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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…

Opinion: Why Lightning headphones is a bad idea

With less than a week before the iPhone 7 unveiling, and potentially the death of the headphone jack, there are a few things that could potentially go wrong with the move. Recent reports indicate Apple will be launching the iPhone 7 with Lightning EarPods, but, also include a 3.5mm to Lightning adapter in the box. This is flawed. Not only is it morally…

Leaked ‘iPhone 7 Plus’ packaging suggests 256GB storage option, Lightning EarPods, Lightning to 3.5mm adapter in box

An image shared from Nowhereelse.fr, shows what could possibly be the packaging insert for Apple’s upcoming iPhone. Specifically, it refers to the larger 5.5-inch ‘iPhone 7 Plus’, with the 4.7-inch model presumably called ‘iPhone 7’. The packaging indicates that Apple will be bundling Lightning EarPods with a Lightning to 3.5mm headphone adapter in…

New photos of Apple’s Lightning EarPods appear

There have been a plethora of reports that the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will not feature a 3.5mm headphone jack. This means buyers who currently have a set of headphones with a 3.5mm headphone port will either need to invest in Bluetooth-enabled, or Lightning-enabled headphones. As it stands, Apple currently ships a pair of EarPods with every…

New 3.5mm aux-to-Lighting adapter concepts appear ahead of iPhone 7

Whatever Apple decides to call the next iPhone, there’s a high chance that the iPhone maker will be getting rid of the 3.5mm headphone jack. According to Macotakara, some Chinese accessory makers area already prototyping adapters that’ll help users make the switch without replacing their existing headphones. There’s a low chance that any of these will…