Say you lost your Apple remote control. Or you were in the market for a cheap wireless presenter tool for your computer. My suggestion would be to buy a Wiimote instead (SRP P1,800 in Greenhills) and download an appropriate Bluetooth sync application for your computer. Darwiinremote for Mac OS X and WiinRemote for Windows allow you to do precisely this – sync your Wiimote with your computer and use it to control the mouse and other applications.
I’d love to whip out a Wiimote while doing a presentation one day. It’s one of those attention grabbers any presenter would love to do at the beginning of their talk.
Thanks Jerome for this tip. You can read a detailed FAQ on how to do this at hackazine.
It’s not the Wii that’s a work of wonder – it’s the Wiimote!
2 replies on “Use a Wiimote to control your computer”
finally!!!! a good use for the wiimote.
im gonna try it!!
Many would agree that the Wii is an amazing gaming device, butÂ the true hero of the console is really the Wiimote. Aside from its obvious function asÂ a gaming paraphernalia, it does, however, have other useful abilities.
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