The EarPods that come with the Apple iPhone now have three buttons – the volume controls and the centre button. You can use these to skip song tracks / audio book chapters, answer or decline phone calls and even take a photo! All this without touching the iPhone.
Ryan Maguire created a song from the sound bits removed by MP3 compression of Tom's Diner. He called it, "moDernisT", which is an anagram of the original song name. Suzanne Vega's hit was used as a testbed song by Karlheinz Brandenburg when he developed MP3. [more...]