Do you want to make sure you get Apple's updated earbuds with your new iPod shuffle? That'll be easy if you're getting one of the newly-technicolored models. But if you're getting a silver one, here's how to tell the difference in the packaging so you won't be stuck with those old-skool phones.

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Take a look at the boxes above. If that swanky box has a green Apple logo and text, it's the old version. The new box has gray lettering, and you'll be taking home the latest earphones.

How to Tell New Silver iPod Shuffles From Old [Cult of Mac]