iControlPad is a hardware review site covering, Bluetooth gaming controllers for smartphones to mobile tablet, laptop gaming or gaming desktop computers.


Gaming Controllers for Smartphone, Console & PC

At iControlPad we are game pad crazy, below you can check out our Mobile Bluetooth controllers for iPhone, Android & and pretty much any other computer or tablet. We also have guide on how to use open source controller software on android / iPhone.

Knowledge Base

Learn how to setup controlpad’s on mobile, Mac, PC & consoles with our step by step guides for open source controller software & compatibility guides.

Laser vs Optical Gaming Mouse

Laser VS Optical Gaming Mouse

TL;DR – Optical still wins over Laser, if your using a mouse pad on a desk, however the accuracy of Laser has improved considerably in 2024/19

Nvidia G-Sync

Is G-Sync Worth It?

Yes, G-Sync is worth the money. Assuming you are playing AAA games and your gaming PC often drops below your monitors refresh rate (60/120/144Hz), G-Sync

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What is iControlPad?


At iControlPad (ICP) we believe there is a better way to buy hardware, with dedicated research and testing we help gamers buy the right hardware with our unbiased in-depth reviews, written by gamers for gamers. Our mission is to become the authority on gaming hardware reviews for mobile, console & PC gaming. We’re excited to simplify Gaming Hardware purchases for our readers through our buying guides and comprehensive knowledge base.

The iControlPad site started originally when Jamie Nasser was on the look out for a controller for mobile gaming, and for flying jets on the original battlefield game. The name stands for Internet Control Pad, or iCP for short 🙂 Despite the name we review all gaming hardware from Bluetooth iPhone gaming control pads, gaming mice & monitors to the best gaming chairs in our thoroughly researched in-depth Top 5 reviews.

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Our Team, Meet the Gaming Addicts...

No, none of our team work on this site as their full time job. However, as we have evolved as a site we have built strict editorial processes, we make a commission from purchases when you click on a link. But, this does not affect the hardware we recommend.

Olivia Huntington


Olivia typically spends her time making sure iControlPad's content meets our strict editorial guide lines (and enjoys correcting Jamie's typos). In her free time she enjoys Snowboarding & playing Overwatch.

Jamie Nasser

Hardware Expert
Jamie is a hardware geek, enjoys overclocking, cooling and playing with the latest gaming hardware. In his free time he enjoys playing CS GO and playing guitar.

Mark Simpson

Mark keeps iControlPad on the Internet. Geeking out over server optimization and page loading times. In his free he enjoys car racing and playing WoW, Overwatch.

iControlPad FAQ

Any of the controllers we have reviewed in our iPhone Bluetooth controller review do not require a jailboken iPhone.

See the iControlPad compatibility guide for controllers with headphone ports.

See the iControlPad compatibility guide for USB controllers that are compatible on PC.

See the iControlPad compatibility guide for USB controllers that are compatible on games consoles.

See the iControlPad compatibility guide for a list of controlpad release dates for 2024.

We are working on a new round up guide for USB Joystick devices that also work on mobile devices using Bluetooth.

See the iControlPad compatibility guide for Bluetooth controllers with QWERTY keyboards + D-Pads built in for Apple TV gaming.

You can see our review of iPhone controllers which can be connected to phones to play games here.

See the iControlPad compatibility guide for a list of devices that work with Bluetooth controllers. Which is not limited to mobile devices or phones. Computers, laptops and Raspberry Pi’s also work with gaming controllers.

See the iControlPad compatibility guide provides an overview of controlpads ranked by battery life.