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Nexus One Hacked as a Wireless Gas Pedal for RC Cars!

Along with the fact that Nexus One can be used as a full-fledged desktop linux computer, Nexus One has been making some big headlines lately with this guy hacking it as a wireless gas pedal for his RC cars.

Sounds like a ton of fun!

To summarize: The generic mobile client connects over the LAN to the desktop app. The desktop app sends it a “surface” SWF which contains all o

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DIY Automated RC Cars with Ultrasonic Sensors can Drift…


Here’s a neat DIY of automated RC cars that detect the walls and automatically (sorta) drift.¬† If applied to real cars, this could be a great way to save lots of human lives in the future.

The car-chase was made by holding a camera on a stick, chasing the cars around. Some clips where made by placing the camera on a record-player. All editing was done in the standard “free” program that comes with a Mac, called iMovie. It is a nice program for light editing.. but phew, it was pushed to make this

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