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News: Apple warns of static shock from iPod earphones

Apple has posted a new support document warning iPhone and iPod users of possible shock from their earbuds. Titled ”Apple Earbuds and static electricity,” the article states that “it’s possible to receive a small and quick electrical (static) shock from your earbuds while listening to iPod or iPhone.” The article goes on to offer a basic description of static electricity, noting that the “condition is not limited…