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Logitech set off a nuclear bomb among its customer base when it was widely revealed yesterday that Harmony Link devices will be bricked in March 2018. There is nothing physically wrong with the devices, and they currently function normally, but Logitech indicated that an expiring technology certificate license was the reason for the slamming the door on the device. Needless to say, the negative reaction from Harmony Link owners came swiftly, with many of them vowing to never buy Logitech products again and many others going off on long, profanity-laced tirades. Once news of the impending forced bricking spread around the internet, Logitech has been forced to go into full damage control mode.... Read more...
When customer purchase electronics, they typically expect for those devices to have a long useful life as long as they are kept in good condition. Those devices might lose warranty support and functionality updates as the years pass, but their functionality is typically not impeded. Logitech, however, is drawing the ire of customers after it announced that the Harmony Link will effectively be bricked in March 2018. The Harmony Link was first introduced back in 2011 and was a popular add-on for those that bought into the Harmony family of universal remote controls. The Harmony Link allows customers with smartphones and tablets to control their TVs, consoles, and audio systems (among thousands... Read more...