Engineering Magic®

Apple Approved
Bad Elf's accessories meet the requirements of  Apple's MFi program.  Our engineering team tests extensively with each new product release of the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
 
Apps Galore
Developers with deep domain expertise and great design acumen combine Bad Elf and Apple devices to create the ultimate user experience.  See the list.
No Cellular Required
Our products provide rock-solid GPS to iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch to allow you to see your GPS position in any app on the App Store.

Blog

Bad Elf's Cleared to Update Program

August 13, 2015

  At Bad Elf, our goal is to provide exceptional service to the pilots, boaters, GIS professionals, and adventurers who use our products.  Today we're announcing our Cleared to Update program, which is designed to provide timely information to you regarding compatibility between Bad Elf's products, new iOS operating system releases from Apple, and major updates from our app partners. One of the strengths of the app-based innovation on iOS is the speed at which updates are made to the hardware, operating system, and apps. These updates improve design, functionality, and security. However, the pace of updates adds some complexity and risk for customers using these solutions in mission-critical environments where downtime is not an option. Our Pledge We test Bad Elf accessories...

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Wombat Status Update #1

August 06, 2015

  Wow!  The response to our Wombat announcement has been amazing.  Over the course of the week at AirVenture 2015, we talked with hundreds of pilots and aircraft owners.  Many of them had, shall we say, strong feelings about the pain points of performing NavData updates and collecting flight logs today.  With Wombat, these pain points are eliminated by allowing you to perform these tasks using only your iPad or iPhone, without leaving the cockpit. Here's a quick update on our progress: At Oshkosh we had a chance to meet with our existing and potential partners, including app developers, navigation data providers, avionics manufacturers, and fleet operators.  We'll share more information on these partnerships in the coming weeks and months.  Our shared vision is to improve the pilot experience by...

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