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Best of the Rest: Origin of White Earbuds, Retro NES Guitar

There's a load of great tech news happening out there every day, and, unfortunately, we just can't cover it all. Here are a few of the other noteworthy things we saw today on our never-ending journey through the wild, wild Web.
  • Apple gets a lot of credit for its iconic white earbud, but the Cupertino company wasn't first. White buds started popping up with transistor radios over four decades ago. [From: Wired]
  • Retro Nintendo Entertainment System mods keep coming. This time, it's a NES Guitar. [From: walyou]
  • Jay-Z's 'Empire State of Mind' has been playing nonstop around the Switched offices lately, so you can imagine our joy when we stumbled on a Google Maps mashup of the song. [From: Google Maps]
  • This huge compilation of Nokia phones since 1982 reinforces just how far phone design has come in the past three decades. [From: Geekster]

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