are talking about machines that can literally cost thousands of dollars being so difficult to repair that they almost become disposable. Has the product cycle gotten so short that people really don't care about this any longer, or are most people just living in a world of blissful ignorance (or possibly with "it won't happen to me" syndrome)?
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