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Why Apple can get away with dropping long held standards




 Apple CEO Tim Cook announces the new Apple iPhone 7 during a launch event on September 7, 2016 in San Francisco, California.
Apple CEO Tim Cook announces the new Apple iPhone 7 during a launch event on September 7, 2016 in San Francisco, California.
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As you've probably heard by now, Apple announced that it's getting rid of the headphone jack on its newest version of the iPhone.

During the presentation, one Apple representative justified their decision with one word: courage. But this isn't the first time that Apple's been "courageous." They've gotten rid of long-standing technology before (floppy-disc anyone?).

Shara Tibken is a Senior Writer with CNET and she joins Deepa Fernandes to talk about how Apple keeps getting away with big moves like this.

To hear the entire conversation click on the audio embedded at the top of this post.