Pocketnow Daily: The iPhone XI’s New Trick that Steve Jobs would HATE… (video)

On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the iPhone XI and its Apple Pencil possible support, the new images of the Galaxy Note 10 and more

Chromecast-like Apple Dongle reportedly being considered in Cupertino

According to a recent report, Apple might be considering a new Chromecast-like product, an Apple Dongle, to reach more people with content.

Luna Display lets iPads become wireless displays for Mac Mini

A wireless display dongle connecting Macs to iPads started off on Kickstarter and has moved to bigger things. Like this experiment.

Apple isn’t bundling new iPad Pro with headphone jack dongle

With the shift from Lightning to USB-C, Apple has decided that its customers who are already paying more than $799 for a tablet can pay more for a dongle.

European OnePlus 6T pricing, bumps of up to €40 expected

It’s an all-too-predictable trend that’s rumored to continue onto the OnePlus 6T, but will the value proposition keep up?

Hong Kong store sells Google Pixel 3 XL for more than US$2,000

The Pixel 3 XL has had many premature appearances in the wild, but it’s actually beginning to cement itself in the retail world now.
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Apple ditches dongles for older iPhones too

Apple has not only omitted to bundle the audio dongle with the new iPhone models, but it is also removing it from previous models as well.

RIP iPhone X, iPhone SE and 6s, sacrifices are sometimes necessary

The iPhone X just lasted one year in the Apple Store, and guess what else is going to be missing in the box of your new iPhones

Google ’s new dongle gives us longer playback and lower latency for an extra $3

Here are the new features for the new USB-C to headphone jack adapter that Google has upgraded before the launch of the Pixel 3 devices

Pixel 3 XL unboxed and there’s more to it than the notch

A fully furnished Pixel 3 XL box has been sent to a Russian publication. Turns out, the source says, Google has forgotten about a shipping container.

Google Pixel 3 XL pictures and video leaked with USB-C earbuds

New pictures and video leaks show us the Google Pixel 3 XL and some of the accessories that will come with this device

Surface USB-C adapter, targeted for enterprise, sells Friday for $80

This is no dongle. It’s a pretty large adapter that doesn’t speak too much of portability and, disappointingly, has minimum power requirements.

“No dongle this year” for iPhones as headphone jack hopes fade to Bluetooth

Barclays forecasts that there will be no Lightning-to-3.5mm adapter in the box with new iPhones this fall. We may see harder evidence once components supplier Cirrus Logic forecasts business outlooks for the summer.

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.

Sony’s new USB-C headphone dongle (with extra charge port) provides bare convenience

Sure, you can listen to music with a standard pair of cans AND charge your phone at the same time, but you can’t charge it quickly nor transfer data to your phone.

Will Sony Xperia XZ Pro lose headphone jack? Dongle pictured in FCC docs

Users of smartphones without headphone jacks have complained about not being able to charge and listen to music at the same time. Sony may finally give a damn about their concerns.

Some Pixel 2 headphone dongles just don’t work

If you’re rocking your personal audio analog style, the whole demise of the headphone jack and the rise of the adapter has not been a happy time.