"I really hate x, y, and z about my iPhone. Can you help me pick an iPhone that won't have these issues?"
"No, but the Pixel 4a is pretty good."
Doing Free Tech Support got a lot easier once I realized I don't actually have to convince people that the thing I'm suggesting is a good solution.
I can just say, "Well, that's my advice. Good luck," and walk away.
@embr Indeed! I didn't mention that I suggest Linux to people because folks on Twitter would be annoyed, and I don't yet for phones, but we're getting there!
@tindall @embr Why would people be annoyed? 😲 I recently completely reinstalled a machine for a family friend (he was fed up with Windows being slow and constantly updating and rolling back the updates), so he got a KDE put up and pimped out a little.
He was surprised the browser is a bit different, but that recent Firefox update arrived for Windows people too...