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Macbook Pro as PS3 remote
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migel628
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Dec 8, 2008, 04:27 PM
 
Not sure if this is the best place for this, but is it possible to use the Bluetooth connection on the MBP to control a PS3, kind of like a remote or controller. I usually have my MBP in front of me and figure it would be easier/more fun to use that instead of the PS3 controller.
     
migel628  (op)
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Dec 13, 2008, 01:06 PM
 
I can't believe that no one has thought to do this.
     
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Dec 13, 2008, 01:12 PM
 
It involves having your computer spoof itself as a BT keyboard/mouse. I've looked into this about 4 years ago for another project. It's not easy to write software that will do this and it's got very limited (current) usefulness.

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Dec 13, 2008, 02:30 PM
 
Why don't just buy the wireless Logitech PS3 keyboard?, which is Bluetooth BTW… just curious. Anyhow, I fail to see the point, I mean, PS3 controller is not the Wii controller but it has to be better than to use a laptop as controller.
     
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Dec 23, 2008, 12:06 AM
 
No real point other than to do it. Just figured it would be something fun to do.
     
   
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