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Dean Roddey19-Apr-19 7:46
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raddevus18-Apr-19 9:25
mvaraddevus18-Apr-19 9:25 
One of the better rants I've come across.
I think in general you are ranting about :

Design Versus Defaults!

In other words, why do people supposedly design devices that are not actually designed at all but are just knee-jerk reactions to a problem.

Someone recently told me they he "Finally got my garage door set up on wifi. It took me a long time though.".

I shivered a bit as I imagined his garage door being opened by random hackers on the Internet.

It makes no sense to create a garage door opener that uses wifi and connects to the Internet.

He also mentioned that it takes a bit for his phone to connect to his wifi anyways so it takes a while to use it each time.
But many manufacturers just default to wifi when they should just use local wireless like bluetooth.

I created such a device and it was really quite easy and very inexpensive (Never Buy A Garage Door Remote Again: Open Your Door With Your Android Phone (via Bluetooth)[^]).

Also, even if you want to know if your garage door is up or down from a remote location that is still possible without forcing the user to connect his garage door to the Internet.

Well, that is design by default instead of design through thinking and choosing the proper devices and services.
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