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$50 R/C Helicopter Uses Accelerometer Glove for Controls


Realistically, since the remote control is really only using an accelerometer, it probably wouldn't be all that difficult to devise a smartphone app to do the same. In any case, this little flying machine gets about 10 minutes of flight time on a 20 minute charge. For $50, it will make a nice toy you can smash into the wall and collect the pieces up afterwards.  when it ships this May. A larger version will also sell for $100. For serious flyers, the E-flite blade mCPx heli is the way you wan't to go.

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BMW hacked and remotely controlled by Nokia C7


Anyone who has ever played with a remote-control car has dreamed of this moment. Forget about those tiny 1/18 scale models. What if you could drive a real deal BMW down the road using nothing but your smartphone? That's the dream that has been realized by a couple of keeners.

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Logitech Harmony 300 remote is “simple” to configure


Another device from the “simple” department, today Logitech unveils their Harmony 300 Remote replacing the clutter from your coffee table. I don't know if it will be easy enough for grandma to configure, but the Harmony 300 does use a web-based setup that supports over 225,000 devices – even to control your iPod in a dock with IR sensor.

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