People forlornly recall when Apple used to put things in the box

We've already heard a bunch of rumours about the iPhone 16, which we presume Apple will launch in September 2024. But while nothing of what we have heard can is guaranteed to be fact so far, there is one thing that we can probably be sure of: the iPhone 16 will not include a plug nor a set of headphones in the box.

But it wasn't that long ago, that such items were routinely included. Over on the former Twitter, fans are forlornly recalling the days when an iPhone unboxing was a true experience... the days "when Apple cared".

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Joe Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment and software for creatives, from video editing programs to monitors and accessories. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives. There he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and design assets for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.