Kevin Fox, lead designer at Mozilla Labs, thinks the iPad 2 is using pogo pins instead of the more traditional switch contacts. They've actually filed patents for the pogo pin style headphone jack (which is smaller) before and have been interested in re-making the headphone jack entirely. The difference is super slight but Fox thinks it makes the headphone jack waterproof. Not that your iPad is, though. [Fury]
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