ALERT

[FREE DEMO] Deploy Your Enterprise Cloud in Minutes

Gadget Fatigue

Definition - What does Gadget Fatigue mean?

Gadget fatigue describes a state that occurs when a user becomes confused, indecisive and overwhelmed when selecting technological or digital gadgets. The condition is usually precipitated by the release of several gadgets that share the same features and capabilities or are only marginally different from pre-existing product versions.

Techopedia explains Gadget Fatigue

When numerous and similar products are released, gadget fatigue is a common result, effectively creating mental fatigue for end users that select or upgrade products, ranging from small handheld devices/gadgets to computers, laptops, tablet PCs and smartphones.

Gadget fatigue inevitably occurs due to a vendor's haste to grab market share by launching newer product versions. Similarly, other vendors also may launch newer version products, flooding the market well ahead of real customer demand.

Techopedia Deals

Connect with us

Techopedia on Linkedin
Techopedia on Linkedin
Tweat cdn.techopedia.com
"Techopedia" on Twitter


'@Techopedia'
Sign up for Techopedia's Free Newsletter!

Email Newsletter

Join thousands of others with our weekly newsletter

Resources
The 4th Era of IT Infrastructure: Superconverged Systems
The 4th Era of IT Infrastructure: Superconverged Systems:
Learn the benefits and limitations of the 3 generations of IT infrastructure – siloed, converged and hyperconverged – and discover how the 4th...
Approaches and Benefits of Network Virtualization
Approaches and Benefits of Network Virtualization:
Businesses today aspire to achieve a software-defined datacenter (SDDC) to enhance business agility and reduce operational complexity. However, the...
Free E-Book: Public Cloud Guide
Free E-Book: Public Cloud Guide:
This white paper is for leaders of Operations, Engineering, or Infrastructure teams who are creating or executing an IT roadmap.
Free Tool: Virtual Health Monitor
Free Tool: Virtual Health Monitor:
Virtual Health Monitor is a free virtualization monitoring and reporting tool for VMware, Hyper-V, RHEV, and XenServer environments.
Free 30 Day Trial – Turbonomic
Free 30 Day Trial – Turbonomic:
Turbonomic delivers an autonomic platform where virtual and cloud environments self-manage in real-time to assure application performance.