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Apple execs defending the removal of headphone jack

Yesterday, Apple made it official that they were dropping the 3.5mm headphone jack as of the iPhone 7. In a new interview with BuzzFeed News, Apple’s Phil Schiller, Greg Joswiak, Dan Riccio, and Tim Cook sat down and talked about the decision. What it boils down to is Apple felt like the jack was old, took up too much space, and it needed to go to…

iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus water damage isn’t covered under warranty, regardless of IP67 water resistance rating

While the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are rated at IP67 water and dust resistant, it is not covered under warranty if the device is water damaged. IP67 is actually split into two. The first refers to duet resistance while the second refers to water resistance. IP6 is the highest dust resistance rating possible, while the 7 means the iPhone 7 can…

iPad line gets more storage across the board, iPad Pro reduced in price

While Apple didn’t mention a word about the iPad today, the company has updated its storage configuration across all iPad lines, while bringing the iPad Pro price down to a more affordable price. All iPad models mirror the iPhone 7 storage options: 32/128/256GB configurations, and the iPad Pro has also gone down in price for both the 9.7 and 12.9-inch…

Lightning to 3.5mm replacement adapter will be sold at $9

While Apple will be including the Lightning to 3.5mm adapter in the box for every iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus sold, the company will also be selling the adapter separately. Apple’s Online Store lists the adapter for a low $9 price tag. Apple says the adapter will work with all iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models but will require iOS 10. It’s worth…

Tim Cook kicks off September event with updates

Cook started off by giving some numbers about Apple’s services, like the fact that Apple Music has reached 17 million subscribers, with over 70 exclusives this year. For a great surprise, Tim Cook brought out Shigeru Miyamoto of Nintendo to introduce a new Mario game for iOS, called Super Mario Run. As the title suggests, it follows a style similar to…

Apple Watch lineup updated with a new Apple Watch

Apple Watch is the number on Smart Watch and number two Watch in terms of sales. Apple announces the new Apple Watch. It’s called Apple Watch Series 2 and is now swim proof. It uses the speaker to push water out of the Watch. There are two new workout options for swimming in the Workouts app. The Apple S2 now features a dual core processor that is 2x…