Fender partners with Apple to offer inexpensive USB-equipped guitar to Garageband users

Fender Squire Strat iOS

USB-equipped guitars aren’t unheard of, but Fender and Apple are teaming up to bring a low-cost option to the hordes of iOS and Mac users who have dreams of cutting their masterpiece in GarageBand. Fender is now selling a USB-equipped Squier Stratocaster directly through the Apple Store for $ 199.99 — that’s a low price for any guitar, not to mention one equipped with USB. Of course, for that price, you shouldn’t expect too much: Fender’s Squier line has long been aimed squarely at those picking up a guitar for the first time. Still, it’s not a bad one-stop solution for the uninitiated who want an easy way to plug a guitar into their computer or iOS device.

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