READER BRUCE KLINK EMAILS: “The Cult of the iPod insists that you blog on when, and to what, that you upgrade to from the awful earbuds that Apple supplies…”

Actually, on the recommendation of several readers, I got a pair of Sennheiser PX-100 collapsible headphones. Pretty cheap, and better than the Apple earbuds — though I don’t like earbuds of any kind.