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Apple Developing Flexible Headphone Connectors To Prevent Accidental Breakage

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has today published a new Apple patent application which suggests that an innovative flexible 'headphone connector' is being developed by the Cupertino company that would prevent its accidental breakage, according to AppleInsider. The filing details a headphone plug that incorporates flexible or thermoplastic elastomers that will give if a user accidentally bends...