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Brick Joystick – Another gadget that claims to improve your mobile gaming experience

on Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Last week I posted a review of the Invisible Gamepad Kickstarter project, which are easy to use stick-on gamepads for smartphones and tablets. I found that the Invisible Gamepad worked better than other stick-on joysticks that I’ve tried in the past (see related reviews at the bottom of this post), but it still lacked aRead More…

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Invisible Gamepad review

on Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

If you enjoy playing action games on your smartphone or tablet, you have probably run into a problem that is shared by all games that use virtual on-screen controls. On-screen touch controls lack the tactile feedback that is needed for fast paced gaming. When you’re surrounded by a bunch of bad guys and your only wayRead More…

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EFO iPazzPort Mini – A wireless gamepad, keyboard, mouse, touchpad for your computer or Android device

on Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

The EFO iPazzPort Mini Wireless GameBoard, Keyboard, Mouse, Touchpad is a 2.4GHz wireless controller which connects to your PC (Windows, Mac or Linux) or Android device using an RF USB dongle. It’s designed for your entertainment system. Just hook it up, sit on your couch and surf or play games on your large screen TV.Read More…

Ringbow – Give your tablet the finger

on Friday, November 30th, 2012

Combining all the features of a mouse, keyboard and joystick, the Ringbow is a Bluetooth device worn on the finger that complements your Bluetooth-enabled phone, tablet, or similar device.  The Ringbow includes a D-pad button with 9 control directions.  It can be used to by itself or in conjunction with a touchscreen device, giving a moreRead More…

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Ten One Design Fling iPad Gaming Controller Review

on Thursday, May 12th, 2011

Gaming on the iPad is a big deal. There are probably more game apps than utility apps in the app store. That means that gadgets that aid in game play should be really popular too right? Well guess what? There aren’t many of them – yet. While we wait for wireless joysticks, we have toRead More…

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ThinkGeek JOYSTICK-IT iPad Arcade Stick Review

on Sunday, February 20th, 2011

Got an iPad? Like games and wish you could use a real joystick to play games instead of a virtual touch screen controller? I have a potential solution for you. It’s the JOYSTICK-IT from ThinkGeek. It’s a small stick on joystick that has been designed to work with any device that features a capacitive touchscreen.Read More…

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JOYSTICK-IT adds a real controller to your iPad and Android tablets

on Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

Hot on the heels of Janet’s news about the Fling controller, comes a similar add-on for iPad and Android tablet devices. It’s the JOYSTICK-IT from ThinkGeek. This is a lightweight solid milled-aluminum joystick that is compatible with 1000’s of games that feature a virtual on-screen control pad.  It’s not clear if it uses some sortRead More…

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Nostalgic joystick brings back gaming memories of your youth

on Friday, January 29th, 2010
Posted in: Gaming Gear, News

Just looking at this joystick brings back memories of playing Pacman, Donkeykong and Pitfall Harry. The Clear Classic USB Joystick from Retro Thing is modeled after the iconic joystick that us 40 somethings remember from the 70’s and 80’s. It plugs into a USB port to play retro games on a modern PC or Mac.Read More…

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AlphaGrip iGrip Ergonomic Keyboard & Trackball

on Friday, April 3rd, 2009
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Have you ever seen a keyboard / gaming controller like this one? Pretty crazy huh? The AlphaGrip iGrip is made to hold in both hands so that you can control it by all 10 of your fingers. It has a bazillion buttons and a trackball. Too bad it isn’t wireless as well. Cross your fingersRead More…