Tag: headphone

Logitech to reportedly acquire headphone maker Plantronics for $2.2B

Popular computer accessories maker Logitech may be looking to purchase Plantronics, a company that specializes in Bluetooth earpieces and headsets. According to a report from Reuters, this would be Logitech’s… Read more »

2018 iPhones may kill 3.5mm adapter two years after headphone jack, iPhone X estimates drop

Barclays is out today with two analyst notes on Apple. Mark Moskowitz has lowered iPhone X estimates again, while Blayne Curtis predicts Apple may stop bundling the Lightning to 3.5mm… Read more »

Apple formalizes 8-pin ‘Ultra Accessory Connector’ for headphone interoperability

Apple has issued a developer preview on a connector, now dubbed the Ultra Accessory Connector, intended to ease connectivity and adapter problems on "Made for i"-certified headphones. AppleInsider – Frontpage… Read more »

HTC’s new U series phones follow Apple’s iPhone 7 in eliminating headphone jacks

In a surprise announcement, HTC on Thursday revealed two new flagship phones, the U Ultra and U Play — both of which, like Apple’s iPhone 7, abandon a headphone jack… Read more »

‘Dongle Dangler’ Kickstarter project aims to help you keep track of your 3.5mm headphone adapter

Apple made the courageous decision to remove the headphone jack with the release of the iPhone 7, but in an effort to ease the transition, the company included a Lightning… Read more »

Hands-on: Twelve South’s Fermata headphone charging stand [Video]

This week Twelve South launched its new Fermata headphone charging stand. The stand, which is geared towards wireless headphones, features an integrated power cable to easily facilitate recharging. Have a look… Read more »

iPhone 7 Hands-On: Improved Cameras, New Jet Black Color, AirPods, No Headphone Jack, and More

Immediately following its media event today in San Francisco, Apple invited members of the press to a special hands-on area to get a closer look at the iPhone 7 and… Read more »

Bragi intros cheaper wireless Headphone earbuds days before ‘iPhone 7’ launch

Audio gear maker Bragi on Monday announced the Headphone, a new set of fully wireless earbuds being marketed as less expensive than the Dash, and ideal for people buying smartphones… Read more »

iPhone 7 May Feature Thinner, Waterproof Body With No Headphone Jack and Wireless Charging

Apple’s iPhone 7 may feature wireless charging and a thinner waterproof body with no headphone jack, according to a new report from Fast Company that is in line with previous… Read more »

Apple May Replace 3.5mm Headphone Jack on iPhone 7 With All-in-One Lightning Connector

Apple is planning to remove the 3.5mm headphone jack on the next-generation iPhone in favor of an all-in-one Lightning connector, according to often-reliable Japanese website Mac Otakara. Apple may also… Read more »