Pixel 3 XL unboxed and there’s more to it than the notch

A fully furnished Pixel 3 XL box has been sent to a Russian publication. Turns out, the source says, Google has forgotten about a shipping container.

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Surface USB-C adapter, targeted for enterprise, sells Friday for $80

This is no dongle. It's a pretty large adapter that doesn't speak too much of portability and, disappointingly, has minimum power requirements.

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“No dongle this year” for iPhones as headphone jack hopes fade to Bluetooth

Barclays forecasts that there will be no Lightning-to-3.5mm adapter in the box with new iPhones this fall. We may see harder evidence once components supplier Cirrus Logic forecasts business outlooks for the summer.

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Sony tries (and fails) to explain why there’s no headphone jack on chubby Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact

Believe it or not, Sony's shift to a new "Ambient Flow" design language has been officially blamed for the removal of the headphone jack on the chunky Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact.

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Sony’s new USB-C headphone dongle (with extra charge port) provides bare convenience

Sure, you can listen to music with a standard pair of cans AND charge your phone at the same time, but you can't charge it quickly nor transfer data to your phone.

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Will Sony Xperia XZ Pro lose headphone jack? Dongle pictured in FCC docs

Users of smartphones without headphone jacks have complained about not being able to charge and listen to music at the same time. Sony may finally give a damn about their concerns.

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