Niantic, stop being allergic to L8 gear!
While this mostly applies to the new bounty program, it's also relevant to the Kinetic capsule program.
Regarding bounties, please just let it give level 8, it's already not that many items per day, it won't be game breaking, it's just sad looking at L7 gear.
And on KC programs, just do it, let us make X8's (at the same rate as X7's, but give the X7 program a bump up too). While I think the whole systems needs a bit of an overhaul, like letting us chose which items to sacrifice (instead of needing to capsule them up) and also just being way more flexible in how we can craft items/use KC's, just let us make X8s.
(I have more thoughts on the KC program, but that deserves it own post and would be a big change, while this would be a quick fix)
Oh, and please add
~Special bounties that can only be found as "drops" from random portals