updated 03:30 pm EDT, Sat April 20, 2013
Entire new G-series of peripherals now OS X compatible
As part of Logitech's rebranding initiative for its gaming products, the company has revealed that the Logitech Gaming Software (LGS) has been updated to support Max OS X for the entire G-line of gaming peripherals. The new versions allow gamers to "enjoy the same great personalization and customized control our PC customers have come to reply on" according to the official Logitech blog.
Compatible products include the G100/G100s, G300, G400/G400s, G500/G500s, G600 MMO Gaming, G700/G700s, G9/G9x, and the MX518 gaming mice. Keyboards included in the software fix are the G103, G105, G110, G13 Advanced Gameboard, G11, G15 versions one and two, G510/G510s, G710+ Mechanical, and G19/G19s.
Prior to the reveal of the rebranding, Logitech claims to have "studied the interaction between hand and device during gameplay" and enhanced the devices with fingerprint-resistant coatings, hydrophobic materials and durable switches, allowing for long product life. In most cases, the hardware had limited compatibility with OS X -- but the new software package corrects that problem, and adds customization of input, and macro control to newer devices.
Electronista reviewed the G710+ mechanical keyboard last year, and found it lacking due to it being "completely incompatible with Macintosh hardware." We have evaluated the new software with the keyboard, and have found that it rectifies our concerns regarding Macintosh compatibility.