What Customers Want for the Holidays
Via Kottke, I really thought this article was spot on. For those of us who like to think that we're early adopters -- and frankly, I'm a wannabe early adopter, at best -- the things technology firms do with products are insanely frustrating. The article is here...I must say it's good stuff. Here's one of the ten ways it suggests:
IX. Thou shalt not hog the power strip. If a power cord absolutely must incorporate one of those big black transformer bricks, how about putting it in the middle of the cord? When the transformer brick is at the prong end, it hogs three slots on our power strips or both outlets on the wall, and that's just greedy.
Really...it's simple stuff like this that makes loyal customers. Something to think about.