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Wiimote accelerometer input on Windows? (in 2013 - Glovepie alternative?)

There were a few options for getting accelerometer input into Windows using a Nintendo Wiimote. As of mid 2013, these projects seem to be dead, corrupted with malware, or both. Are there any tools ...
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Do SSD-based Apple laptops contain accelerometers?

Do modern SSD-based MacBook Pro's have an accelerometer / gyroscope / sudden motion sensor? On my old 2007 MacBook Pro I used to see the Chrome logo shift and tilt on this HTML5 Rocks page, and I'd ...
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Does HDAPS wear out a hard-drive?

I’ve installed hdapsd on my Thinkpad. It is a Linux daemon for hdaps that parks the hard-drive whenever the accelerometer detects a shock. Since installing it, I have noticed that even small movements ...
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is there a way to turn off active protection system (harddrive shake detection) on linux

i have thinkpad x201 tablet. when i ride in a car, the laptop shakes a lot. on win 7 i can lower sensitivity. is there a way to do this on ubuntu? at the moment i use virtualbox
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Why does my (HP Pavilion) notebook have an accelerometer?

I have an HP Pavilion DM3 notebook, running Debian Squeeze GNU/Linux (although I doubt that's relevant to my question). Browsing through the device manager listing, I found an entry for an "ST ...
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Laptop Accelerometers

I have an HP TouchSmart tablet. Are there any USB accelerometers that I can attach to the tablet and make it behave like the iPhone screen does when the device is turned?
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What kind of computers/laptops support the new orientation features of Firefox 3.6?

I just downloaded Firefox 3.6 today and I noticed in the list of new features they have an Orientation API that can detect the direction that your laptop/computer is tilted. This is clearly a ...