Tag Archive: Controllers


How to See Battery of Game Controllers on iPad & iPhone

If you have connected an Xbox controller or PS4 controller to an iPhone or iPad, you may be wondering if it’s possible to see what the battery life is of those connected game controllers. It turns out that much the same way you can check the battery life of Apple Pencil or AirPods, you can … Read More

How to See Battery of Game Controllers on iPad & iPhone

If you have connected an Xbox controller or PS4 controller to an iPhone or iPad, you may be wondering if it’s possible to see what the battery life is of those connected game controllers. It turns out that much the same way you can check the battery life of Apple Pencil or AirPods, you can … Read More

One of the most iconic game controllers is back and better than ever [Deals]

For gamers of a certain age, there are few things as familiar and full of memories as the look and feel of the Super Nintendo controller. Those golden days of gaming are 30 years in the past, but they’re not gone. In fact, they’re still here and better than ever with 8Bitdo’s SNES30 Bluetooth Game […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Will The Future See Us All Using XTouch To Turn Our Countertops Into Giant iPad Controllers?

Imagine slapping your nightstand to snooze your iPhone’s alarm. Or rapping on the kitchen countertop to flip recipe book pages so your flour-coated hands don’t mess up the iPad’s screen. These scenarios could soon be real: XTouch is a new…Read more ›    [Read More…]

First Two iOS 7 Game Controllers Teased By Logitech, ClamCase

Awwww, yeah.As we noted earlier this week, iOS 7 includes some code that will allow third party manufacturers create universal controllers for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch using Apple’s latest mobile operating system. It’s groundbreaking stuff, especially for a traditionally game-averse tech company, but we’re starting to see the first wave of controllers to come out. […]

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5S Rumors Plus Why iOS Game Controllers Will Rule On Our All-New CultCast

new-cultcast-site-promo-pic-doubtfire.jpgLook, I’m not gonna like to you—we get weird on this week’s CultCast. But, before the wheels fall off completely, we do work in some great Apple news stories and topics such as: why iPhone 5S could have two flashes; how the iOS game controller could change everything; new Thunderbolt displays on the way; the […]

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Is This One Of The First Apple-Approved Game Controllers For iOS 7?

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This somewhat blurry image of a game controller built by Logitech is believed to be one of the first Apple-approved controllers for iOS 7 that will join the “Made for iPhone” program. It’s built for the iPhone 5, and it’s been designed to meet Apple’s new guidelines for Mac and iOS game controllers.

The image was obtained by Kotaku, which “can’t tell you who gave it to us or where it was  [Read More…]

Apple Publishes Developer Guidelines For iOS, OS X Game Controllers

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Apple announced during its WWDC keynote that iOS 7 will finally bring support for third-party game controllers, and the Cupertino company has followed that up with a new set of guidelines that detail a standard for iOS and OS X game controllers.

The document is designed to ensure that all game developers are working with the same specifications, so no matter who your favorite title was built by, it should be  [Read More…]

ThinkGeek’s iCade Controllers For iOS Have Up To $50 Off For Black Friday [Deals]

ThinkGeek’s awesome 8-Bitty controller is included in its Black Friday sale.

I don’t know about you, but I’m finding it hard to keep up with all these awesome Black Friday deals. If you’ve picked up a reduced iOS device from Apple — or another third-party retailer — during today’s sales, you may want one of ThinkGeek’s iCade controllers to accompany it. The company is now offering up to $ 50 off.

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