Uh, You're a moron apparently. Or just another engineering student who can't read thoughtfully. I am saying it doesn't matter if the technology exists, it doesn't matter if they could easily develop this in under a year. They will not. I don't care what you and your professed expertise (way to brag about what you went to school for by the way) have to say about this because the actual technical details associated with the project are irrelevant. You keep talking about the practical difficulties in building the thing. It doesn't even get that far: the concept is dead on arrival.
The buzzphrase was used above: planned obsolescence. The bottom line for companies producing cell phones is that they make far more more money selling you five phones in five years instead of one or two. It's a simple fact of marketing that consumers are considerably more willing to pay a smaller amount multiple times than a larger amount fewer times. Individual, larger outlays of cash dissuade consumers. Consequently, the industry will continue to produce phones on the basis that you will replace your phone every year or two. It's no-brainer profit maximization.
Consequently, the "electronic waste" that this concept is designed to diminish is a necessary, unavoidable side effect of literally everyone's business model in the sector: they WANT you to throw away your old electronics when only one component is broken, because they WANT to be able to sell you the whole new phone. Why on Earth would they stop doing that when it's working so well for them? Particularly, why would they do that in favour of a product concept that will inevitably make them LESS money, given that a replacement part is inevitably going to cost less than a whole new phone would?
Apple was just one example because of the obvious-to-everyone hype that occurs every time a new generation of one of their products comes out, but this is nothing new and nothing that's particular to one company in this industry.
PhilNo. You are 100% wrong. This technology is NONEXISTENT. We DO NOT have modular personal electronics for a reason.
I didnt even bother to mention the size and weight this thing would be, a modular breadboard is not something made to be slim, rather for testing and designing.
Your little apple comment proves how ignorant you are towards the technology sector. They updated/replaced their flagship phone with a much more improved product without raising the price.
You realize a processor needs to know about all the components its running right? You cant just plug a battery in to the same place as the camera was and expect it to work, hell youd fry the entire circuit.
But of course in youre little world, you just attach another "Speed Blok" when your phone lows down and everything is all good.
-MK-Really cool, but like every other cool video people post on here, it never becomes a reality