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GeneralRe: Sonos makes it clear: You no longer own the things you buy Pin
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When the general public are screaming, they often are the culprit themselves...

Norway went from analog to digital radio broadcasting 2-3 years ago. The change was finally decided in 2011, and completed, region by region, from January to December 2017. Everbody knew that it would be coming, everybody complained about the mountain of FM radios that were rendered useless when the FM transmitters were turned off.

But between the 2011 decision to close down FM and the actual turnoff, five million pure FM radios were bought by the public (counting about 5 mill people). The question of switching to DAB had been hot in media since at least 2005; noone could claim that "I didn't know!" Everone knew very well. I was into discussions with people insisting that they couldn't get a DAB radio for their new car - but when I dug up the brochures from the importer, showing them that DAB-radio had been standard-equipment for two years, an FM-only radio had to be explicitly selected, they admitted that they were so much against the switching to DAB that they had deliberately made that selection... (Believe it or not: I met several people doing that!) Note that till this day, I have not yet seen a single DAB radio that does not handle FM as well; you wouldn't loose anything by buying a DAB radio. (There are DAB adapters intended for plugging into an FM radio Line In; they do not need an FM tuner, but they are adapters, not complete radio receivers.)

And by the way: The mountain of discarded FM radios failed to materialize. Maybe it made a bare noticable hump on top of the mountain of mobile phones that people throw away after two years of use. (Actually, it is close to three years nowadays, but that is because people are holding their breath waiting for 5G.)
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NewsAnnouncing dual-screen preview SDKs and Microsoft 365 Developer Day Pin
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NewsMicrosoft boffin inadvertently highlights .NET image woes by running C# on Windows 3.11 Pin
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