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Nintendo Wii Stuff

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 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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Wii Hack – How to Make a DIY Wii “Shoe” Controller!

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For those of you who want a full-fledge Wii “Shoe” Controller, there is a way, just stick some parts off the Wii Balance Board onto your shoe.

Computers are becoming an ever increasing part of modern life and gaming is a large part of this, being used

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Android Hack – How to Make a Custom HTC Evo 4G Wiimote Gaming Controller!

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Here’s a great way to enjoy games on your HTC Evo 4G, hook it up to a Wii Wheel!  Should be also easy to do on other Android smartphones such as the Droid X or Samsung Vibrant.

Short List of what my procedure was: 1. unscrew top screws 2. cut to fit Evo landscape 3. put plastic on for fitment before glue. 4. applied glue to plastic, then glued to the wheel. Waited to dry.

So I am always looking for ways to be crafty, and after CM6 was released, I needed a way to play my NBA Jam, NBA Hangtime, Megaman, etc. with a wiimote.

I was at the dollar store with my

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Wii Rowing Game!

Wii rowing game is coming soon.  For those of you rowers out there who need to practice even in rain, this Wii rowing game might just be the thing you need.  Of course, add some actual resistance (by adding a real rowing machine) and you might get a real workout too.

via engadget

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DIY Wii Laptop Let’s you Take Wii Games Anywhere!

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Here’s a rather fantastic idea for turning your household Wii into a portable Wii laptop so it’s more portable plus you can practically play as long as however long your battery can last.

One of the reasons why I don’t ever move my Wii from its static position under my HDTV is because it’s simply a hassle plus the sensor bar mounts have stickiness I guess it’s supposed to be stuck at one place.

This certainly would be a great idea for Nintendo to get into, making portable Wii laptops.

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Wii Dumbells Review!

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For those of you addicted to playing Wii and getting a good work out, there’s even a better way to get a real workout, that is to get Wii dumbells!  Of course, these aren’t going to work for buff dudes out there but they are indeed going to add some more exercise everytime you play the Wii.

There’s currently 3 different Wii dumbells you can get.  The Everlast Wii Dumbells,

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DIY Wii Ghostbuster Gun Controller!

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Ghostbusters is probably right up there on my list of 80s movies I enjoyed as a kid.  Well, someone has decided hack up their own DIY Wii Ghostbuster gun that’s actually functional and yes, I would like one too for my Wii Ghostbuster game.

Boy, I love the interwebs when I see cool stuff like this, especially it’s raining like he

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Wii Hack – DIY WiiMote over Bluetooth on iPhone Game-App!

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In case you’ve missed it, here’s a cool hack involving a WiiMote playing an iPhone game-app over bluetooth! – via hackedgadgets

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