No ear buds with iPhone 7

It may sound like a cost cutting measure by Apple. But don’t grab your pitchfolks and torches just yet.

It’s been rumoured that there will be no no earbuds in the box when you unwrap you shiny new iPhone. But the reason is simple. There won’t be any 3.5mm socket to plug them into.

Apple’s thinking is straightforward enough. People are ditching the cord. Infavour of a Bluetooth connected headphones, ear buds and sound-dock speakers.