Posts tagged with "headphones"
Apple and the jackless iPhone

As anyone at all exposed to the internet will know by now, Apple has removed the 3.5mm audio jack from the new iPhone that’s coming out. This has been the cause of much wailing and gnashing of teeth, but will probably not be the cause of a significant drop in iPhone sales. Much of the prevailing attitude appears to be that now that the great gods at One Infinite Loop have removed the audio jack, people will just have to go on living without it, shouldering the burden of not...

The great ear cushion mystery

I buy new headphones rather more often than I would like. I’ve had sound stop working in one, and then a few months later, both of the ears. I’ve had the cord get all frayed and wonky so that you have to twist it around the frame and hold your head just so to get the sound to come out right. I’ve had the ears come off the frames and the frames snap in two. There was even one time when I got a relatively new and working pair mixed up...