quality

  • You get what you pay for, with SSDs and just about everything else

    You get what you pay for, with SSDs and just about everything else

    My aunt called last night to ask about a laptop she saw advertised in the weekly circular. It had most of the features she wanted, and was priced lower via the ad than she'd seen online for a similarly configured laptop. This led to a brief discussion of name brand preferences for laptops, and the price differences between them. I had to explain to my aunt that you get what you pay for: a laptop… Read More

  • You're worth it: How the "premium" perception is changing the way we buy gadgets

    You're worth it: How the "premium" perception is changing the way we buy gadgets

    This guy was asking the quality question way before the PSP Go The PSP Go just launched and the blogworld is in a tizzy about the price – $249 – and the apparent chintziness of this new PSP replacement. You see, the device doesn’t support Sony’s exciting UMD optical standard and is generally reported as “feeling” cheaper than the bulky but solid PSP. The PSP Go… Read More