Apple gives you a dongle to lose in consolation for killing the headphone jack
Good news iPhone fans: Apple is including a 3.5mm headphone jack dongle with every iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. Welcome to dongle hell!
The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are the first iPhones without a headphone jack. The dongle, which plugs into the Lightning port, will let users use their existing wired headphones with the (now, apparently, antiquated) 3.5mm headphone jack.
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That’s great because we were expecting Apple to charge everyone for it.
Now for some bad news. As I’ve ranted about in detail before, the loss of the headphone jack is a loss for all music lovers and interoperability. Read more…More about Lightning, Headphone Dongle, Headphone Jack, Dongle, and Iphone 7 Plus
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