WHY CANT WE HAVE STANDARDIZED DEVICES?
“I’m sorry sir; you have a 1992 Ford Fairlane. That requires an Olsen, octagon, size 3, 16 volt battery. They just don’t make them anymore. Maybe if you searched the internet…”
This is what we have today with pc batteries, pc, cell phone, gps, and tablet chargers. Every make and model has a different battery, charger, and charger connection. I have at least 6 cell phone chargers that are all perfectly good except I no longer have a cell phone that they will connect to. I have 3 different lithium batteries for three different pc. I have only one working pc. All three batteries are perfectly good. All three are the exact size and shape. Only one will properly connect and power my only working pc.
This all is such a waste!
For awhile there I thought Apple had it right. At least all apple products had compatible chargers and connectors. Now the new i-phone has changed that.
Why is it so hard to have standardized batteries, chargers, and connections? Our flashlights, remotes, toys and other devices all run on standardized batteries. AA, AAA, C, or D…is that so hard?
Our government passes about one zillion laws every year. Virtually every law makes our life more complicated and confusing. Why won’t one legislator introduce a law that all electronic devices have standardized batteries, standardized battery chargers, and standardized connections to these batteries and their chargers? Why is that so hard?
I’m thinking of running for congress with only one item on my agenda. Standardize all electronic device batteries, chargers, and connections!
“Cranky, what is your position on immigration?”
“Don’t care, don’t have a position.”
“Well…er…how do you feel about taxes?”
“Don’t like them, gotta have them.”
“Never had one.”
“Should not be mandatory.”
“Why, Cranky, should anyone in the great State of New Jersey, ever consider voting for you to be their representative in Washington?”
“I want a law that will standardize size and shape of all electronic device batteries, chargers, and connections!”
CRANKY ELECTED TO CONGRESS BY A LANDSLIDE!!