Hardware

iPod Touch 4th Gen Review

iPod Touch 4th Gen LogoThe latest iteration of the popular media and gaming device from Apple is the most significant upgrade yet and brings it more in line with the iPhone that it is based on. The iPod Touch 4th Gen features a new, more powerful processor, two cameras and a “retina display” with a resolution of 960 x 640 pixels.

The iPod Touch 4th Gen is capable of shooting HD-quality (720p) video at up to 30 fps and uploading it to YouTube, as well as using the much-vaunted FaceTime video communication feature when in the presence of a wi-fi Internet connection. Read More...

PlayStation Move Motion Controller Review

PlayStation Move Motion Control SystemUsed in conjunction with a PlayStation Eye camera, the PlayStation Move Motion Controller provides a true 1:1 representation of your actions on screen and a level of precision not found in preceding motion control methods.

The controller is about six inches in length and features a comfortable ergonomic shape. It has a large, centralized “Move” button that serves as the primary input. It also has the standard PlayStation face buttons and the back has a concave trigger referred to as the “T” button. Read More...

PlayStation Move Navigation Controller Review

PlayStation Move Motion Control SystemThe PlayStation Move Navigation Controller provides a traditional control option for select Move-enabled titles. This optional peripheral features a large compliment of inputs and a good-sized form factor that rests comfortably even in larger hands. 

The controller does not have any motion functionality, but instead focuses on delivering quality traditional input. It houses an analog stick, directional pad, a trigger, a bumper, two face buttons—cross and circle—and a PlayStation button. It does not have start or select buttons, meaning it cannot be used as a stand-alone controller in most cases. Read More…

Classic Controller Pro Review

The White Classic Controller ProThe Classic Controller Pro is one of the best traditional controllers Nintendo has ever produced. It features a number of improvements over the original Classic Controller, including a more natural trigger placement and ergonomic hand grips. 

The controller also features a modified analog stick placement and has had its cord moved to the top of the controller for a more traditional feel. Its biggest drawback is a lack of rumble functionality and a glossy finish attracts fingerprints, especially on the black model. Read More…