Which of the following best completes the passage below?
Sales campaigns aimed at the faltering personal computer market have strongly emphasized ease of use, called user-friendliness. This emphasis is oddly premature and irrelevant in the eyes of most potential buyers, who are trying to address the logically prior issue of whether----
(A) user-friendliness also implies that owners can service their own computers
(B) personal computers cost more the more user-friendly they are
(C) currently available models are user-friendly enough to suit them
(D) the people promoting personal computers use them in their own homes
(E) they have enough sensible uses for a personal computer to justify the expense of buying one
would go with E.
A) "..emphasized on ease of use.." this doesn't suggest whether the PCs are easily serviceable. A is out
B) noone is talking of the cost. too narrow. out.
C) until one start using the PC, one won't get an idea what actually is required. there is no point of reference with which new models can be compared. out.
D) this is out of question.
E) yes, one to one relation. time/cost trade-off.