Apple on forces to break comparability to not authorized accessories of Lightning
Together with the Lightning Apple socket continues to spread policy of closeness and control. Wishing to create accessories under a new konnektor, the foreign company can go 2 methods. Or she agrees with Apple, in passing improving working conditions and agreeing to follow rigid rules … or — does not agree. And then guarantees that its accessories will be efficient, it to the clients will not provide.
The main expert in marketing of the Apple partner company — Mophie — told one of these days, what steps solve in Kupertino concerning Lightning. You already in a course that by results of checks of Apple provides to participants of the MFi program (Made for iPod, iPhone, iPad) special chips which are put in accessories later. And so these chips, it appears, are marked by a digital signature — unique for each partner. If resourceful Chinese get such chips, and later the accessory made by them will come into the hands of experts from Apple — that those learn that Mophie was at fault directly. What participant of MFi after that will want to trade on the party? Correctly, any.
It is not capable to agree with anybody, Chinese do own chips — once developed кандаловём return engineering. Just such accessories also can be got on numerous online flea markets for pennies. But here still here that — yes, the foreign chip is rather good, that iPhone or iPad correctly identified it, but whether it contains the mentioned signature? More quickly not, than yes. And here we approach to the most important — after all existence of the signature can be checked means of iOS! While such mechanism of check is not built in an insertion, but, theoretically, Apple in though what moment can add it — and then with one more update ON your device it will appear non-comparable to your accessory.
It would be the blow below the belt — partly therefore is very not clear that the similar will occur. On the other hand, the 100 percent confidence of the return too is not present … [macrumors]