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We've already learned many lessons in the Great Quest For New Apple Earbuds, but for those not purchasing a new Shuffle or planning on dropping $30 on "staying hip", what do you do?

Spend $50 on the iPod radio remote. iLounge has confirmed that radio remotes, too, are officially packaged with the updated earbuds. In other words, if you've been hankering for some radio and some new earbuds, you can justify the purchase. Or you could just spend $30 more and get a rainbow Shuffle. Wait, how did I walk into the store planning to spend $30, and now end up spending $80?

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