The running joke was that people who didn’t understand technology didn’t reset their VCR clocks.

Blinking VCR Clock GIF | Gfycat

And yet we did it for our alarm clocks, no worries.

It’s not because we didn’t have enough knowledge to read the manual, but rather more likely that users in general determined there was no need for a VCR to have a clock when many had a watch and/or were committed to not needing to know the time.

When DVD Players came along, the clocks were gone.

What features are you dragging around in your product?

Want more? Check out my book Code Your Way Up – available as an eBook or Paperback on Amazon (CAN and US).  I’m also the co-host of the Remotely Prepared podcast.


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