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Over the weekend, lots of sites reported that Apple analyst Ming-chi Kuo is claiming that the iPhones because of be launched later this yr gained’t have chargers or EarPods within the field. If you wish to know what most tech bloggers considered the rumor, you’ll be able to head over here to see all the tweets, virtually all of which quantity to “that seems like a nasty, user-hostile factor to do.”
I say good: drop the in-box charger (however I’ve a pair requests).
The clearest piece I’ve seen about pulling the charger out of the box comes from venture capitalist MG Siegler. He factors out that there are 4 causes that Apple might need for doing this: elevated margins, transport prices, the transition to a future no-port iPhone, and the atmosphere. That record, for…