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Can a headphone jack adapter really give you courage? (Open_Tab sketch)

After Apple calls the move away from the 3.5mm jack a move of 'courage,' can it summon the bravery needed to face internet commenters?

Mike Sorrentino Senior Editor
Mike Sorrentino is a Senior Editor for Mobile, covering phones, texting apps and smartwatches -- obsessing about how we can make the most of them. Mike also keeps an eye out on the movie and toy industry, and outside of work enjoys biking and pizza making.
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During my almost twenty years at CNET, I handled benchmark testing/methodologies for both Mac and PC systems and, sometime after, integrated testing for micro-mobility (e-bikes, electric scooters and EUCs), which is a passion of mine. Transitioning from a BMX background to this field was seamless. Despite testing numerous products, each new one brings the same excitement as my first.
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Can a headphone jack adapter really give you the courage boost to try something a little scary?

When getting ready to fill in for Jeff Bakalar to host the most recent Open_Tab, Mike Sorrentino turned to Joseph Kaminski for a little help on how to summon the bravery needed to withstand the harsh internet comments and trolls encountered when you feature yourself on an internet video.

The answer is very "Apple" indeed, but does it work?

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