Android Headphones With Volume Buttons

N=2 is a important milestone in any empirical data set. I’ve now successfully tried two “Galaxy compatible” headphones with volume buttons with my Nexus 5 and I can now say with confidence:

All “Galaxy compatible” headphones work with a Nexus 5. 😉

I’ve actually tried the following headphones:

  • Samsung EHS64
  • Sennheiser MM 30G

Both the call/mute and the volume buttons work.


Google Has Most of My Email Because It Has All of Yours

Benjamin Mako Hill has followed up on an interesting thought: in a world where many people use Gmail, just how many of your daily emails also land on Google’s servers even if you aren’t using their services? … For him it turns out more than 50%. o.O