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Apple makes 23 different dongles — and it would cost you $857 to buy them all (AAPL)

Last September, Apple forced new iPhone owners to accept a new reality: If you wanted to connect wired headphones to the iPhone 7, the first iPhone without a headphone jack, you'd have to use a tiny adapter. Unofficially called a dongle, the Lightning-to-headphone-jack adapter came free with new iPhones, or cost an extra $9 on Apple's online store. The latest iPhone isn't the only Apple product that needs an array of dongles to become its most useful self.
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