We’ve already seen leaked images of Logitech’s apparent upcoming gamepad for the iPhone and now, less than a month later, the product looks a whole lot more real thanks to another leak and a trademark filing that suggest it will be called Powershell.
The name was first put forward by serial technology insider @evleaks — who leaked initial images of the Powershell, below, on October 2 — and that claim is backed up by an entry on trademark and patent filing database Legalforce — flagged by @DustinLeiblein — which shows Logitech registered the Powershell trademark in September of this year.
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The trademark filing describes the device as an “integrated game control device and battery pack for use with computers and digital electronic devices,” but, since it is merely a filing, there’s no mention of the iPhone nor are there any other details.
Logitech announced a reorganization in January which saw it switch its focus to mobile computing — and specifically tablets and smartphones — following a disappointing period of business for its PC peripherals devision. The Powershell, which could be rivalled by a rumored iPhone controller from Moga, would clearly fit with Logitech’s new strategy.
Headline image via Geoff Stokes /Flickr, other via @evleaks