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Hiawatha Bray Talks Tech: The iPhone's Wireless Future13:33
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Apple CEO Tim Cook announces the new iPhone 7 during an event to announce new products Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Apple CEO Tim Cook announces the new iPhone 7 during an event to announce new products Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
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The big story from the world of technology this week comes down to three words: no headphone jack. It's a seismic shift in the world of smartphones, or so Apple wants you to believe.

The company rolled out its new iPhone 7 this week. At Wednesday's event, Apple's Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller said the reason to move on from the analog headphone jack was, "Courage. The courage to move on, do something new that betters all of us."

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Hiawatha Bray, technology writer for the business section of The Boston Globe. He tweets @globetechlab.

This segment aired on September 8, 2016.

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