PowerCheck - Reports the battery power remaining in your Wii remote

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  1. JoostinOnline
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    Reports the battery power remaining in your Wii remote. Just run it and connect your remotes.

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    Download:
    http://tinyurl.com/PowerCheckWii
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  2. Maxternal

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    I just now learn that the balance board connects separately (had I owned one I would know already ... but anyways ...)

    Thanks for another nice little app.
    It's probably for using rechargeable but I can never get a 100% reading off of mine. :(
     
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    thanks!, this is awesome :)
     
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    I'll be releasing an update very soon that should greatly improve the accuracy of the reports.
     
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    When I first released this, I was annoyed by how popular it was. I posted it in a thread on temp, and it was the simplest app I had ever made, only like 50 lines of code. SE GUI is thousands of lines of code, and it has only a fraction of the downloads. IIRC, PowerCheck got around 200 downloads in the first day.

    Anyway, I've finally gotten around to creating an official thread.

    Edit: Oops, sorry for the double post. Can someone merge these?
     
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    Oh yeah that apps.
    I'm using it since 1 years now i think.
    Sometimes,the simplest it is,the better it is. ^_^
     
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    can't you just push the home button and it tells you there?
     
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    That tells you if it is closer to 0, 25, 50, or 100 percent. This gives you the actual percentage. Look at the screenshot.
     
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    the home menu shows the life of the batteries by:100%/75%/50%/25%/o%
    this app shows: 68%/21%/92% ETC
     
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    Plus in the System Menu (or anywhere the HOME menu comes up), the Balance Board takes the place of the fourth remote, so you can't see them all at once.
     
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    do you have to run this from the hbc?
     
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    Yeah, or any other homebrew loader. It's not a Wii game. ;)

    Edit: An update should be coming tomorrow.
     
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    PowerCheck v1.6 is now available! Here are the changes:
    • Huge improvement on the report accuracy
    • Errors are now shown in red.
    • You can now turn off the Wii with the POWER button
    • Added version number to the app
    • Some code cleanup

    I've already started on v1.7, and I think you'll like it. :)
     
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    Shortlink doesnt work for me. It redirects to tinyurl homepage.
     
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    That's bizarre, it used to work. I've made a new one, hopefully this will stick.
    http://tinyurl.com/PowerCheckWii
     
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    Will you update it on the homebrew channel?
    If not,its not the end of the world but it would (or could? Not good with modals >_<) help me.
     
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    Do you mean the Homebrew Browser?
     
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    Oh yeah.Mixed up the name >_<
     
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    I'll send an email.

    Edit: Actually, I can't find an email address. I guess it's up to the devs to do that.
     
  20. ngelDiezFernndez

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    It works now. Thanks, great homebrew, very useful.
     
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