Will This Little Rubber Thing End Earbud Tangles?

I’ve bitched about tangled earbuds in this space before and although I’ve tried several methods of keeping the goddam things under control, everything has failed. Maybe it’s me. Or maybe there’s some kind of malevolent force in the universe that causes earbuds to spontaneously contract into Gordian knots. My current theory is that it has something to do with dark matter.

Tangled earbuds

Until the people at CERN figure it out, we’re left with various gadgetry designed to sort things out. The latest attempt is the Spoolee. This may have promise. See a full preview at TechCrunch.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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