Sonic's Depressing New Gig: Charging Wiimotes

Sonic, that talented hedgehog you might remember for racing around at superhedgehog speeds or flamboyantly collecting golden rings, has a new line of work. Charging Wiimotes. God only knows where Tails has ended up. » 12/27/10 7:40pm 12/27/10 7:40pm

Tickling a Massage Chair With Twirling Wiimotes

This sounds pleasant. David Resnick, an engineering student at UC Irvine, sought to create a project that engaged viewers' senses of sight, sound and touch all in perfect harmony. The answer, clearly: a massage chair controlled by a Wiimote-wielding ballerina. » 6/08/10 9:00pm 6/08/10 9:00pm

Konnet PowerV Duo Charges 2 Wiimotes, 2 USB Devices

Having an induction charger for your Wiimotes is a necessity. Having one that can charge your Wiimotes and two USB devices at the same time might be a little extravagant. Thankfully, at $35, the Konnet PowerV Duo a justifiable extravagance. » 5/25/10 7:00pm 5/25/10 7:00pm

Plasma TVs Make Great Windows

It's not like you needed those windows for light anyway, so why not give yourself a multi-million dollar view of the Golden Gate Bridge instead? The Winscape iPhone app controls the view you see out your windows—or, plasmas. » 4/15/10 10:56am 4/15/10 10:56am

A Robotic Band With a Wiimote-Wielding Frontman

In what may be a precursor to the hippie/robot showdown we've always hoped for, musician Patrick Flanagan has founded Jazari, a three-piece robotic drum circle with some impressive grooves. If that's not fun enough, it's all controlled by two Wiimotes. » 2/20/10 10:00am 2/20/10 10:00am

Mini-mote Wiimote Mod for Mini-Me

After his last Wiimote-for-hippies mod shut down his site, DHreck is back with another one, and this time his mini-mote and nunchuck mod is for midgets! people who like cute, small things. » 2/04/09 10:20pm 2/04/09 10:20pm

Official Nintendo Fix for Malfunctioning Wiimotes: Smack It

Everyone knows that when all else fails, smacking a malfunctioning device might just solve the problem. It works with TVs, it works with computers and it works with just about anything. Well, sometimes. But would you expect that to be an official solution to malfunctioning gadgets? Because it's exactly what Nintendo… » 12/31/07 12:20pm 12/31/07 12:20pm

Nintendo's handing out four 4th-gen Wiimote straps (the ones with the strap locks) per Wii serial number. For free. Freeee. All you've gotta do is ask and give them your info. [Nintendo via Kotaku] » 9/11/07 11:44am 9/11/07 11:44am