Shielding from interference can allow tighter packing of chips and more battery space.
The next iPhone set for launch later this year will rely on Lightning headphones but will not feature advanced noise-cancellation, new reports claim.
Reports are based on rumored partnership between Apple and wireless charging solutions provider Energous.
New reports suggest iPhone 7 could experiment with new technologies to push the bar higher.
Future iPhones may offer headphone connectivity through Lightning and Bluetooth.
New reports claim Apple will launch a 4-inch iPhone by April. The phone could be called iPhone 5SE.
Apple described amplification of audio within the phone to combat decreasing space in phones.
Other rumors in the recent past about the iPhone 7 include 256 GB storage and improved battery.
If the rumors are to be believed then Apple, California-based tech giant is at the brink of finalizing the deals with LG and Samsung to bring a new kind of technology in the iPhone.
Reports have emerged claiming a leak from Chinese mobile operator confirms the existence and launch date of the device.
Taiwanese company TSMC will most likely get all of Apple's iPhone 7 orders thanks to its integrated fan out technology.
An Apple patent to prevent entry of water through shutters was published this week.
Contrary to earlier reports, the launch of an iPhone 7 Mini may not benefit intended users.
Reports suggest Apple will not introduce AMOLED screens for its phones until 2018. This means its iPhones will be less power efficient than its rivals.
According to several reports, Apple could launch a smaller phone to boost sales of its larger iPhone 7 in 2016.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.