Lightning headphones

Apple Patent Details Lightning-Equipped Wired/Wireless Headphones

Apparently corroborating earlier rumours, the United States Patent and Trademark Office has published and Apple patent describing Lightning-equipped headphones. This patent is rather interesting in the light of Apple dropping the 3.5 mm headphone jack with the iPhone 7, and the Lightning port will become multifunctional on the handset (via AppleInsider). Apple's patent application for "Audio...

Future iPhones May Not Feature 3.5mm Headphone Jacks

Earlier this week, Apple announced new specifications for manufacturers in the MFi (Made For iPhone) program, encouraging them to make headphones that use the Lightning port on iOS devices instead of 3.5mm headphone jack. Today, a report by AppleInsider is claiming that Apple may be planning to ditch 3.5mm headphones jacks in future iOS devices in...