Last month Apple reportedly reduced the licensing costs for accessory manufacturers, which could help make Lightning cables as well as other MFi (Made for iPod/iPhone/iPad)Â accessories more affordable.
Apple added official support for Made for iOS Game Controllers in iOS 7, but the game controllers launched till now all connect via the Lightning port. SteelSeries today launched Stratus, the first wireless game controller that connects via Bluetooth.
Nike introduced its FuelBand SE fitness tracker last month and announced the device would go on sale starting November 6th. Apple jumped the gun on Nike’s rollout and is now selling the wearable device on its website.Â You can order one for delivery in 1-3 days or reserve a unit for in-store pickup. Some customers report being able to stroll into a retail store and buy one on the spot.
Apple included native support for third-party game controllers in iOS 7, and press images of a number of game controllers have leaked since then, including ones made by Logitech and MOGA.
While most games work quite well with touch, there are some that are more suitable with physical buttons that are available on game controllers.
So we were quite excited when AppleÂ added APIs for MFi (Made for iPod/iPhone/iPad) game controllers.