““Consumer electronics companies should offer a sprawling array of products” is just a bit of conventional wisdom flotsam. It’s a spaghetti-against-the wall approach: send it all out into the market and see what sticks. Many analysts — and, seemingly, most gadget company executives — cannot be disabused of this notion, evidence be damned. It’s an article of faith, a crutch for those with no product vision or taste.1”