Facebook Says Auto-playing Audio is Just What You Want

· Jeff Gamet · News

Facebook setting audio to always on by default in its iPhone and Android apps

Facebook wants to make video more engaging, so it’s going to make their audio auto-play in their mobile apps. Currently, audio is off by default and from Facebook’s perspective, that’s boring, limiting, and just plain blah.

V-Moda Crossfade LP2 Headphones Sweat the Details

· John Martellaro · Quick Look Review

V-Moda Crossfade Lp2 headphones.

The V-Moda Crossfade LP2 are over-the-ear headphones that check all of John Martellaro’s boxes. In this quick look review, he tells the story of his search for a pair of decent, reasonably priced headphones for casual music and podcasting. He found them.

Apple AirPods Finally Available, Delivering Dec 21

· Jeff Gamet · Product News

AirPods shipping for December 21st delivery

Apple’s AirPods are finally available for order and will start delivering to customers on December 21st, just in time for the Christmas holiday. The wireless earbuds were originally scheduled for an October release, but were delayed until now.

Belkin Lightning Adapter Solves iPhone 7 Listen While Charging Problem

· Jeff Gamet · News

Belkin Lightning Audio + Charge RockStar adapter

The combo charger and headphone jack adapter you want for your just ordered iPhone 7 is coming from Belkin instead of Apple. The accessory maker is showing off the Lightning Audio + Charge RockStar adapter on its website—and even though it isn’t shipping yet, it’ll still probably arrive before your Jet Black iPhone 7.

Apple Should Confirm the iPhone 7 Headphone Jack is Gone

· Jeff Gamet · News

iPhone in crystal ball

The only big design change we can expect to see in the iPhone 7 when it ships this fall will be the lack of a headphone jack. That’s what the latest report claims, and it also says it’ll be 2017 before a major redesign comes. Considering this report comes from the Wall Street Journal, Apple should just go ahead and officially confirm the headphone jack is gone.