Kids of today think cassette players are iPhone docks

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The reason Apple Stores should come with a mandatory IQ test before sales are made.
Photo: Trevor Thomas

We’ve all seen the adorably hilarious videos of kids making us feel old by responding with general bafflement to ancient technologies like, erm, the original iPod. But you’d hope for the good of our future that people of driving age are a little bit more educated than that.

Not according to a photo that’s currently going viral on Facebook, showing what’s claimed to be the work of a young driver who has mistaken the cassette deck in their car for an iPhone dock — with disastrous results.

Scatchgate, anyone?
Scratchgate, anyone?
Photo: Trevor Thomas

Unaware that the (admittedly perfectly-sized) cassette deck isn’t an Apple dock based on the fact that it doesn’t let the driver play their favorite Apple Music tracks over the stereo, the owner of said vehicle reportedly claimed that the dock must be broken because it’s scratching his phone.

I really, really hope this is a fake. Then again, part of me hopes it is as genuine as it seems. Perhaps the driver saw this post and figured all cassette decks work this way. Or maybe he thought he had somehow gotten hold of an early model Apple Car.

Source: Facebook