iPhone 7 owners apparently break their devices trying to drill a new headphone jack

iPhone 7 owners apparently break their devices trying to drill a new headphone jack
Of the many new features Apple has packed into the iPhone 7 duo, the main talking point seems to be the removal of the headphone jack. As is tradition following an iPhone launch, there have been a number of trolling efforts related to Cupertino's latest and greatest. One clip in particular shows users how they can get still enjoy a 3.5mm port using that most famous of DIY instruments -- a drill. Where most seem to have gleaned that the TechRax clip is made for amusement, some iPhone owners have seemingly heeded the advice.

Of course, it's entirely possible that the YouTube commenters are simply trolling back TechRax and his drilling antics. However, this is the internet we're talking about, so we certainly wouldn't bet against some folk unwittingly turning their new iPhones into rather expensive paperweights.

Here's the clip that has caught so much attention:


Seems just like your typical not-very-funny joke, right? Well spare a thought for those who have seemingly taken the advice on board and harmed their new device in the process: 


We hope that these people are joking, and that nobody has seriously drilled a hole in their device in the hope of retrieving the old 3.5mm headphone port. 

Apple's decision to remove this omni-present feature was always going to be met with resistance. If you want the perks of the iPhone 7 but don't want to lose the port, there are other ways for you to achieve your goals besides these very drastic measures. 

Though we trust that our wonderful readers won't have gone to such extremes, it pays to be mindful that following any at-home gadget repair / mod tutorials -- from the serious to the plain silly such as this -- will almost always void your warranty. 

Be careful out there!

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via: The Sun

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58 Comments

1. Freeza

Posts: 95; Member since: Apr 03, 2016

Triggered

8. Myphoneisonfire

Posts: 403; Member since: Sep 05, 2016

Well , i guess they aren't as smart in the first place considering they bought the iPhone 7 (6ss) so this is acceptable .

26. bucky

Posts: 3790; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

These are android users trolling.

28. Bm888

Posts: 517; Member since: Jul 06, 2015

iBrainDrain....

30. maherk

Posts: 6950; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

I agree these are obviously trolls and that the writer didn't get their joke, but how did you know they are android users/fans? Enlighten me please.

31. 14545

Posts: 1835; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

Based on what proof? These look like fairly simple individuals that don't even have a basic grasp on the English language, so I tend to belive it might be real. Especially when combined with the obvious concern in both posts.

34. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Of course.

37. lyndon420

Posts: 6823; Member since: Jul 11, 2012

They probably used the wrong sized drill bit?

40. NicAngel unregistered

Of course, iPhoneArena is gonna write a whole article trying to defend iPhone users by saying that people are probably trolling and that iPhone users are intelligent people...

51. xdza1979

Posts: 296; Member since: Aug 08, 2015

Worked fine with me...^_-

2. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Such iNtelligence...

16. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

And you believe it. Talk about inteligence

21. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

MrElectrifyer was just being sarcastic. But you believe that he actually believed it. Talk about inteligence!

3. DavMor0069

Posts: 266; Member since: Dec 09, 2015

Well they were dumb enough to buy it,so I am not even surprised.

41. guests

Posts: 196; Member since: Jun 19, 2016

True. Buying iphone in the first place showed everything about their poor intelligence.

4. ebilcake

Posts: 1231; Member since: Jul 16, 2016

I'm just guessing, but maybe the users in the comment section were not being serious?

5. kiko007

Posts: 7500; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

That's f**king hilarious........

10. darkkjedii

Posts: 31299; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Click bait.

19. kiko007

Posts: 7500; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Oh I know. I just think the premise was funny lol :D.

6. drunkenjay

Posts: 1696; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

did the apple trolls here tried this?

27. bucky

Posts: 3790; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

try* Before you imply stupidity, check your grammar.

7. tywinlannister

Posts: 27; Member since: Aug 24, 2015

Don't know who is more stupid 1. The people who buys Iphones, 2.The people who actually tried this or 3.Phonearena for showing this fake news.

59. Tanii

Posts: 132; Member since: Apr 30, 2015

I'll go with three, phone arena author really thinks this is true lol...

9. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

Pretty sure this is sarcasm.

11. darkkjedii

Posts: 31299; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

That's truthwins in the video lol.

22. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

truthwins? You mean hillaryisacriminal.

50. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

include Unordinary and Mxy on that list.

12. aikoo

Posts: 129; Member since: Feb 27, 2016

I'm shook.

13. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3109; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

This is like the microwave incident. The level of stupidity is endless.

14. nctx77

Posts: 2540; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

Wow! Did this guy really post this as a serious article?

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