Apple earbuds for the iPhone 5: WTF?

By Mad Dog
Published: Oct 20, 2012

First, the human ear is not, as Jonny Ive puts it, "so" unique. ("Unique" is an absolute; something cannot be more unique, less unique or most unique.) Then consider the alleged breakthrough. Apple did not know the shape of the human ear when it produced iPhones 1-5? They put out those cruddy ear buds because that was the best they could do? Or was it their secret plan to promote the Shure earbuds I love so much?