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Why replace that gadget? An upgrade may be better

By Scott Kirsner
Globe Correspondent / July 21, 2008

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Obsoleting obsolescence: One of the holy grails for parsimonious gadget lovers is a device that can be perennially upgraded - instead of buying a new one, just swap out the software. Joshua Martin, an analyst at Yankee Group in Boston, thinks the consumer electronics industry may finally be waking up to the importance of this, citing Microsoft's plan to overhaul ... (Full article: 718 words)

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