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Say goodbye to the headphone jack on your phone

Say goodbye to the headphone jack on your phone
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It's out with the old and in with the new. In the case of Android Lollipop, the "old" is that little eighth-inch headphone port. Yeah, Android is trying to nix your headphone port. How in the world are you supposed to listen to your music without a headphone jack?

There's been an interesting suggestion, one that a company other than Android has already started to take credit for. That other company is Apple. It's created a solution to loss of the headphone port, and if it takes off Android will have to keep up.

The suggestion? Instead of carrying on the traditional headphone port, Apple has started using USB audio as an alternative. And Apple isn't the only one.

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