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Old 05-15-2010, 08:43 AM   #25 (permalink)
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I think folks have gone off the deep end on wireless conveniences.

who REALLY needs a wireless keyboard when the thing never leaves the spot in front of the monitor? Why are those batteries being put into play there?!?

Who REALLY wants to make charging a car inefficient? The parking spot idea is good since it can make physical contact w/the car after some handshake/protocol possible accounting, but the wireless charger is not the best use of energy.

I don't even like cordless mowers, I want my mower to work reliably and always, and man does it have some oomph, puts my old gasser to shame. And I'm not pushing a battery pack over every square inch of the lawn, just have to mow in a pattern away from the outlet so I don't cut the cord.

Convenience can be costly, in materials and efficiency.
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