Upgradeable TV: Brilliant or Crazy?

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Adeniji Kayode
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Re: Yes, of course upgrade
Adeniji Kayode   1/10/2013 11:46:37 AM
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I will not not actually say it will reduce the e-waste but "postpone it" because owners of upgradeable TV will eventually dispose it.

Adeniji Kayode
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Re: Yes, of course upgrade
Adeniji Kayode   1/10/2013 11:35:17 AM
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One of the benefits of upgradable TV should be lower cost because the consumer is willing to retain his choice electronic and so the manufacturer should be willing to reward them.

t.alex
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Re: Yes, of course upgrade
t.alex   1/9/2013 8:28:17 PM
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Yeh, think about handphone. Would you want to upgrade your iphone 3G to newer software or would you want to buy the latest model? 

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Re: Yes, of course upgrade
Clairvoyant   1/9/2013 2:13:33 PM
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I think upgradable TV is a great idea. It can be lower cost to the consumer, and reduce waste.

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Upgradeable everything
Barbara Jorgensen   1/9/2013 11:17:11 AM
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I agree 100% in buying things that last, even if they are not the latest version. I wish I could afford to replace my phone, TV, fridge, computer  etc.  every time something catches my fancy...then again, even if I could afford it, I'm not sure I would. The stuff I have now is better than the stuff I had a few years ago and better yet, I already know how it works. Incremental upgrades are not engough incentive, for me, at least, to junk electronics that still work well

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Re: Yes, of course upgrade
EBNBlogger   1/9/2013 10:48:26 AM
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Well, unfortunately not until it is the only option left.

Stupid? Yes. If we would work now on what we will eventually have anyway, it will be so much less painful.

This is not a new scenario. In the past, almost all equipment was upgradable and repairable. It was so because the cost of the equipment was so high and scarce that anything else was unthinkable.

We will get to that type of situation again eventually when resources are scarce.

It is just a matter of time.

But, until then, we will continue to create a mountain of garbage out of a river of oil.

But, maybe, just maybe, someone with adequate finances and a heart will see this post and do something about it.

I doubt it, the likehood of someone having money and a heart are as like as frost at the equater in July.

Negative view? Yes. As long as money trumphs morals, very negative.

 

 

 

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Re: Yes, of course upgrade
Ariella   1/9/2013 10:05:07 AM
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@EBNblogger How soon do you think such a set up will become available? As for me, I'm always for making things last rather than just throwing them out when a new model comes along.

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Upgrading TV or Hardware
Jacob   1/9/2013 1:28:05 AM
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Barbara, upgradable TV is a good option provided technology or updation is happening only in software side. If the updations are happening in hardware parts like monitor/screen, sound system etc, then it cannot be addressed by such evolution kits. A mere replacement is the only possibility.

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Re: What is cost for upgrade?
t.alex   1/8/2013 8:28:11 PM
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What are the stuff that can be upgraded? Is it just the software inside the box? How about the TV display quality and other hardware related?

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What is cost for upgrade?
_hm   1/8/2013 8:16:59 PM
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Did Samsung talked about cost? I will doubt they will offer good price.

Do Samsung offer good price for spares and accessories? No. This can be considered part of upgrade.

How much does USB key to make TV wireless cost?

Unless price is very low, this concept may not fly.

 

 

 

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