Ps3 controller - mac mini lion


macrumors regular
Original poster
Jun 14, 2011
Wrexham, North Wales
Hi, I have the mid 2010 mac mini, upgraded to lion. I have connected my ps3 controller via Bluetooth - if I
Click Bluetooth icon on mac, it's shows ps3 controller, click disconnect - it dissconnects. Press ps3 home
Button & it reconnects..ok.

So, do I need something else installed now? The controller doesn't do anything...I thought maybe move the mouse cursor?

Is tattieboggle just for older macs?


macrumors newbie
Dec 18, 2010
There is a great program available on the Mac app store that allows doing this exact thing as well as map buttons to various keyboard commands.

Its a great program i can highly recommend it

its called gamepad companion.
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macrumors 6502a
Mar 2, 2009
I use gamepad companion also. If you play a lot it is worth it to use a controller in any game even if it is not allowed by the game.
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