Tag Archive: Controller


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.

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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…]

Hacked NES Controller Plays iPad Games

Forget hacking the PS3. Old-school gamers like myself were practically moved to tears by the wicked cool video footage of a hacked NES controller playing a game on Apple’s first-generation iPad. According to Slash Gear, Joven of ProtoDojo has combined a Nintendo Entertainment System controller, Arduino, and some micro servos to create a functional controller for your iPad games. In the video above, Joven is playing Reckless Racing on his tablet. While it all looks like fun and games, it  [Read More…]