Microsoft Kinect Hacked to play World of Warcraft

by James

Living Rooms all around the world are shaking with fear of users actually taking swords and attacking their big screens thanks to a new hack for the Microsoft Kinect that allows gamers to play World of Warcraft without a keyboard.

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Shoot this light out with the Bang!lamp

by Mark R

When it comes turning an appliance off from a distance, you could use some Universal remote, or even the Clapper. Or you could use this Bang! lamp. The lamp can be turned off with a special gun-shaped remote. All you need to do is point it at the lamp and pull the trigger. Not only does this “kill the light”, but the lamp shade will do a tilt thing, like …

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Daiwa House Moogle can inspect crawlspaces by remote control

by Mark R

I remember watching an episode of Modern Family, where Phil, the dumb yet likable father, wants to check out the space underneath this house. He decides to tape a webcam to his kid’s remote control truck, which sadly rolls over. Eventually, he has to physically crawl under and get it himself. It would appear that Phil should have used a Moogle, a remote-control robot by Daiwa House that can do …

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Kandela candles turn on with a magic wand

by Mark R

It has been one year since we reported on the Kymera Remote Control that works like a magic wand. Only instead of using magic, it has the power of technology. Those who love Harry Potter will probably rejoice that there is another wand-controlled device, just in time for the next Harry Potter movie. Well, half of a Harry Potter movie. In case you don’t know, Harry Potter and the Deathly …

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Pop-up Microlite illuminates less advanced remote controls

by Edwin

There is just something about viewing your favorite movies and TV shows in a dark room, with plenty of delicious popcorn and a large amount of fizzy drinks to keep you entertained throughout the duration. One thing that might be a pet peeve of people would be having to find a light source to illuminate a remote control whenever they want to fiddle with the settings. Of course, you can …

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LG uses Hillcrest Labs’ patented Freespace in-air pointing and motion control technology their 3D TV

by Edwin

Hillcrest Labs is proud to announce that LG, the South Korean consumer electronics giant, will be using their patented Freespace in-air pointing and motion control technology for their latest line of 3D-ready, Internet-connected HDTVs which have hit the Korean market, only to be unleashed upon the rest of the world later on. Known as the “Magic Wand” remote, it will see action in selected models within LG’s new INFINIA line …

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Panther offers you remote controlled fun

by Edwin

If you’re looking to have some remote controlled fun, then might we suggest the £99.99 Panther? This is touted to be an “amazing, madcap, fearlessly insane remote control buggy” that is extremely nimble, and it is pretty rare to see an RC buggy move along at 45kmh (yes, it is that fast) without losing any of its control in the hands of a true master. Equally at home in both …

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WASP seeks out Wi-Fi and gives it back

by Mark R

If you were to take a look at this thing, you might think it was a giant wasp. It actually is a WASP, also known as a Wi-Fi Aerial Surveillance Platform It is actually a modified US Army gunnery target drone, and it does fly. The purpose of this flying guy is to be a Wi-Fi sniffer. It is guided by an open source auto pilot, and it has a …

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