X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

Fling Mini iPhone & iPod Joysticks: Stick-on Joy for Analog Fans

by Lambert Varias
Advertisement

Ten One Design has now released the inevitable follow-up to the Fling stick-on joystick for the iPad, the Fling Mini for the iPhone and iPod Touch. It’s almost exactly the same as its big brother, which means it has both the pros and cons of the original Fling.

fling mini stick on joystick

The Fling Mini should provide gamers that classic and dependable analog feel when playing games, but just like the Fling, it also blocks a substantial area of the screen. That may be forgivable for the iPad, but on the iPhone and iPod’s smaller screens this drawback might outweigh the joystick’s benefits for many games.

If you think the trade off is worth it, you can pre-order the Fling Mini at Ten One Design’s online shop – $25 (USD) gets you a pair of joysticks. I wonder if Apple will add a rear touch panel like the one on Sony’s NGP to future iOS devices. That way we can use add-ons like the Fling Mini without blocking the screen.

[via Dvice]

Deals in The Technabob Shop




More from Awesomer Media...

Unboxing a 1988 IBM PC

Unboxing a 1988 IBM PC

DIY Jurassic Park Amber Cane Replicas

DIY Jurassic Park Amber Cane Replicas

This Salvage Auction Bentley Bentayga is a Bargain

This Salvage Auction Bentley Bentayga is a Bargain

Mazda Motorsports Launches Hardtop for MX-5 Racers

Mazda Motorsports Launches Hardtop for MX-5 Racers

Awesome Vintage Photo of Hamill, Fisher, and Ford

Awesome Vintage Photo of Hamill, Fisher, and Ford

Rogue One Director Gareth Edwards on the Darth Vader Scene

Rogue One Director Gareth Edwards on the Darth Vader Scene

Advertisement