iPod Shuffle, cabled EarPods drafted in retro tech revival

The iPod Shuffle and other older devices are enjoying a resurgence, fueled by social media users finding new ways to make use of the outdated technology.A trend on social media involves old technology, but rather than examining the hardware as artifacts, it’s taken a different approach. This time, the trend is all about using bygone devices in new ways, different from their intended purpose.The profile on the trend by The Information covers a number of initiatives that caught social media user’s attention, starting with the viral clip by Celeste Tice. In the viral TikTok video, which trended in December, Tice talked about the “vintage” iPod Shuffle, and used it as a hair clip. Read more…
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