A Disaster Is Unfolding in Consumer Tech

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold is just the tip of the iceberg

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TThe weirder the tech, the longer you should wait to buy it. It’s a well-worn piece of advice that faded in the smartphone era, as our handheld computers conformed to a rectangular standard and companies like Apple encouraged us to upgrade them every year, as if buying an iPhone X was equivalent to a teeth…