• Tue. Jan 30th, 2024

DIY Game Controllers

Homemade hardware to take your gaming experience to the next level!

Android Apps

These posts cover Android apps which allow you to use your mobile device to enhance your gameplay.  Either as an input device, a second screen or other

  • Home
  • PC Head Tracking for Free with Android

PC Head Tracking for Free with Android

I happened to stumble upon a real hidden gem the other day while cruising the Google Play Store looking for interesting apps to augment my PC gaming experience. This one…

Free Button Box app – For Sim Racing and Gamers

The ButtonBox App logo

DroidCam Your Phone or Tablet as a PC Webcam

Introduction. I don’t stream and very rarely do I video conference or chat, so for me buying a webcam would be a waste of money. Plus, with how little I’d…

Make Your Own Cardboard VR Goggles

This is something I happened to come across from back in the bad days of the pandemic. In this writeup Volkswagen (the car company) issued instructions for how to make…

WiMic: A Smartphone as a Mic on PC for Free!

Have you ever had an important event online where it was crucial that you had a functioning microphone, so you were able speak with others? I did not long ago…

Sim Dashboard: Your Mobile as a Gaming Accessory Done Right.

Introduction As I promised during my review of MATRIC here is a piece of software that just does everything right. I am an avid sim racer, I have spent more…

MATRIC: So much Promise Squandered?

Introduction There are several good paid and free apps out there to use your Android, or iOS device as a peripheral for your pc. Some are free, others are paid,…

SmoothTrack: PC Head Tracking with Mobile

Introduction Wouldn’t it be great if you could get the same functionality as a $159 TrackIR setup but all you need is the mobile device you already have in your…

Free App Mobile Gamepad

FOSS Mobile Gamepad I was out searching for a good way to use an Android phone as an input device or gaming controller after having installed two different apps that…