Wii Hacks

Leanback meets The Nintendo Wii Remote

Leanback meets The Nintendo Wii Remote

Couch potatoes, unite in celebration! YouTube Leanback is YouTube's new simplified interface that lets you surf videos using only 6 keys on your PC keyboard. But you don't have to wait until YouTube Leanback reaches your TV set-top box to get a...
Fantastic Interview with the Inventor of Pong

Fantastic Interview with the Inventor of Pong

Back in the late 60s, German-born gadgeteer Ralph Baer began inventing what later became known as video games. Over the ensuing decades he would develop Pong, the rifle you could point at the screen that was the precursor to the Duck Hunt shotgun,...
Wiimote Controlled 15 Ton Robotic Claw Arm

Wiimote Controlled 15 Ton Robotic Claw Arm

Although you can't play with Wiimote controlled 15 ton grapples in the living room. This hack isn't anything like the Lego Mindstorms NXT Robot controlled with a Wiimote or the Wiimote operated Lawnmower. This one has gone king-size. This thing is a...
Retro Humor:The Origin of Classic NES Games

Retro Humor:The Origin of Classic NES Games

Ever wonder how your favorite NES games came to be Who the hell came up with an Italian plumber and a giant dot eating circle Well, the secrets of the universe have been answered my friends. A secretive 1979 board meeting has been leaked! (gasp)...
Wii Drum Set using the Wiimote and WiiFit

Wii Drum Set using the Wiimote and WiiFit

Using the WiiFit as a foot pedal to control bass and the Wiimote’s accelerometer and sensors as drumsticks, this modder built his own simulated drum set.  Different gestures and joystick buttons result in various drum sounds.  The software,...
Interactive Touch Sensitive Mirror

Interactive Touch Sensitive Mirror

In an effort to further develop Human-Computer interactivity, this group of researchers developed their own interactive mirror.  The touch tracking is exceptional, allowing users to create artistic masterpieces right on the mirror.  This...
Lawn Mower Controlled via WiiMote

Lawn Mower Controlled via WiiMote

We've got another cool hack for you, this time using the amazing Wiimote, from the Southern University of Denmark’s Robot Laboratory. The Wiimote connects to the lawn mower through Bluetooth. From there, a computer interprets the signal and sends...
Star Wars Nintendo Wii Case Mod

Star Wars Nintendo Wii Case Mod

We’ve seen some pretty impressive Super Mario and Zelda Wii mods in the past and now you can learn to make a custom Star Wars Wii case too. It includes plenty of LEDs and fiber optics to achieve it’s glowing effects.  View the Full...
Wiimba - Cross between a Wiimote and a iRobot Roomba

Wiimba - Cross between a Wiimote and a iRobot Roomba

This is my first roomba hacking project. In short, I changed my wonderful roomba into an ordinary dull vacuum cleaner using a remote controller of...
Foldable Display Tracking using the Wiimote

Foldable Display Tracking using the Wiimote

Johnny Chung Lee is at it again with another fantastic project. Using infrared tracking and projection, he created simulated displays on flexible and foldable surfaces. This allows you to fit a large, interactive display right in your pocket....