I'm going to miss not having skyshards and lorebooks on console. I suppose i can just make a new PC character and run it side by side. Or heck, i'm sure there's plenty of youtub vids showing where that stuff is by region.
The min/max numbers nonsense is meaningless to me as well. Just not important when playing. I do use research timer which is also very handy, but that one is easy to work without. just have to check in when loading up. I always try and stop near a bench when done for the day