Techno Dabbler

Trying out new technology.

Controller

Wednesday

06

April 2016

Steel Stratus XL

by Alexandre Denault, on Console, iPad, iPod, Apple, Controller

Game controllers for mobile devices are a strange compromise : they offer superior controls in games while severely impacting the “mobility” aspect of mobile devices. Regardless, some games just cannot be played on a touch screen. If you are using an Apple device, you’ll need an mFi controller. Those shopping around for a game controller should take a look at the Steel Series Stratus XL, which offers a solid game…

Tuesday

08

March 2016

Nvidia Shield Portable

by Alexandre Denault, on Videogames, Android, Console, Nvidia, Shield, Controller

The Nvidia Shield Portable is a wonderful little Android machine. Released by Nvidia in 2013, it was the first Android device to use Nvidia's Tegra 4 processor. Even more importantly, it was the first device to integrate Nvidia's new streaming technology, allowing a player to stream a game either from his PC or from the the Internet using Nvidia Grid (recently renamed to Nvidia Now). The device was release as…