Tag Archive: Controller


Leap Motion Controller Availability Delayed, Won’t Be In Retail Stores Until July

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The hardware controller for Leap Motion’s futuristic gesture tech was slated to arrive in stores on May 19th.  Now Leap Motion is having to delay its public release until July 27th. The reason for the delay is the need for more beta testing and integration with partners who will support the gesture-based platform.

In case you haven’t seen any of the demos, Leap Motion is incredibly cool. It allows you to control your Mac using Minority Report-style hand  [Read More…]

Apple Working On Physical Game Controller For iOS Devices [Updated]

Apple could makes this look not so archaic.

Apple could make this look not so archaic.

iOS is the most popular gaming platform in existence, and Apple has managed to create an incredible ecosystem of titles with only iOS devices. The company sells no actual controllers or joypads; everything is touch-based.

So does it make sense for Apple to make a physical game controller that somehow connects to your iPhone and iPad? According  [Read More…]

Leap Motion Controller For Mac Will Hit Best Buy March 19th, Come With Its Own App Store

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The Leap Motion controller could very well be the future of modern desktop computing. It could also just be a really cool invention that is too ahead of its time. We’ll find out in the near future. An exact shipping date has been announced.

After previously saying that it would ship in early 2013, the folks behind Leap Motion have confirmed that the device will start shipping on March 13th to  [Read More…]

Clear For Mac Will Work With Futuristic Leap Motion Controller [Video]

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Last summer we went hands-on with the Leap Motion, a futuristic controller for the Mac that lets you interact with OS X apps like Tom Cruise in Minority Report. It was a stunning experience, and it made the mouse and trackpad feel suddenly obsolete.

Developers have been flocking to the Leap platform since last year, and now Realmac Software has a big announcement to make.

The  [Read More…]

Clear For Mac Will Work With Futuristic Leap Motion Controller [Video]

Screen Shot 2013-02-26 at 11.41.06 AM

Last summer we went hands-on with the Leap Motion, a futuristic controller for the Mac that lets you interact with OS X apps like Tom Cruise in Minority Report. It was a stunning experience, and it made the mouse and trackpad feel suddenly obsolete.

Developers have been flocking to the Leap platform since last year, and now Realmac Software has a big announcement to make.

The  [Read More…]

Spin2 Is The World’s First MIDI DJ Controller Designed For Djay In The App Store

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The world of djing has changed quite a bit since the iPhone and iPad. Companies like Algoriddim released djay, a popular DJ app that has won an Apple Design Award. DJ controllers have started interfacing with these kinds of apps, but a new product called the Vestax Spin 2 is the world’s first MIDI controller created exclusively for djay and vjay, Algoriddim’s two iOS and Mac apps.

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Developed as a joint effort  [Read More…]

The EX Hybrid Controller Is Like A MagSafe Gamepad & Keyboard For Your iPhone 5

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A lot of people want both an iPhone and a physical QWERTY keyboard, but they don’t want the extra bulk. Similarly, some people want a physical control pad, but they don’t want to ensconce their device in a massive case to get one.

That’s the genius of the EX Hybrid Controller for iPhone 5. It’s a Bluetooth controller that magnetically attaches to a special shell on the back of your device: flip it one way and it’s a  [Read More…]

Keychain Sized And Full Of Win – The Impulse Game Controller Gets Even Smaller, Adds Shoulder Buttons

The iMpulse Game controller, now with eight days left in its Kickstarter campaign, was already planned to be a sleek little keychain-sized physical game controller. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and various Android devices, the iMpulse is getting an update to make it 20% thinner, as well as adding shoulder buttons on the bottom of the device.

For a pledge of $ 25 pus shipping, you can get one  [Read More…]

iCade’s Retro 8-Bitty Controller For iOS Is On Sale Now At $30

Isn’t that cool?

Reliving your childhood with retro games on iOS is, I find, one of the best ways to spend a quiet Sunday afternoon — until you get frustrated with the virtual controls that keep getting you killed and you threaten to throw your iPad out of the window. But thanks to the iCade 8-Bitty, a new Bluetooth control pad for iOS, you can now play your favorite titles with real controls.

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Korg microKEY, A Crazy Convenient MIDI Controller [Review]

  With the number of MIDI controllers on the market, the search for a great portable controller can be daunting. Let me introduce you to the Korg microKEY, my favorite mobile MIDI controller.   OK, there are quite a few mobile MIDI controllers on the market. M-Audio makes great mobile keyboards the Axiom 25 and Axiom Pro 25. The only problem with these keyboards is that they can be  [Read More…]