Christmas came pretty early for geeks everywhere with the release of the highly anticipated Xbox One and Playstation 4. Earlier in November, Apple launched the new iPad Air and the Retina iPad Mini just a few weeks after. If you’re a hardcore geek/gamer/nerd etc… it has been a hell of an expensive month. Not too long ago, Apple released the iPhone 5S, Samsung with the Note 3, Sony with the Xperia Z1, and now Google/LG with the new Nexus 5 running KitKat 4.4 (now 4.4.2 at the time of this writing)! I must say that it has also been an expensive 90 some days and trying to find the best mobile devices comes with hefty price tags. Let’s get on with November shall we? Continue reading
I’ve been a fan of the MOGA game controller concept since it was first released about a year ago for the Android phones. The XBOX-like controller turns your phone into a fully functional game console with it’s built in retractable grip that holds your phone at a comfortable viewing angle for portable play. I’ve reviewed the first generation controller (MOGA Pocket) in the past and it’s quite effective and well thought out. As most of us know, playing games on your smartphone, especially graphic intensive games are a huge strain on battery life and having a phone without any power left in this modern world is no fun at all.
MOGA tries to solve this problem with the release of the MOGA Pro Power and the Hero Power by being able to charge your phone using the controller’s power source. Is this the right solution? That’s what we are going to find out!