My wife bought me a $50 black Friday seven inch Android tablet

It charges via a barrel jack. It has USB OTG. I must connect it to an arduino. I must connect it to my RepRap! I must make a USB OTG cable. I grabbed an old USB charger and started to work with that. I broke one of the pins off. DOH! So I attacked a […]

Work picked up two tablets so we can dev against them

We got a 16gig iPad and a Motorola Xoom (Android). The first day I had access to them I whipped up a quick web page that took your name and company. My lappy is the server and I have a label printer plugged in. Using the tablets, we can now print out name badges instantly. […]

Android phone quite updating… again… Fixed!

My 2nd Samsung Moment Android Phone quit updating the android apps in the market again. I click update, and it says “Download Failed” or was it “Installation Unsuccessful”? I can’t remember, one of the two. I hadn’t seen this on the ‘new’ phone, which is an ebay replacement of my original which had a worn […]

Android Crash and Burn

So, today, I was catching up on my web-development news, and saw that Google reader had an android version of Google reader that came out. So, I was trying to update that at the exact same time I got a phone call. Now, my phone’s been running slow for a while now. I have it […]

PHP programing on Android

I regularly give presentations for Fox Valley Computer Professionals and gave one on Tuesday. I’ve been meaning to post the slides here for a while. Tuesday’s presentation was on programming for the Android platform. More specifically, using PHP with Scripting Layer for Android (SL4A). Being that the crowd is mixed, I try let people know […]