No one asked for Apple to kill the headphone port, and that’s ok

A number of simultaneous reports today , all from reputable sources, appear to have confirmed that this year’s iPhone will not have a headphone jack. As you’d imagine, the news spawned a series of internet Hot Takes, including one particularly withering listicle from  Verge  editor-in-chief Nilay Patel. ” Taking the headphone jack off phones is user-hostile and stupid ” does, in all honesty, raise some excellent points about why ditching the headphone jack is…well, user-hostile and stupid. I would personally like for my next phone to have a headphone jack. But an otherwise-worthwhile piece ends with this one observation: 6. No one is asking for this Raise your hand if the thing you wanted most from your next phone was either fewer ports or more dongles. I didn’t think so. You wanted better battery life, didn’t you? Everyone just wants better battery life. This is stupid, and hostile to common sense. READ MORE:  Apple is making only one, very dumb change to the iPhone this year If there’s one thing I’ve learned from years of earnest tech blogging, it’s that you should never, ever,  ever listen to what the armchair phone designers of the internet want. I’m not trying to

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