Rotary Encoder for Android TV Box
January 27, 2020 / 224 views / Android

Rotary Encoder for Android TV Box

I’ve been looking for a rotary encoder to navigate my Android TV Box for my Audi MMI 2G Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. I found a rotary encoder using digitspark attiny85 on thingverse.com called the knob. I modified the codes to get it working. It doesn’t seem to work on Mac due to usb driver, […]

Mcdodo 41W USB C to Lightning Charger
January 11, 2019 / 234 views / Android | iPhone

Mcdodo USB C 41W Charger

I got a new iPhone XR and I want to fast charge the phone in case of emergency, I bought a 41W Mcdodo USB-C to lightning charger to try out, and it works quite well with the 14.5V@2A. All smartphones charging circuits should have 2 modes of charging, Constant Current for fast charge and Constant […]

Wyze Camera
January 10, 2019 / 99 views / Android | Apple Devices | IoT

Wyze WIFI IP Surveillance Camera

Got the camera from Amazon for $26. There are others but this one can record events to local micro SD card. 2 ways radio works well. Very solid with internet. Doesn’t work with Echo Dot. Work with both Android and iOS. For a cheaper wifi camera that doesn’t have mircoSD card, also a good one.

Capacitive Touch Screen
October 30, 2018 / 9,040 views / Android

How To Add Touch Screen To Android TV Box

Some Android TV Box has built-in hid-multitouch.ko for capacitive or resistive touch screen panel, some don’t, like my M9S Pro. In order for the Android box to recognize the USB touch screen controller, we need to load the hid-multitouch.ko when the system boots up. There are many ways to install this hid-multitouch.ko, but the easiest […]

Fire TV Stick
April 25, 2018 / 219 views / Android | Gadgets

Fire TV Stick from Amazon

Since I subscribed Amazon Prime, with all the Videos, Music streaming included, I got myself a Fire TV Stick for $24 with Prime. The Fire tv stick is quite easy to install and work quite well with the included remote.  The best part is we can install third party apps like Terrarium and Kodi onto […]

HD8 back side
January 20, 2018 / 150 views / Android | IoT

Amazon Fire HD 8 Android Tablet

01/29/2018 The tablet started to drop signals with wifi frequently on both 5Ghz and 2.4Ghz. The apps launcher became extremely slow. I think the tablet is defective. Returned it for a different one. I need an Android tablet to play with and Samsung seems to be a great choice among tablets until I read about […]