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We've seen the Pleo get shredded, overtaken by a Wii wand, and generally mocked for its status as a perennially endangered species. With no dignity left to protect, its makers have decided they might as well kick out an SDK, or PDK in this case, to let the great unwashed masses have their way with ...

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Looking to collect a little acceleration / braking data on the cheap? Even if you're just scouting alternative uses for that oh-so-handy Wiimote, a recent project from klee just may suit your fancy. A proud owner of a 2000 Volkswagen Jetta managed to rig up a Wiimote-based tracking system that gat...

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Inspired by last week's physics project, Volkswagen votary Kevin Lee conducted a Wii remote experiment of his own with his 2000 VW Jetta 2.0. Using the controller's accelerometers and a custom GlovePIE script, he was able to measure his steed's g-forces and 0-60 MPH acceleration time. Kevin also set...

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