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Weekly poll results: the 3.5mm headphone jack is the eternal fan favorite

“Users never asked for phones without a microSD slot” is a disappointing realization. Will manufacturers listen to consumers who feel strongly about the 3.5mm headphone jack? Several makers have already bailed but the result of our poll show that their products will not be terribly popular. Of course, Apple seems exempt from this – it locks down its devices tighter than any ... Read More »

OnePlus CEO discusses decision to keep 3.5mm headphone jack

OnePlus already confirmed that the OnePlus 5T will have a headphone jack but now CEO Pete Lau discussed the company’s choice in more detail. We think the key takeaway is this: “Sometimes, industry trends go against our core beliefs.” It’s good to see a company take a stand against user-unfriendly, fashion-driven choices. But OnePlus didn’t make this choice lightly. It queried its users’ preferences and ... Read More »

iPhone 7 Plus Modded to Restore the Headphone Jack by Courageous YouTuber

HIGHLIGHTS A YouTube went to Shenzhen to find a missing feature of iPhone 7 Plus Can we add headphone jack to the iPhone 7 Plus? He wondered 17 weeks, over $1,000 later, he managed to pull it off It took Apple “courage” to remove the 3.5mm headphone jack from the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus last year. But it turns out, ... Read More »

Jack M. Silverstein talks about the NBA past and present on Sports Feed

CHICAGO – At the moment, basketball fans in the Windy City can only look backwards to think fondly of an NBA “Superteam.” In fact, this week would be a good time to do so. Turning back the clock 20 years over the next few days will bring back a few great memories. Sunday marked exactly two decades since Michael Jordan’s ... Read More »