To Apple, it doesn't matter if their technological wunderkind is useful, as long as it's pretty.
Thus the need for someone else to come in and clean up their mess.
[BlueLounge Jimi USB Port Extension for iMac]
God bless capitalism. I suppose now would be a good time to say I'm grateful I live in a free country where we have a choice on what products we use, and are free to innovate when those products don't meet our needs.
Except, you know, health insurance.