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WSJ: iPhone 8 to feature USB-C port and curved OLED screen

The Wall Street Journal reports that the next iPhone, dubbed iPhone 8, will feature a USB-C port over the existing Lighting port found on iOS devices today. The report also restates that the device will feature a large curved OLED display, replacing the current Home button with a function area. The iPhone 8 will reportedly take the high end of…

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…