Apple's Dream for iPhones Could Actually Be a Nightmare

Apple's Dream for iPhones Could Actually Be a Nightmare

This story is part of Focal Point iPhone 2022, CNET's collection of news, tips and advice around Apple's most popular product. The iPhone 14 smartphones go a step further in Apple's quest for a portless phone, making the new models sleeker and stronger by dumping the SIM card slot and relying on eSIM chips. Gone is another mechanical vulnerability to dust and water, following Apple's choice to evict the 3.5mm headphone jack starting in 2016 and dumping the physical home …