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Apple Patents Cutting 3.5mm Jack in Half 369

Posted by Unknown Lamer
from the twice-as-proprietary dept.
An anonymous reader writes with an article on a recent patent application by Apple. From the article: "Apple likes thin devices and considers the depth of the iPod, iPhone and iPad as critical component of the aesthetic appearance of a product and has been very aggressive in finding ways to trim fat from its portable devices: The 3.5 mm audio-connector stands in the way of future design improvements: Apple suggests to simply cut it in half."
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Apple Patents Cutting 3.5mm Jack in Half

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