Good rant..... twisty cables lol, nice.
I bought two Altec Lansing speaker systems 1.5 years ago, one seldom works and another makes annoying buzzing sounds when it feels like. These things
always break after 12 months of use, they're designed to annoy the f#$#@ out of you AFTER the warranty period so you buy a new one. Thing is they
don't just break, they cause various annoying problems and simply don't work as they should.
In past 4 years I had about 6 DVD drives, one was even "made in USA" (I kid you not) but I later found out on forums that its only actually
assembled in US, specifically its casing is assembled, the rest is made in China. Its Plextor if you guessed.
Then there's the windshield fluid which says it freezes on -30 but it will freeze on 0 degrees celsius lol, then you have the 400 euro service bill
after the pump gets broken because of it.
Don't get me started on computer software quality...
. People who shouldn't even be allowed to use any digital device end up making your GUIs
My Sennheiser headphones are already cracked on both sides after 1 year of use, noticed just recently, they'll break up completely eventually but I
already have experience with gluing headphones because I also have overpriced bang & olufsen ones which are glued about 8 times.
That's just some of it, I could talk about this all day... I have daily experiences with crappy gizmos at my workplace. I still have a HP printer
that works after 20 years and godly amount of pages printed, but new ones won't last a year.