I love the accessibility of computers lately. A nice drop in price, easier to configure. It’s like they want people to own computers!
And then they kill ya. They kill you with ink prices. They kill you, SLAUGHTER you, with prices for ethernet cable. I just paid $14 for a whopping 3 feet of low end cable from Staples. Apparently, their website is the only place that carries the $8 cable. I would have asked for help, but the Dubuque store seems to have no employees other than the ones at the register.
Because the cable is so short, I can’t put my printer in the nice little computer armoire I have, but I have to put it on top. My fault for not spending over $30 on cable, I guess.
Seriously, how can they justify ethernet cable being so bloody expensive? It appears to be nothing more than a glorified phone cable. I can pick that up at the dollar store.
I just hope that the ink lasts a bit. I bought a network printer (hence the need for the ethernet cable) so would like it to last a little longer than one refill and the computer is utter crap and it’s more sensible to buy a new one rather than replace the ink.
A girl can dream, I suppose
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