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#116: Can They Do that? The Edge - Tech Companies Radically Change Products with Updates. Is that fair‪?‬ Mark Stross' Techbyte Show: The Edge in Everyday Technology

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Technology products today are only as good as the software in them. Most digital products have occasional software updates; to fix bugs and enhance features. But what if the company took the update a step further, and actually changed key functions of the device? Mark discusses how this can happen and does more often than anyone would like to think it does. Does a company have the right to fundamentally alter a device you own by changing the software? What happens if you don't like the updates? Should this be allowed? What are your thoughts?


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Technology products today are only as good as the software in them. Most digital products have occasional software updates; to fix bugs and enhance features. But what if the company took the update a step further, and actually changed key functions of the device? Mark discusses how this can happen and does more often than anyone would like to think it does. Does a company have the right to fundamentally alter a device you own by changing the software? What happens if you don't like the updates? Should this be allowed? What are your thoughts?


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Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/mark-stross/support

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