As much as technology has changed, some of it has remained stagnant, unchained and still wreaking havoc with our nerves.
No, not that precious cell phone that all of a sudden got "smart," or the tablet you tote around so you can email on the go, check weather and know exactly how many points Tom Brady scored for you on this week's Fantasy Football report.
This anger isn't even directed toward your fancy laptop or gaming PC but rather a piece of that ensemble package that is as disposable as third friend in a buddy action comedy. Say hello to the printer.
Wireless or not, the printer is barely passable these days as far as technology and comprehension goes. I recently purchased a wireless printer, Epson, I believe was the name brand, and it took me most of the day to not only set it up but wait for this so called gem that is "wireless" service to kick in while I sat and updated my wireless network preferences enough times to want to say the heck with it and go all "Office Space" on this hunk of junk.
But alas, I work from home and need a printer, something so that I am not constantly clogging up the line at Fed Ex Kinkos to wait to put my debit card into a slot to use their printer, which is unbearably as slow as mine. Nothing like a turnstile type feel to wanting to print a copy of your W2 form to file your taxes, which ends up costing me about a third of what a printer would be to buy in the store.
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