Since iPhone 7 was announced back in September, manufacturers have been scrambling to come up with solutions for its new design that inhibits simultaneous charging and listening. There have been a few ideas in the meantime but with varying degrees of functionality. That’s where Auxillite comes in. A fresh Kickstarter project that combines a 3.5mm jack and Lightning port in a small footprint. The T-shaped accessory has both ports for simultaneous charging and listening, solving the issue presented by Apple’s latest device.

Auxillite also has a built-in digital-to-analog converter that was created to supplement the built-in system on iPhone 7. Aside from its problem-solving capabilities, this product is attractive for its minimal design. As of now, Auxillite is available for early bird backing at just $13. If all goes to plan it will ship in January. It’s important to note that the campaign page does not mention MFi certification, so you’ll be backing this product at your own risk. In the meantime, consider these popular Lightning headphones or take a look at our favorite wireless options on the market.

The latest jackless smartphone design has definitely stirred up a lot of hullabaloo. Unless you’re planning to buy one of those easy-to-lose and pricey wireless headphones with limited battery life, you can’t charge your phone while listening to audio from wired headsets. The Auxillite converter was designed as a solution for dual charging and listening. Instead of purchasing completely new add-ons, The Auxillite external digital-to-analog converter (DAC) attaches to 3.5mm jack and lightning ports, allowing you to play audio and stay charged around the clock.

Source: Kickstarter

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