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Send text messages from your PS2 or XBox 360 game controllers

In Gadgets, Tools on November 16, 2006 at 10:27 am

Texter™, a new plug-in kind of device for the game controllers from Blue Orb Inc. lets you send text messages from your Playstation® 2 and XBox 360™ game controllers. This would particularly be helpful for the gamers who need to message with their buddies and enemies while they are on the game. It’s particularly useful for XBox™ Live Chat.

It’s kind of a new way of typing without the traditional keyboard. They claim that its 5 times faster than the tradition keyboard typing. I haven’t tried it though so I’m not sure how true the claim is.

The Texter™ also allows you to use your controller to type on a PC!

The Texter™ is currently available for the Playstation® 2 and will soon be available for the Xbox 360.

Visit this page to get an idea of what all these means.

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  1. Can two PS2 consoles talk to each other with text messages?

  2. I guess Yes even though I haven’t tried that way. With Texter you can send messages to a PlayStation or an XBox console from another console, which means the two consoles are talking to each other by text messages.

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