Microsoft Surface on a Wii Balance Board

It's tough to imagine the eureka moment when an engineer, equating the Microsoft Surface with a fat person with a penchant for curly fries dipped in ranch, decided to place the Surface on the Wii Balance Board. But the result, coupled with a custom-coded Surface app, creates a tilt screen of epic proportions. Pushing… » 10/03/08 9:00am 10/03/08 9:00am

Man Controls Roomba With Wii Balance Board, Atari-Era Surfin' USA…

Ron Tajima has some time on his hands. And a Roomba. And a Wii Balance Board. See where we're going with this? Anyway, he put them all together, combined it with a Surfin' USA track that sounds like it was ripped from the 1980's, and now he can control the previously autonomous Roomba with his feet. "This is my third… » 8/24/08 2:30pm 8/24/08 2:30pm

Xbox 360, PS3 and PC to Get Balance Boards

A new leak from Activision reveals that the next Tony Hawk skateboarding game will feature a breakthrough gaming peripheral for the 360, PS3 and PC. So what exactly is it? Wait for it...motion controls...wait for it again...through a board controller. For those of you who don't feel like plastic instruments, gamepads… » 6/16/08 9:23am 6/16/08 9:23am