Apple Patent Threatens to Revive the Worst iPod nano Ever →

Tim Hardwick at MacRumors, writing two days too late for this to be an April Fools joke:

Apple has designs on a future AirPods case featuring a built-in touchscreen display that would enable users to control audio sources and interact with apps associated with the connected device, according to a newly published patent.

Filed by Apple in September 2021 and published last week by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, “Devices, Methods, and Graphical User Interface Interactions with a Headphones Case” clearly depicts various embodiments for such a design, complete with images of AirPods and a touchscreen on the case’s front.

These have the same energy, and it’s not energy we need in the world again:

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