Wireless Charging Dock Duo charges two Wii remotes cable-free

Kamikaze gear are launching the Wireless Charging Dock Duo for the Nintendo Wii console, allowing two controllers to be charged simultaneously via induction. It's good news for clumsy Wii owners who cover their controllers in those rubbery casings to protect…

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Gerald LynchWireless Charging Dock Duo charges two Wii remotes cable-free

CES 2010: Final Thoughts

The Consumer Electronics show, the behemoth of tech, the Valhalla of gadgetry, has come and gone for yet another year. But this time, rather than arriving with a bang, it slinked into sight with something more like a whimper. CES…

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Gerald LynchCES 2010: Final Thoughts

CES 2010: Day 3 Round-Up

Another day, another Tech Digest CES 2010 round-up. Fancy Tweeting hands-free in your car or controlling your PC by breathing? Check today's top stories below and find out how. Twitter coming to Ford cars The digital equivalent of drink-driving? Motorola…

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Gerald LynchCES 2010: Day 3 Round-Up

CES 2010: Razer and Sixense bring motion gaming to the PC

If you're a PC gamer feeling a bit left out by all this buzz surrounding motion control, relax; Razer and Sixense have you covered. The two peripheral manufactures have teamed up to bring motion sensing controllers to your Counter Strike…

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Gerald LynchCES 2010: Razer and Sixense bring motion gaming to the PC

CES 2010: Day 2 Round-Up

It may have gotten off to a dull start thanks to the lacklustre showing from Microsoft, but CES 2010 today threw up some really nice surprises. Keep an eye out for the Light Blue Optic's Light Touch here in today's…

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Gerald LynchCES 2010: Day 2 Round-Up

CES 2010: Project Natal Xbox 360 motion control coming Christmas

Though Steve Ballmer's Microsoft keynote conference was a little on the dull side, he did reveal a bit of info sure to please gamers the world over. It's official; Project Natal will be hitting your Xbox 360 console by Christmas…

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Gerald LynchCES 2010: Project Natal Xbox 360 motion control coming Christmas

Wii Saber Blasters for Nintendo Star Wars action

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There must be someone out there who’s so Wii-nuts that they buy all of these Nintendo controller accessories. So, for you sir/madam, here’s another one to chuck in your cupboard after a few months. Meet the Wii Saber Blaster from CTA Digital. The same people who brought us the WiSkab et al the other day.

They’re out from 29th May and they come as a pair just in time for Star Wars the Clone Wars: Light saber Duels and Star Wars the Force Unleashed. Each blade has a proper mirroring system in the hilt so that the IR signals from the WiiMotes can travel without a problem such that you don’t have to remove them each time you need to navigate the menus.

Three AA batteries in each will ensure that the sabers light up and then you can swish away to your heart’s content taking your TV screen, lightbulbs and each priceless piece of china with you. Contents insurance not included.

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Daniel SungWii Saber Blasters for Nintendo Star Wars action

Four way Wii remote charger on its way

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You can complain all you want about the Wii being just a party gaming machine that doesn’t cater to the ‘core gamers, but at the end of the day it is a GREAT party gaming machine that doesn’t cater to the ‘core gamers. However if you want to have a proper Wii party, you’ll need three other noobs a full collection of Wii remotes. The trouble is, they will invariably run out of batteries mid Kart race and you’ll be left desperately searching for fresh ones inside old TV remotes and that ‘massage’ device your wife keeps.

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Al WFour way Wii remote charger on its way

Nintendo upgrading Wii controllers with Wii MotionPlus accessory

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Phenomenally successful though the Nintendo Wii is, it certainly isn’t without its own share of niggles. Among them, perhaps at the forefront of ‘core’ players’ minds, is the fact that the motion sensing Wii remote is, well, not all that hot at sensing motion.

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Al WNintendo upgrading Wii controllers with Wii MotionPlus accessory