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What Happens If Apple Ditches the iPhone Headphone Jack?

The next iPhone may be too skinny for the traditional headphone jack

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    What Happens If Apple Ditches the iPhone Headphone Jack?
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    File photo: An attendee looks at the new iPhone SE during an Apple special event at the Apple headquarters on March 21, 2016, in Cupertino, California.

    The next iPhone may be too skinny for the traditional headphone jack.

    The potential change is something that has many wondering how the absence of the 3.5 mm headphone jack could impact some of the ways people use their iPhones — and what it will do to the multi-billion dollar market for headphones.

    Apple hasn't commented on any of the rumors, but it's believed the lack of a traditional headphone jack would require Bluetooth headphones or an adapter to plug in to the phone's lightning port.

    Steve Wozniak, who left Apple in 1985, told the Australian Financial Review he believes the potential change, which Apple has not confirmed, would "tick off a lot of people."

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