Who’s excited about the new iPhone release? Has it ignited a desire so white hot you spent the end of last week camped out along a major high street or furiously locked in a silent digital bidding war. No? Here at BuyMeOnce HQ, we’ve been left reeling from the latest revelation that the lifespan of an iPhone is just one year.
Good news Monday! Europe continues its fight against planned obsolescence by approving a resolution to make the EU Commission, member states and producers take action toward improving product repairability. A recent press release revealed that MEPs voted 662 to 32 to promote longer product lifespans “by tackling programmed obsolescence for tangible goods and for software.”