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Hands-on: Gametel controller for smartphones, tablets

01/09, 3:15am

We go hands on with the Gametel controller at CES

At a pre-CES event, we had a chance to briefly sample Fructel's Gametel pad accessory for Android-powered smartphones. First spotted in November, the company is now working on making the device compatible with Apple devices as well. The devices attaches to phons using a spring-loaded clamps and pairs to the device using Bluetooth, while tablets rely on touch-free operation.

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Fructel makes Gametel controller for Android smartphones

11/18, 2:25pm

Gametel controller clamps onto Android phones

Sony Ericsson's Xperia Play is the only smartphone with a built-in gamepad, but a company called Fructel is releasing an accessory that will connect to any Android-powered smartphone. Called Gametel, it uses clamps and a rubberized bumper to attach to the side of a handset for landscape-oriented gaming. It sends signals over Bluetooth, but lacks an analog joystick, opting for a directional pad instead.

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