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Apple announces the iPhone 7: The headphone jack is gone

Apple announced the new iPhone 7 at today's event in San Francisco. The iPhone 7 doesn't have a headphone jack, which is the biggest change

By Lana Jelic on Sep 7, 2016 01:34 pm CDT - 0 mins, 40 secs reading time

Apple announced the new iPhone 7 at today's event in San Francisco. In the weeks that led to this announcement, there were a lot of rumors about what Apple might and might not include in the new iPhone model and it turns out - most of them were true.

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The biggest question was weather or not the new iPhone will have a headphone jack. The answer is a big - no. No, it won't.

Apple decided to get rid of it and offer ear buds that connect through lightning. But...here is the catch, Apple also includes an adapter if you wanna use your old headphones.

Apple also announced the AirPods, wireless ear buds which will be available in late October for $159.

Lana Jelic

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Lana has a passion for technology and science. She spends her time looking for the latest and most interesting technology and science news. Her passion is in gadgets, wearables, and other cool and interesting applications of technology or science. She also spends her free time gaming in MMOs like World of Warcraft. She has prior experience covering technology for publications and breaking news. If she’s not doing either, you might just find her exploring the metaverse in VR. Lana wants to expand TweakTown’s coverage of mobile, wearables and gadgets while also bringing her experience with science and general tech to TweakTown. Her area of coverage is around science, technology, smartphones, wearables, and general neat gadgets. She hopes to one day be able to drive around in her self-driving car while she schedules an appointment for a SpaceX trip to the moon on her smartwatch.

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