How to use jack connections on MIDI devices

A new specification from the MIDI Manufacturers Association outlines how to use jack connections with your MIDI devices. The MIDI Manufacturers Association (MMA) have released a guideline for using TRS Connectors instead of DIN connectors…

Apple continue attack on 3.5mm jacks with rumours they’re ditching the dongle

In recent years Apple made the brave (or stupid, your opinion) decision to get rid of the standard jack for, like, all headphones. Now they might be getting rid of the dongle that saved it….

Samsung learned from Apple’s mistake, keeping headphone jack in Galaxy S9

Apple decided on behalf of billions of headphone users that no-one uses 3.5mm jacks anymore, the backlash says different and Samsung aren’t going to join them anymore. With the launch of the iPhone 7 Apple…

Xiaomi’s USB-C, noise-cancelling earphones are a budget dream

Chinese gadget-makers Xiaomi have dropped some tasty earphones for a price that will keep your wallet smiling through Christmas. Xiaomi are back with some awesome new earphones that bring quality build to extremely affordable buds,…

Make any pair of headphones wireless with ‘Jack’ by Podo Labs

We made the West African Black Rhinoceros extinct in 2011 and now our next conquest to wipe from the earth appears to be wired headphones, but there’s a solution. Apple cause a massive buzz last…

Roland reveal brand new hi-res USB interfaces for 2017 – Rubix series

Roland have debuted 3 new audio interfaces which balance high fidelity sound, solid build quality, compact size, and crucial features all with an affordable price. At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Roland presented their…

Apple’s awful Airpods launch is delayed again, does anyone care?

Apple “courageously” decide to remove the headphone jack from the new iPhone, a decision that has been criticised almost as much as their ridiculous wireless ‘Airpods’. Looking towards the future, or looking for a way…

Samsung removing headphone jacks too, have Apple set a trend?

Following Apple’s heavily criticised decision to ditch the headphone jack on the iPhone 7, Samsung now look to be taking their initiative and ditching 3.5mm jacks too. Clearly having missed the backlash that Apple faced,…

iPhone 7’s get the headphone jack back with this mobile case

The iPhone 7 has gained a lot of attention for removing the headphone jack from the iPhone, and Actual Innovation want to bring it back with their phone cases. After the iPhone 7 was announced most…