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Apple Nixes Headphone Jack In iPhone 7, Reveals Cordless AirPods


Apple's Phil Schiller describes the iPhone 7 as an act of courage for the brand. And it's all about the "effortless and magical" AirPods. Get the full scoop from NPR technology reporter Alina Selyukh, and be sure to tell us in the comments what you think of this big Apple change.

This article originally appeared on NPR

Apple CEO Tim Cook discusses the company's new wireless AirPods headphones during an event in San Francisco on Wednesday in which Apple also presented the iPhone 7.

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Apple had waited many years to send its very first tweet. It finally happened on Wednesday, with a release of a sponsored tweet, promoting the new iPhone 7: New cameras. Water-resistant. Stereo speakers. Longer battery life."

Except — oops! — CEO Tim Cook had yet to announce the new version of the smartphone. When he finally did, he said, as always: "It's the best iPhone that we have ever created."

The long-running speculation about the new features on the phone proved largely true...

... Read the full article by Alina Selyukh at npr.org

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