Sep 19th 2008 The meaningless blue bar

Here is a tip for the gurus in design:

Put markers so people know how much damage they’re doing to their ears. Ipod volume control sucks with no reason. Mac people, pay attention, in the end, deaf people are less likely to buy Ipods. Here’s some data borrowed from this website:

safe listening levels for Ipod and different headphones

safe listening levels for Ipod and different headphones

This table is from 2006, but maybe things are about the same 2 years later.

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