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DIY QuadroCopter Built with Arduino and Wii Motion Plus!

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Officially (or unofficially), RC helicopters are DEAD as we know it but quadrocopters are become ever more popular.  For those of you who’s thinking about building yourself one, you might want to take a look at this particular setup using Arduino and Wii Motion Plus.

The project uses Wii Motion Plus coupled with I2C communication to Arduino unit to make use of the gyroscopes inside and also save a bunch of money on the setup.

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How to Run Homebrew Wii Applications on your Wii with LetterBomb!

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By hacking your Wii with LetterBomb, you can now run cool homebrew Wii applications that can turn your Wii into an open-source media center, FTP server, and a whole lot more. (See list of homebrew applications.)

If this type of thing is your cup of tea/coffee, we highly suggest you to start hacking your Wii.

Personally, my Wii has been sitting in front of my TV for months, it’s time to make it work for me while

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DIY Receipt Printer Racing Game!

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How would you make video games in a world where LCD displays didn’t exist?

Well, there’s actually an answer for that, use a receipt printer to literally print your screen while you try to make through the maze, as shown on this DIY receipt printer racing game.

No matter how pointless and wasteful this game seems, I am sure it has some good applications to other projects.

The game is played on a receipt printer, a common device you can see at every convenient store. It prints those papers you usually find crumbled up in your pockets, just to throw the

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DIY Beer Robot Controlled By a Wiimote!

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Just when you needed another beer and try to grab it, the beer walks away by itself!

If this has happened to you recently, you’ve been punked by the DIY beer robot.

via hackaday, getrobo

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Kinect Hack – How to Juggle with Kinect!

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Do you want to learn to juggle?  Or perhaps want to just keep your juggling skills honed?

If you’ve got Kinect, you can download the juggle program and try it yourself with your computer.

Also check out these Street Fighter Style fireballs you can do:

Download the fireball program here.

via hackaday

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Kinect Hack – DIY Tesla Coils Controlled by Kinect!

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Here’s a rather interesting Kinect hack that involves being able to control tesla coils by your movement via Kinect, awesome!

via make,

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How to Beat Angry Birds 1-2!

For those of you who want to know how to beat Angry Birds 1-2 with 3 stars and just 1 bird, here’s how to do it!

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How to Beat Angry Birds 1-1!

I know for sure there’s people out there who don’t even know how to swipe a smartphone, for those of you folks, here’s how to beat Angry Birds 1-1. I am just telling you this is really the tip of the iceburg, that game sure is addicting, now I play it everyday.

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Kinect Hacks – How to Use Kinect as 3D Holographic Chatting Device!

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Here’s some more cool Kinect hacks that involve turning it into a 3D holographic chatting device.  Sorta choppy but this is still in the early stages of hacking and it can only get better with time.

A 3D camera like a Kinect provides the missing bit of information necessary for 3D reconstruction. For each 2D pixel on the image plane, it not only records that pixel’s colo

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Kinect Hack – How to Use Kinect as an Air Guitar!

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For those of you who are excited about Kinect (and I know the world is), here’s another reason why you should get a Kinect, then hack it into an air guitar!

First it thresholds the scene to find a person, then uses a histogram to get the most likely d

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