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Android Development: Using GitHub

Welcome back, appdev initiates! If you’re like me, you’re more than ready to increase your app development skills. As mentioned previously, the 800-pound gorilla of online open source projects is GitHub. There are several Git-based choices in the marketplace, but for our purposes, we will use GitHub for this column,  ▶

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Linux Gaming on ODROID: Saturn Games – Part 4

We are back again with the ODROID-XU4/XU4 and Sega Saturn games. This time I want to look into games starting with the letter “S” like in Saturn, or as in “shmup”. There are so many great games for the Sega Saturn that start with the letter “S” that I enjoy  ▶

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Thundroid: The Perfect Bitcoin Lightning Node

Bitcoin is a native digital currency for the internet age. It could be considered just another international currency, but one without a native country so it defies borders, trade policies, and arbitrary inflation. In the 2008 whitepaper (https://bitcoin.org/bitcoin.pdf) by the pseudonymous Satoshi Nakamoto it is described as “…a purely peer-to-peer  ▶

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Solar Powered Microserver

Blackouts are not just annoying, but cause a series of problems impacting almost all aspects of modern life, so after months in the dark, I took the plunge an built a small solar power system.The ODROID C2 has a 64-bit quad-core ARM CPU, 2 GB of RAM, and support eMMC for storage. It is one of the most powerful SBCs in the market in its price range. With this in mind, I set out to convert some of my existing ODROID and SBCs to replace the common servers and computers I normally use.  ▶

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    Android Development: Using GitHub

    Welcome back, appdev initiates! If you’re like me, you’re more than ready to increase your app development skills. As mentioned previously, the 800-pound gorilla of online open source projects is GitHub. There are several Git-based  ▶
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    Thundroid: The Perfect Bitcoin Lightning Node

    Bitcoin is a native digital currency for the internet age. It could be considered just another international currency, but one without a native country so it defies borders, trade policies, and arbitrary inflation. In the  ▶
  • Tinkering

    Solar Powered Microserver

    Blackouts are not just annoying, but cause a series of problems impacting almost all aspects of modern life, so after months in the dark, I took the plunge an built a small solar power system.The ODROID C2 has a 64-bit quad-core ARM CPU, 2 GB of RAM, and support eMMC for storage. It is one of the most powerful SBCs in the market in its price range. With this in mind, I set out to convert some of my existing ODROID and SBCs to replace the common servers and computers I normally use.  ▶

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    Linux Gaming: Nintendo 64 Emulation – Part 2

    Part 1 of this article introduced the latest version of the Nintendo 64 emulator for Linux and compared its performance on all of the current ODROID boards. This second part presents an overview of some of the more popular Nintendo 64 games, including Mario Kart, Mario Party, Paper Mario, Star Fox, Star Wars, Starcraft, Super Mario, Super Smash Bros, and Legend of Zelda.  ▶

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