Twitter gives Apple an earful over removing earphone jack

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AirPods and Siri are a match made in heaven.
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It didn’t take long before #jackoff was trending.

Soon after Apple announced the new iPhone 7 would come sans earphone jack, Twitter gave Tim Cook and company an earful. Despite months of speculation that Apple would move toward wireless audio, fans registered their anger on social media as if Apple had caught them by surprise.

Apple fans tweet with joy over Mario, Pokémon Go

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News of an Apple partnership with Nintendo and Pokémon Go for the Apple Watch seemed to draw the most excitement from Apple fans on Twitter.
News of an Apple partnership with Nintendo and Pokémon Go for the Apple Watch seemed to draw the most excitement from Apple fans on Twitter.
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Ten minutes before Apple went live with its big fall product reveal Wednesday, fans on Twitter seemed listless. So much news had already been leaked, especially the specs on the iPhone 7, they were tepid like kids who already knew what was under the Christmas tree.

But when an old mustachioed friend named Mario ran on stage and then was followed by Pokémon, the kids nearly lost their minds.