Subject: Re: Apple admits hobbling old phones to "save batteries"
On 2017-12-23 16:22, android wrote:
> On 2017-12-23 15:04:31 +0000, android said:
>> On 2017-12-22 23:52:36 +0000, RichA said:
>>> On Thursday, 21 December 2017 07:50:42 UTC-5, RichA wrote:
>>> This is like that egomaniacal a-- Elon Musk telling people if they
>>> use their Tesla's for anything but personal driving, he'd cut off
>>> their ability to charge.
>> Electrical cars are fuled by that that's i the socket of your wall.
> Maybe a clarification is in order: Electricity are not self generated so
> if the last kWh is generated with coal then it's coal that powers your
> car and so on... Every time you make an energy conversion from like coal
> to electricity you have huge looses in energy efficiency. Conclusion:
> electrical cars won't be safe to environment until we generate
> electricity with hydrogen reactors.
That is arguable.
For instance, it is possible that fuel is better burnt and with higher
efficiency on those places than in a small car.
Then there are solar plants, windmills, hydro, etc.