Monday, 23 October 2017

Apple's new iPhone 7 doesn't know jack

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Thursday 08 September 16

U.S. device maker unveils new wireless 'AirPod' earphones; updates smartwatch range.

Apple late on Wednesday confirmed what the rumour mill has been churning out for months: its new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus dispense with the 3.5 mm jack socket traditionally used for headphones. Instead, the U.S. device maker has given prospective customers a choice of using either the headphones that connect via its proprietary Lightning connector, or buying its new AirPods – US$159 (€141) wireless earphones that connect using a proprietary technology similar to Bluetooth…

Apple late on Wednesday confirmed what the rumour mill has been churning out for months: its new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus dispense with the 3.5 mm jack socket traditionally used for headphones. Instead, the U.S. device maker has given prospective customers a choice of using either the headphones that connect via its proprietary Lightning connector, or buying its new AirPods – US$159 (€141) wireless earphones that connect using a proprietary technology similar to Bluetooth…

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