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The asymmetrical design of the analog sticks is based on ergonomics and the typical use case. The left stick is at the neutral position for your left thumb, while the buttons on the right are at the neutral position for your right thumb. The vast majority of the time, you will be using the left stick and right buttons, so it makes sense that they are ...
It's an ergonomics matter. The upper control faces are the fallow areas where the thumbs rest, and the contain the most important controls - controls for movement (which need analogue stick control because of the prevalence of 3D environments) and controls for core player actions (which involve discrete events that map directly to buttons). Meanwhile the ...
Another solution (along the lines of @JohnGB's answer but with no supplemental cables needed) is to use a newer type of power strip that can accommodate large AC adaptors without blocking other outlets. One novel design is the Quirky PowerPivot that bends not only to accommodate large power "bricks" but also to fit in your space neatly:
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