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April 10, 2011

SparkFun Introduces IOIO, Hack Free Fun For Android

yoyo for android

Well here’s a device that could bring a smile to your face. Creators SparkFun promises this new product will bring old-school awesomeness back into the smart phone age. IOIO(pronounced yoyo) is a breakout box that enables any Android 1.5+ device to control electronic circuits withing androids applications. Designed in collaboration with google the PCB connects to your device via USB and works its magic through a Java library that hooks into your apps. Its only available in the US at the min for a $49.95 pre-order, hopefully we will see this in the UK real soon, as I’m sure there is plenty of fun to be had as only your imagination is the limit. Here’s a clip of it in action.

Sources – Engadget, SparkFun

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