Category Archives: Tests

Flowgorithm, a visual programming tool with source code generation

Flowgorithm is one of the visual programming tools available today. Positive: visual programming, focus is more on the modelling on how to solve the problem than on the syntax of programing language like java, c# or python. can generate code … Continue reading

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Second test, trying to use hand-cranked dc motor to charge USB devices (3 Watts working!)

Finally some good news and results. With a 12V DC motor, when used as a generator, it is possible to deliver close to 3.5 W for charging an android phone! This is a continuation to the previous blog. Working setup … Continue reading

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First test, trying to use hand-cranked dc motor to charge USB devices

Background I tried one hand power cell phone emergency charger with disappointing results. The device is very small, and it comes with a promizing USB connector. But when trying to charge either a USB power bank or mobile phone, it … Continue reading

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Reusing motorcycle intercom headset with android phone

This is about reusing an old wire based motorcycle intercom headset with android mobile. With intercom app in android, and with bluetooth, it is possible to use it for intercom between android phones, or even use it for phone calls. … Continue reading

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Test: ONVIF IP Camera

ONVIF is recent standard for security IP cameras. Due to the standard, it should be easier to integrate these cameras into a surveillance solution. From ONVIF site: The ONVIF specification defines a common protocol for the exchange of information between … Continue reading

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USB KM switch for sharing Keyboard, Mouse, clipboard and transfer files

With this special USB cable, it is possible to use one Keyboard and Mouse to work with 2 computers (and with 2 screens). In addition, one can transfer files and share the clipboard. In Wikipedia, it is called “Easy Transfer … Continue reading

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Experience with Blackphone BP1, “the privacy phone”

The main reason for wanting to use Blackphone is typically privacy, to gain as much control as possible over the privacy. Some reviews (mainly from 2014) related to Backphone 1: Blackphone review: security above all Device Review: Blackphone BP1 Blackphone … Continue reading

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