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Gathering electronic ink

1 year, 2 months ago
Today — 4 years since I got acquainted with screens on the basis of electronic ink.

As it appeared, "the tsar not this".

Anyway, but accurately four years of NOOK Simple Touch (NST) serve me faithfully as the eReader. And exactly as much there is my interest not only to read with E Ink of screens, but also to print on them.

Text typing using E Ink of displays: problem status


It is possible to select three methods to adapt E Ink the display to text typing:

  1. to type the text into the computer and to bring the image to external E Ink the monitor,
  2. to type the text on mobile E Ink the device
    • by means of the screen keyboard,
    • by means of the external keyboard connected through
      • USB OTG (on the example of NST, Onyx),
      • Bluetooth (on the example of Onyx),
      • WiFi the client with the server started on the computer (on the example of NST),
  3. to type the text into the computer, and to bring the image to mobile E Ink the device through VNC.

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In the new Android N Google version will pass to OpenJDK

1 year, 2 months ago
We welcome our readers on pages of the blog iCover! Sometimes amendments which even the leading profile analysts are not always capable to foresee are introduced in the measured course of events and business plans of transatlantic megacorporations. It seems that the similar situation took and continues to take place from Google which declared transition in the future Android N version to the OpenJDK platform. With high probability this event is connected with the patent lawsuit staying in an active stage with the Oracle company in the next claim of the last though representatives of Google refused to give official confirmation to it.

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We learn to write Android in an Ancient Greek way

1 year, 2 months ago
With new 2016, Geektimes! As promised, I continue a series of publications about Android and Ancient Greek characters. If you, having used the previous post, became the happy owner of a device with support of an Ancient Greek font, then today your device will be able to write in an Ancient Greek way.

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How to earn from Chinese gamers and not only

1 year, 2 months ago
Let's say you are a domestic developer of mobile game who decided to let out the child in domestic market or abroad. Of course, except localization, search of the pablishera-partner (in a case with China) and relationship with a hundred-ramie, you have to think over also monetizatsionny policy of the product. Popularity popularity, but a main objective of any business – to get profit. So, how to earn from mobile players from the different countries?

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How to force Android to display Ancient Greek characters

1 year, 2 months ago
Today I want to tell about how I managed to force my Android to display Ancient Greek normally. Yes, Ancient Greek, but not just Greek. The standard Android-font supports modern Greek characters. We need display of diacritical signs, and also archaic characters like cops, digamma, samp etc.

Problem essence


Unfortunately, function of change of fonts is not provided in the Android operating system which is famous for rich opportunities of customization. In any case, it so for the majority of firmwares. Therefore to install an own font on your device, a quantity of manipulations to which this article is devoted will be required.

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Creeping line on Arduino + management from the smartphone

1 year, 2 months ago

Preface


Every year on the street, in transitions, in shops appears increasing advertizing LED panels on which the text runs both up, and down, and to the left, and to the right, and any multi-colored pictures are output. All this by itself draws attention of passersby and me including. And often I reflected as it is made and whether it is possible to repeat something similar in house conditions. And just in this semester we planned a term paper on Circuit engineering, and one of the offered subjects there was "An electronic creeping line". I thought: "You never can tell? I will try".

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As I made the snow blower 3.0 with management on Bluetooth with smartphone Android

1 year, 3 months ago
It is the shortest history of time of transformation of the robot lawn-mower into the DIY snow blower with management on Bluetooth with phone Android.



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November &December moves. The last Google news of the expiring year

1 year, 3 months ago
Hi, GT! the 2015th year just about will expire, all are busy with completion of working affairs around, run in search of the last gifts and time at anybody on anything is not enough. For the last two months many news which we would like to share with you collected!



Under a cat you will find the most interesting materials from area of konsyyumersky technologies of Google for the last two months.

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The overview of the ZTE Axon Mini smartphone – oh these "pass"

1 year, 3 months ago
We welcome all in the blog iCover! Smartphones of the ZTE company are not the most widespread in Russia, however the company quite often pleases our users with release of worthy and interesting gadgets. However, very many smartphones of a brand are not presented at the Russian market still. Today we will talk about innovation of the end of 2015 on which the vendor does the main rate in the Russian system of sales — ZTE Axon Mini.

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Fir-tree burn! We take the smartphone, the mobile Internet and … we include "fir-tree" at the dacha

1 year, 3 months ago

It will be a question of how to manage electric devices via the Internet. The task is rather simple if there are a good, wire Internet and, especially, static IP address. But when an Internet access is possible only via the GSM modem, for example, at the dacha, the choice of solutions is not so big … but is! Now to worldwide network it is connected users more, than inhabitants of Earth. Full Internet users are different devices for a long time and many of them communicate among themselves, using the popular MQTT protocol, more than once here described. At the Master Keith there are several devices which also use the MQTT protocol and a free cloud server of iot.eclipse.org. It will be a question of their setup and application.

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