Mac Mini drives car all done via palm pilot.

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  1. MacTruck macrumors 65816

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    Ok, now I have seen Pierce Brosnan control a BMW via a palm pilot in "James Bond" and a Chevy Suburban in "After Sunset". Yeah its fake BUT...


    If you put a mac mini in your car and you have bluetooth and/or Airport I am sure it can be plugged up somehow to control the car. Cars have electric start and cruise control so it is possible. Now for apple to come out with a new Newton that looks like the ipod with a huge screen for the control interface. Going in the garage to build it now. I want to be able to drive my car to the gas station from my couch and get its own damn gas, and pay for it too. HA HA. :p
     
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    Remote control woman. :D
     
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    Maybe he lives in Oregon where they pump it for you. :rolleyes:
     
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    I could mount a bullhorn under the hood and plug it in to the headphone jack on the mini and via the palm I could be like "uhum filler up buddy." I could just stick a 20 dollar bill under the windshield wiper for the dude. Yeah that would work.
     
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    Steering and brakes are still mechanical/hydraulic with electronic assist. You might find a few models that are all brake by wire but no steer by wire cars exist.

    You could always ask David to sell his car.

    [​IMG]
     
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    Yeah, right before she sticks a lighted match down the gas tank.
     
  8. MacTruck thread starter macrumors 65816

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    ;)
     
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    No problem. Remove steering wheel, mount garage door opener motor and remote circuit to steering column, now via 1 button I can turn left or right. NICE!
     
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    Been watching a little too much Myth Busters lately? :p
     
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    Thank you for making me laugh out loud during my lunch break :D

    But if she's got any sense at all, she'll just drive the car back to her OWN garage :p
     

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