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Gamevice controller now available for Pixel 2, 2 XL, 3, and 3 XL

When touchscreen controls don’t cut it for games, you’re left with two options: switch to a dedicated gaming machine or add your own hardware controls. For the past few years, Wikipad has sold its Gamevice detachable controllers which work with several Samsung Galaxy models and iPhones. The Google devices were sadly left out of the fray, until now as the company released a version that supports the Pixel 2, 3, and their XL variants.

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[Tutorial] How To Enable Game Controller Support On The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

With the arrival of Honeycomb 3.1 came some really nice features, including one of the most useful to date: USB host support. This allows users to plug thumb drives, external hard drives, mice, keyboards, and more into their tablets and use them with little-to-no hassle.

Out of the many uses for USB host support, adding a game controller to your tablet is a simple way to have more fun with your device -- it improves the experience with a lot of games, especially if, like me, you hate touchscreen controls. While most tablet manufacturers have included gamepad support in their devices right out of the box, such is not the case with the Galaxy Tab 10.1 (possibly because of the lack of a dedicated USB port), but not to worry -- if you're looking to use a USB game controller on your Tab, there is a way to get it working, granted you have the 30-pin USB adapter.

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