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iCandy: November 2009

Spectrum's monthly slideshow proves that a picture is worth a thousand bytes

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REAL-WORLD JOYSTICK: Let’s face it—most iPhone apps are stupid. But the electrical engineers at Freie Universität Berlin who rigged a Dodge minivan for remote operation by an iPhone have a winner on their hands. Rotating the device turns the steering wheel; pressing the “gas” and “brake” icons makes the car accelerate and stop.
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