yeah right! that's why they are ....top of their trees.

Popularity does bring out detractors but you are surely not denying the success and continued growth of those companies.

Incidentally and very relevantly this was in the BBC news the other day:

" <span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial, Helmet, Freesans, sans-serif; font-weight: bold; line-height: 18px; ">A "smart" internet-connected television that has the ability to have its hardware upgraded every year has been unveiled by Samsung.
<span style="font-size: 15px; color: rgb(80, 80, 80); font-family: Arial, Helmet, Freesans, sans-serif; line-height: 16px; ">It has an expansion slot allowing new kit to be added to boost processing performance and introduce new features.
The innovation may help reassure shoppers concerned about their screen becoming outdated."
Firmware updates could be achieved with current products .... and that may help reassure shoppers concerned about their screens becoming outdated - or even not up to the task.
Why the reluctance to sort this issue now?