Startup creates iPhone 7 analog headphone adapter, charger
There were plenty of complaints in the mainstream media and the blogosphere when Apple announced its iPhone 7 ships without an analog headphone jack.
The idea of forcing users to toss their older headphones to use Apple’s new Lightning port-enabled ear buds or buy its soon-to-be-released $159 wireless AirPods created a visceral reaction in consumer circles. Industry pundits also speculated that third-party adapters allowing analog headphones to connect to the iPhone would soon follow… and so they have.
Los Angeles start-up ildockgear has created a Lightning adapter that allows iPhone 7 users to charge their device and listen to music over analog headphones at the same time. The device is about the size of a U.S. quarter.
The company began a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter three days ago for its ILDOCK, and it has already garnered more than…
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