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"It's Possible to Receive a Small and Quick Electrical Shock From Your Earbuds While Listening to iPod"

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From Apple's support pages, a warning about potential static electricity buildup in earbuds, in which Apple has been reduced to explaining basic physics to its customers. [via Crave UK]

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I think I may have a better one.

I have a Griffin Ipod charger that sets up a ~45V charge on the exterior of my Ipod touch whenever I use it. Not really any amps but just enough charge that it feels like the Ipod is vibrating if you pick it up.