Headphone Jack

Engineer Brings Back the Headphone Jack to iPhone 7 [VIDEO]

Scotty Allen, an American engineer and hacker who has previously worked at Google and several other prominent Silicon Valley startups, and is also known for making an iPhone 6s out of spare parts, has returned with another project where he unveils how to bring back the headphone jack on the iPhone 7. Allen has spent the past four months...

Apple: Why 2016 MacBook Pro Kept Headphone Jack But Axed SD Slot

In an exclusive interview with The Independent, Apple's SVP of Worldwide Marketing Philip Schiller has explained why the company decided to keep the headphone jack and remove the dedicated SD card slot for camera memory cards in the New MacBook Pros. "If it was just about headphones then it doesn’t need to be there”, Schiller said, when asked...

Apple Seeks Customer Feedback on MacBook Pro Headphone Jack

Apple is likely considering removing the headphone jack from the MacBook Pro, as one of the surveys sent out to customers asks whether they use the headphone port on MacBook Pro with Retina display, MacRumors reports. Users have been reporting on Twitter that Apple has asked similar questions about the headphone jack, suggesting that the...

New Video Shows Alleged iPhone 7 With No Headphone Jack

Adding to an ever-growing set of part leaks, a video uploaded on Thursday allegedly shows the rear casings of two iPhone 7 units. The new casings, which were originally posted on Weibo and highlighted by TechTastic, show the silver and space gray units. Both units included expected changes such as relocated antenna bands and a larger...

Leak Claims to Show ‘iPhone 7’ EarPods with Lightning Connector [PICS]

A new set of leaked images claiming to show ‘iPhone 7’ EarPods with Lightning connector has just surfaced on Chinese social networking site Weibo (via iPhone7.nl), showing a standard set of iPhone EarPods with a Lightning cable in place of the 3.5mm plug. Take a look: The Lighting connector seen in the above leaked image however, shows off...
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iPhone 7 Said to Ship With 3.5mm EarPods, Lightning Adapter

According to a report from Japanese website Mac Otakara, Apple plans to bundle a Lightning to 3.5mm adapter with its standard EarPod headphones alongside the iPhone 7 when it ships this fall. The rumour comes from Chinese accessory vendors marketing Lightning auto adapters at Computex Taipei 2016. While not specifically mentioned in the report, the...

‘iPhone 7’ May Support Dual SIMs, Keep 3.5mm Headphone Jack

Last week, a leaked photo of alleged ‘iPhone 7’ components hinted that the next-generation iPhone would come in three different models, with one model supporting dual SIMs and also retaining the 3.5mm headphone jack. Today, more leaked images of alleged iPhone 7’s Lightning cable assembly shared by Engadget via Rock Fix, a smartphone repair shop based in China's Ganzhou, show a headphone jack attached...

Apple Patents a New Slimmer Headphone Jack for Future iPhones

A new Apple patent published today by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has revealed a new, shrunken-down "D-shaped” headphone connector, which Apple may use to replace the existing 3.5mm jack in future iPhones with an even slimmer profile, AppleInsider is reporting. The patent filing notes that the "improved” headphone connector would sport all the functionality of a...