Sony tries (and fails) to explain why there’s no headphone jack on chubby Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact

Believe it or not, Sony’s shift to a new “Ambient Flow” design language has been officially blamed for the removal of the headphone jack on the chunky Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact.

OnePlus 5T name is officially official, as Pete Lau ‘digs deeper’ into decision to keep headphone jack

Of course there’s a headphone jack on the OnePlus 5T, and according to company CEO Pete Lau, the decision was made easy by user feedback.

Xiaomi defends Mi 6 headphone jack absence, says it’s the future

The Xiaomi Mi 6 is the Chinese company’s first smartphone without a headphone jack, and the reason is it needed a larger battery.

Don’t panic, but a semi-reliable source thinks Google’s Pixel 2 phone will kill the headphone jack

The recently concluded MWC 2017 seemed to prove once and for all the headphone jack is alive and well, but Google may have different plans for the Pixel 2.

Rumors of Samsung Galaxy S8 wireless earbuds add fuel to the no-jack fire

It’s starting to sound increasingly plausible that the Samsung Galaxy S8 will ditch the 3.5mm jack, coming with fancy new wireless headphones instead.

HTC Bolt buyers are now ‘rewarded’ with free USB-C to 3.5mm audio adapters

How can the headphone jack-killing HTC Bolt come without a USB-C to 3.5mm cable? Beats us, but at least the adapter is now offered as a free gift.

Headphone jack moves closer to extinction with new USB Audio 3.0 standard

A new, standardized USB Audio 3.0 technology for USB Type-C connections aims to remove the traditional headphone jack from more than just phones.

This $60 no-name iPhone 7 case brings back the ‘rock and roll’ headphone jack

Adapters are perhaps not rock and roll, but freedom of choice is, according to the makers of the world’s first iPhone 7 case with a headphone jack.

Why the 3.5mm headset jack is a superior user experience

Everybody loves the old standard 3.5mm headset jack. Find out why it’s so popular and so much more easy to use than the other port styles.