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We’ve seen WiiMote working with an iPad and iPhone before. But now, developer and hacker Tom Cool from #awkwardtv channel on irc.moofspeak.net, has made a ground breaking progress taking the...
11-11-2010, 08:26 PM #1
Apple TV 2G Hacked To Support WiiMote
We’ve seen WiiMote working with an iPad and iPhone before. But now, developer and hacker Tom Cool from #awkwardtv channel on irc.moofspeak.net, has made a ground breaking progress taking the current jailbreak scene one step further by adding WiiMote support to the new Apple TV 2G.
This latest hack is based on activating a custom stack (via Matthias Ringwald’s BTstack implementation) which utilizes the Apple TV’ 2Gs built-in Bluetooth functionality and allowing WiiMote to communicate over Bluetooth to the ATV unit. It even displays a virtual representation mimicking the orientation of the WiiMote.
This definitely brings us one step closer to pure Wii-style gaming on the Apple TV 2G. What do you think?
BREAKING!! Apple TV 2G Hacked To Support WiiMote [Video] | iThinkDifferent
11-11-2010, 08:37 PM #2
11-11-2010, 09:08 PM #3
AppleTV 3G: All new motion gaming. Never seen before.
(Mocking how Apple lets the dev community give the people what they want then using while telling them what they do is illegal. )
Can't wait to see what there is to come. Curious though how often they will do updates for AppleTV.
11-11-2010, 09:26 PM #4
11-12-2010, 08:01 PM #5
Well software wise also I am not sure what huge features they can throw into keep pace with the other iOS devices. It is just a media streamer for the time being. Only thing to add along the way is new apps to allow streaming.
11-12-2010, 08:03 PM #6
True, going to be rather silent from them until they announce the store for it. Hopefully it won't take as long to implement as it did with the iPhone.