Apple doesn’t think you deserve a $9 headphone dongle with your $1000 iPhone

As more manufacturers misguidedly remove the headphone jack from their phones – looking at you, OnePlus – we’ve always had at least one consolation prize: a cheap dongle. But now Apple thinks its about time people move on. As noted by The Verge, Apple will no longer ship a Lightning-to-3.5mm dongle in the box – not even on the iPhone 8, which Apple will continue to sell. You’ll have to pay $9 bucks to get it. Never mind the fact that Bluetooth headphones are still more of a pain to connect and switch between devices. Who cares that audiophile headphones are thriving, and…

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