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Wii HACK – Christmas Wii-remote xmms hack

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Cool XMMS hack for linux or ubuntu users using the wii remote! The funny thing is he doesn’t even own a Wii console, just the Wii remote! Well, we’d probably give it some good hacks if we just had some Wii remotes too. Two thumbs up for doing XMMS on Ubuntu!

But I don’t own a Wii console. So I hacked away in linux and got it to control my xmms mp3 player. All buttons except power button work as follows:

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Wii HACK – Wiimote + FlightGear = Ultimate Flight Simulator?

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Remember we made a sixaxis controller for PC the other day? Well here’s a cool one using wii controller and a Linux flight simulator, tight!

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Make your Linux box look like a MAC

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I don’t know what it is lately, MACs have been very appealing to me lately. Maybe because the new MACs are unix based or what… Regardless of how much money I don’t have in my pocket to buy one, here’s a way you can make your PC look like a MAC and fool people if you have Linux installed…

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DIY HACK – Build a Skype Server for Your Home Phone System

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Here’s a detailed instructions on building your own skype server for your home phone system.

One irritating feature of Skype is that it must be running on a computer for you to make and receive calls. That is, when your computer is off, Skype doesn’t work. Moreover, when you run Skype on the computer you use day in and day out, Skype’s performance (call quality, reliability and so forth) can suffer if you are doing o

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CNET’s James Kim and family missing — have you seen them?

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We’ve received word that a respected member of our tech community, James Kim (whom many of you may know as CNET’s senior editor of digital audio), and his family have gone missing. As we understand it, last weekend James, his wife Kati (above right), and his very young girls Penelope (left) and Sabine (baby), drove from their home in the SF Bay Area to Seattle. They were expected back some time Sunday, bu

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Philip Torrone Spotted!

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We caught Philip Torrone from Make on his new video review of open-source products.

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HACK – Hacking the PS3

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There are way to hack the PS3 via Linux:

You can now dump your BlueRay images into ISO format using Linux on your Playstation 3. All that is required to drop the images onto your 60GB hard drive is to run the following command “dd if=/dev/cdrom of=/imagename.img”. So far there is no way to play your backed up games, but this is a good start.

Well if you get further into hacking the PS3, you can always

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DIY HACK – More wii web browser hacking exposed!

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Here’s another wii hacking for web browsing using some dns hacks via

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More wii web browser hacking exposed!

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Windows XP Running on PS3

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Someone got Windows XP running on PS3 via emulator via Linux OS. Well, if we wanted to run windows apps, we’d just rather use wine. But we give a thumbs up for the news. [gv data=”http://video.google.com/googleplayer.swf?docId=-8800244920606286092&hl=en” width=”670″ height=”400″][/gv]

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DIY HOWTO – Linux Temperature Monitoring using the DS1820

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Here’s how you can make your own Linux Temperature Monitoring system coupled with a DS1820 chip using the 1-wire communication protocol. Note that you could easily do this with a Basic Stamp, which supports 1-wire protocol and just simply add a

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