The Apple puts producers of accessories in one row with suppliers of
Some time ago we to you knew that emergence of official accessories under the Lightning socket is postponed because of obstinacy of Apple. The company let know that from now on it becomes more difficult to foreign producers to assign to itself the status of participants of the MFi program (Made for iPod, iPhone, iPad). And it is concrete, it was a question of neotklonimy audit of factories, but before Apple wished to bring together partners in the Chinese Shenchzhen and everything to them popularly to explain. Meetings were planned for November 7-8 … and they took place. The result is unfavourable for heads of the companies, but the ordinary worker at factories on production of accessories it should become a little easier.
News number one: The Apple really will be engaged in check of factories. And what check! From now on everyone wishing to deserve membership in MFi the Apple (reference) should bring the creation into accord to the Code of responsibility of suppliers. You make a car chargers? Perfectly, but there will be no at you neither actual documentation, nor support from Apple, to sell the of a charging resellers — anything it will have no possibility, while you will not provide good working conditions at the plant. Ah yes, also do not forget to make creation harmless: Apple not to liking harmful emissions. Apparently, speech here not only about producers of electronics under Lightning, well and about those who does AirPlay-compatible accessories.
News number two, small: Apple told to the become sad partners that the Lightning socket — is water-proof. [tuaw]