“Wah wah wah. Get over it Ray.”

That’s the response I expect to hear from all the apologists who think that smartphones without headphone jacks are NBD.

I’ll agree to disagree. The headphone jack and loss of it on the devices we use the most is a very big deal. A massive deal. A deal of epic proportions that will have ramifications on not just phones but the entire consumer electronics world.

NBD my butt.

The 3.5mm headphone jack as we’ve known it for the last 50 years is on the chopping block. Apple is widely expected to ditch the established audio port on this year’s new iPhones, paving way for Lightning port-compatible earbuds and headphones. Read more…

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Phones without headphone jacks are
here… and they’re annoying AF