prone to scratching

By Hal Canary, 2005-09-26 13:46:52 (link)

Remember the iPod? Why do you think it was so prone to scratching and going all gunky after a year in your pocket? Why would Apple build a handheld technology out of materials that turned to shit if you looked at them cross-eyed? It's because the iPod was only meant to last a year!

Cory Doctorow (source)