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Experiments with Touch – Bigscreen Android with 23 inch Resistive Touch Panel

October 5, 2011


Inspired by the allegedly Windows Android x86 demo with a 23 inch multi-touch screen by Martin Drashkov (see second video below), I decided to give my own version a spin. [Edit: Oct 16, 2011] One of the readers of Hack a Day pointed out that a 23 inch Touch panel could not be found. I guess […]

Hacking away with Android pt 2 – Making your own USB host cable

October 30, 2010


This hack is specifically for Android devices that can act as a USB-host. Why? – To connect USB stuff to your Android device To connect USB stuff (a mouse, keyboard or memory stick) to your Android device (in my case a Android Tablet) you need a USB host cable. These cables are not sold in […]

Rooting my Android LG G540

October 1, 2010


The base steps for Rooting are these: Install APK installer on your phone via the google market Download Universal Androot. Attach your Android phone to your USB port Copy Universal Androot to your phone’s SD card Run APK installer Tap the Univeral Androot.apk file to install Start the Androot app See more info on rooting […]

Roomware XBee mediator whitepapers

April 24, 2010


Introduction About this document In this document you will find the basis of the Roomware Socket Server XBee clients. What can you do with it? You can build your own applications using the API’s as provided and use as many XBee devices as you like to create a cloud of sensors. What is it written […]

Creating a mail merge in Word using QR codes from Google Maps API

September 18, 2009


Each QR-code contains the basic data on a person. It can simply be their names and e-mail addresses but can be extended to cover a complete business card including telephone numbers, faxes, hyperlinks and business address. The mail merge will include these elements: 1. Clear text: the name, e-mail and anything you want to put on the name tag / visitor pass 2. A hyperlink to an image on the web: the QR-code as generated by the Google maps API