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post #41 of 49

Companies like Apogee are currently making high quality Lightning compatible headphone amps that charge iOS devices http://www.apogeedigital.com/products/one-dac.

post #42 of 49
Originally Posted by Chemicle View Post
Once more Apple tells the world what they want. Everyone run out and buy another set of headphones - the one you have just became obsolete - Thanks Apple.

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post #43 of 49
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$30 bucks to buy an aesthetically horrible inconvenience - no thanks.

post #44 of 49
Originally Posted by cnocbui View Post
$30 bucks to buy an aesthetically horrible inconvenience - no thanks.

 

In no universe would it be sold separately.

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post #45 of 49
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In no universe would it be sold separately.


You mean in the same universe where Apple bundles a Thunderbolt to Ethernet adapter with Macbook Pro Retinas?

post #46 of 49
Originally Posted by cnocbui View Post
You mean in the same universe where Apple bundles a Thunderbolt to Ethernet adapter with Macbook Pro Retinas?

 

Ethernet ≠ headphones…

 

1. in the hierarchy of importance of use

2. in a world in which Apple removes the 3.5mm jack from the iPhone

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post #47 of 49

So this hypothetical headphone adapter - which Apple would uncharacteristically now bundle - would be exactly equivalent to the one they included  with the iPhone 4 then.    I imagine you must fertilise your garden with unicorn droppings.

post #48 of 49
Originally Posted by cnocbui View Post
uncharacteristically

 

There you go again. Apple has shipped such things plenty of times.

 
…would be exactly equivalent to the one they included with the iPhone 4 then.

 

You’ll have to refresh my memory in this regard. To what adapter are you referring?

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post #49 of 49

The 1/8th hole in my ipod touch in comparison to the overall design looks weirdly anachronistic.

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