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Published on March 5th, 2010 | by Christian Cawley

iPhone Controlled Dalek

Those crazy hardcore iPhone fans have done it again – not content with playing around with an out of date phone, they’ve employed the accelerometer (motion sensitive controller) to remotely manoeuvre a remote control Dalek toy.

It looks a bit unwieldy to say the least, but with some refining and the use of the small gizmo demonstrated within the clip, it’s likely that moving any RC device with an iPhone (or a similarly equipped device from HTC, perhaps running Windows Mobile or Android) should be possible…

(Via CultOfMac)

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A long-term Doctor Who fan, Christian grew up watching the show and has early memories of the Graham Williams era. His favourite stories are Inferno, The Seeds of Doom and Human Nature (although The Empty Child, Blink and Utopia all come close). When he’s not bossing around the news team, Christian is a freelance writer specialising in mobile technology and domestic computing, and enjoys classic rock, cooking and spending time in the countryside with his wife and young children. You can find him on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.



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