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2018 iPhones May Not Come With Lightning to Headphone Jack Adapter

Barclays analyst Blayne Curtis and his associates have predicted in a recent research note that the new iPhones launching later this year may not come bundled with the Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter, MacRumors is reporting. "We currently model no dongle this year," the analysts noted. It seems however that Barclays analysts are only guessing that the adapter...

Apple Explains Why It Killed the Aging 3.5mm Headphone Jack

The fears of many came true today: Apple made the 3.5mm headphone jack in the iPhone go the way of the Dodo bird, with SVP Phil Schiller saying on stage it takes “courage” to make such a bold move. In a new interview with BuzzFeed, Apple executives justify why they decided to remove the 3.5mm...

Headphone Maker Skullcandy Acquired by Incipio for $177 Million

Today, Incipio announced that it has agreed to acquire audio and gaming product company Skullcandy for $177 million. The announcement immediately set Skullcandy's share price by 22 percent. Incipio will pay $5.75 per share of the headphone maker, which is a 27 percent premium over Skullcandy's stock price at the market close yesterday. The purchase...

Petition for Apple to Keep the Headphone Jack Surpasses 217,000

With recent rumours claiming Apple may ditch the standard 3.5mm headphone jack in the upcoming ‘iPhone 7’, an online petition on Sum Of Us has gained steam, pleading the company not to do so. The petition started days ago and as of now, has surpassed its goal of 210,000 people, to stand at 217,056 as...