After Hours

Cracking open the Nintendo Wii Remote

See what is inside

Much has been written, speculated and conjectured about the Nintendo Wii Remote. As a follow-up to our disassembly of the Wii we decided to crack open the Wii Remote to see for ourselves. To our surprise, although in hindsight it shouldn't have been, the device maintains Nintendo's design theme of simple and functional.

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Mark W. Kaelin


By Mark Kaelin

Mark W. Kaelin has been writing and editing stories about the IT industry, gadgets, finance, accounting, and tech-life for more than 25 years. Most recently, he has been a regular contributor to,, and TechRepublic.