Apple Exploring Earbud Tech That Can Compensate For Specific Fit In Each User's Ear

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http://techcrunch.com – The USPTO is big on Apple patents this morning, with a new application published around earbud technology spotted by AppleInsider. Apple’s own earbud designs have been mostly underwhelming, even if the last change for the stock set that comes with iPhones and iPods was an improvement. The new patent application describes tech that could be truly game-changing, however, by adjusting earbud output to match any user’s specific ear canal size and shape. The somewhat sci-fi patent applications describes a method that measures earbud fit based on various signals, including electrical cur (IT news)