The launch of a new iPhone always brings with it thousands of hot takes on the technology giant’s latest iteration of its smartphone. Chasing all those clicks is a lot of work, particularly when Apple does something controversial, like, say, removing the earphone port.

News.com.au had the issue covered from all sides:

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And then there is the ever-reliable covering the coverage. Many news sites did the “social media meltdown” Twitter reaction to Apple’s new “AirPods”, or wireless separated headphones. Over at Fairfax, it was as though wireless headphones were a new invention:

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— Josh Taylor