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How to connect a PS4 Controller to iMac or Macbook Pro
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How to connect a PS4 Controller to iMac or Macbook Pro

There have been howls of protests for the Apple community about my article How to connect Xbox One Controller to any Computer or Laptop on connecting the very popular Microsoft Xbox One Controller to the Computer. This is because in that article, I'd said “any Computer or Laptop”, which wasn't entirely true, as the Driver included at the end of the article only works for PC. What therefore, must the Apple iMac or Apple Macbook Pro do to connect a USB Controller, such as the PS4 Controller to their computer? However, their protests are unfounded as the Mac OS already provides support for a variety of USB Controllers, even connecting to them via Bluetooth. Many fans of my blog MICO Wars would have already known this as they would have read my article on connecting USB Game Controllers ...
How to connect Xbox One controller to any Computer or Laptop
Gadgets, Tech Tips, Video Games

How to connect Xbox One controller to any Computer or Laptop

I’m not much of a game-head myself, but I do love Microsoft’s Xbox One and especially its nifty controller. Fits the hand like a glove and very comfortable too, it makes for a great way to full take advantage of the advance graphics that this Gaming Machine’s packin’. Not me, I’m a PC and Laptop guy; not into Gaming Systems wither, as they frequently change and in my view, are being and will be made extinct by Tablets as concluded in Apple iPad Air’s the World Thinnest Tablet and Apple iPad Mini 2’s a 3DS and Vita killer Gear of War just became my summer Friend along with the traditional Servings of Super Mario Land, Sonic the Hedgehog, Retro Arcade Style and yes…..I’m very much into TitanFall too. My other favourite titles aren’t much to speak of, but I love em’ to bitz: War Thu...
Interaxon’s Muse Mind Controller and Tailly the Wearable Tail
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Interaxon’s Muse Mind Controller and Tailly the Wearable Tail

Do not try to bend the spoon Only Realize the Truth; that there is no spoon And then you’ll realize it is not the spoon that bends But yourself…. Excerpt from the movie Matrix (1999) In case you though I was “running ma’ mout’” when I said Mind Reading would be big in the next 5 years as per my article IBM’s advent of Mind Reading as Samsung patents Astral Projection Tech as the next Big Thing, Mind Reading peripheral makers are set to get serious in 2013! Crowdsourcing investors are betting big on an Ontario, Canada based start-up (just next door to RIM of Blackberry fame!) that’s funded by IndiGogo named Interaxon. Interaxon’s built an aesthetically pleasing US$199 Bluetooth-connected Mind Controller called the Muse that made its debut in October 2012 at the Le Web Conference in Pa...
Playstation Move Officially Revealed
Tech News, Video Games

Playstation Move Officially Revealed

The days of a traditional controller for video games seem to be numbered. Sony officially revealed their own addition to the motion and gesture controller wave called the Playstation Move at the annual Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. The PlayStation Move works in tandem with the PlayStation Eye webcam to track the wand-like controller's position and inertial sensors to detect motion. The video game console war is now raging on a new front as Nintendo Wii's MotionPlus, Sony's PlayStation Move and Microsoft's Project Natal are expected to square off later this year. It is no secret that Nintendo is currently winning the war but there are signs that it's momentum is slowing will Microsoft or Sony be able to overtake them? (more…)