Tuesday September 20, 2016

Apple Promising Fix For Lightning Headphone Bug

How was something like this not caught during development or QA testing? This seems like something that would happen fairly often if you listen to music on your phone. The video below actually shows the issue (watch the beginning, skip to the end) in action:

Some people might not even notice such a thing, but if your headphones feature inline controls for voice calls and music playback, the automatic shutoff means that those will stop functioning until you unplug the adapter or EarPods and plug them back in. Apple told Business Insider that it's aware of the issue and is planning to fix it with a future software update, though the company didn't get specific about exactly when that'll happen.