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Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2017 19:38:20 -0500
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RichA<> wrote:

> Why is it these Millenial-friendly hightech companies all think they know
> better than the consumer? 

because the various companies have extensive repair, crash and
performance data that users do not.

> Why not advise people that this is the case and
> let them CHOOSE to reduce the speed of the device? 

because if users choose wrong (which they invariably will), the device
may crash, be permanently damaged or possibly worse.

new android malware cranks the cpu so hard that the phone
  The cryptocurrency mining module maintains a load sufficiently high
  enough to cause physical damage to a test device after two days