We may have lost our beloved headphone jack, but it’s human nature to find an iota of hope in even the worst tragedies. Thanks to a host of different technological innovations and the beautiful creativity of the human brain, we can express those small, but mighty sentiments of hope using the power of memes. As it turns out, Apple’s complex system that allows you to charge your phone while plugging in your headphones is the perfect metaphor for the complex nature of human sexuality, love, and desire:
If Apple wanted to kill the headphone jack, this would have also been the perfect opportunity to introduce wireless charging. I’m sure they will too for the 7S/8, but for now, this mess of cords is a bit of an embarrassment.
I’ll concede that perhaps they haven’t perfected wireless charging to their standards just yet, but then they should have delayed removing the headphone jack until then as well.