Ten Ways Gadget Companies Can Make Us Happy

By Deane Barker on November 7, 2005

10 Ways to Please Us, the Customers: Some brilliance here from a NY Times columnist on 10 ways electronics companies could not piss us off this holiday season. I like this one, but you’ll find yourself nodding in agreement with them all.

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.

Via Kottke.