Irish Times – “Smart devices’ limited supports are ridiculous and damaging”

16 February 2023

Many large appliances lose support for so-called smart features after just a couple of years. That’s not good enough. , writes Karlin Lillington.

And then there’s the negative environmental impact when items lose key smart features and software support years before they’d otherwise be replaced. With large appliances, that means more go to landfill when otherwise functional.

Smaller digital devices also have significant environmental impacts, and should be used as long as possible.

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