Philips beats Apple, first to announce headphones that use Lightning connector

Shawn Knight

TechSpot Staff
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In a surprise development, Philips has become the first company to announce headphones that transmit audio via Apple's Lightning port. Given Apple's recent $3 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics, most expected the Cupertino-based company would be the first to make such an...

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Headphones for iPhone without microphone and thus the ability to take calls? That's a joke.

Philips beats itself :) It is a dumb idea because even iOS 7.1 doesn't support audio input via lightning port.