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
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

Fling iPad Joystick Adds Tactile Feedback to iPad Games

by Paul Strauss
Advertisement

I love to play games on my iPad, but I have to say that with games that use a virtual on-screen joystick, I really miss the feeling of a true analog stick. Well, thanks to this new gadget, that problem has come to an end.

fling_game_controller_ipad

Ten One Designs’ Fling is a tactile game controller for the iPad. You simply stick it onto the screen of your iPad using its gentle, removeable suction cups, and your screen instantly spawns a real, honest-to-goodness analog stick.

fling_game_controller_ipad_2

The clever design is made primarily of transparent, flexible resin, so you can still see through to the screen, except where your thumb rests – and that’s already the case when you play games without such a contraption. Here’s a video clip showing off the Fling in action:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zNbYpscv-8

I wonder if you could use two of these to play games like Geometry Wars Touch. Other than taking up a lot of screen real estate, I can’t see why not. This ingenious little gadget will sell for $24.95 (USD) – including a handy microfiber carrying pouch – when it hits. Ten One will be accepting pre-orders for the Fling starting on January 6th.

Deals in The Technabob Shop



More from Awesomer Media...

Bacon and Eggs Pool Floats

Bacon and Eggs Pool Floats

DIY Self-Balancing Robot

DIY Self-Balancing Robot

2018 Subaru Forester Black Edition

2018 Subaru Forester Black Edition

Shelby F-150 Super Snake Truck Packs 750 hp

Shelby F-150 Super Snake Truck Packs 750 hp

Mezco Toyz One:12 Collective Knightmare Batman Action Figure

Mezco Toyz One:12 Collective Knightmare Batman Action Figure

Mezco Toyz One:12 Collective Dr. Strange Action Figure

Mezco Toyz One:12 Collective Dr. Strange Action Figure

Advertisement