AWT News Update: November 21, 2017

AWT News Update: November 21, 2017

We've got all sorts of fun stories for you today...and even a few ideas for Black Friday / Cyber Monday deals:

  • Sonnet is selling the "eGFX Breakaway Box - Developer Edition" (AKA Apple External Graphics Development Kit) for $100, and you don't need to be a developer to get one
  • Quartz finds out that Android devices gather location data even with location services turned off, when apps aren't being used, and even without a SIM installed
  • Google's Fuchsia OS is being designed so that Swift apps can run on the OS
  • Gamevice announces that its controller for iPhone and iPad is now fully compatible with the DJI Spark drone
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The Gamevice controller works great with a 12.9-inch iPad Pro if used correctly

The Gamevice controller works great with a 12.9-inch iPad Pro if used correctly

Call this a mini-review: earlier this month I critiqued the second generation of the Gamevice controller, which has been upgraded with new buttons and thumb sticks,  on my iPhone 7 Plus. I found it to be great for certain games, but wondered if the 12.9-inch iPad Pro version would just too unwieldy to use.

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