A trade group is done creating a technology to let ordinary USB ports take over from the 3.5mm audio jack on laptops and PCs.
LeEco has unveiled three new handsets in China today, the Le 2, Le 2 Pro and Le Max 2. The phones are the first to eschew the traditional 3.5mm headphone jack in favor of USB Type-C audio, with LeEco rolling out two USB-C headphones...
Thankfully, the headphone jack will still be included on many devices. A leaked photo of the unannounced Moto Z Play shows a USB Type-C port and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
It's not just Apple; Intel believes USB type C will replace your 1/8-inch 3.5mm headphone jack. We talk about some of the buzziest announcements from Intel's developer conference.
The Mokin Soundlink digital audio converter plugs into an iPhone's Lightning port to bolster the sound output. And it has its own 3.5mm headphone jack.