The New $1,449 iPhone Won’t Include A Free Headphone Dongle

In what sure seems like a blatant bit of nickel-and-diming, Apple will no longer include a free 3.5-mm headphone jack conversion dongle with the new iPhones it announced on Wednesday.

(Apple does include a pair of lightning earbuds in the box.)

Predictably, folks on Twitter did not greet the news favorably. It turns out the only thing worse than having to use a dongle is … not having one at all: