Android

Android TV: ODROID-C2 with Amazon Prime Video and Netflix

I have been using a ODROID-C2 with LibreELEC for quite a while, but was frustrated by the lack of Amazon Prime Video and Netflix support. I was also using a wireless keyboard/mouse to control it, which led to the disapproval from the spouse, so I wanted a proper TV remote control to control both the TV (power/volume) and the ODROID-C2. Here is the procedure I followed.  ▶

GameSir G3w
Android

ODROID GameSir G3w USB Controller Joystick

The GameSir G3w is a high-quality gamepad that adopts a 32-bit MCU chip, with a computing capability that is up to 48 million operations per second. And it is supported on the official Linux and Android operating systems offered by Hardkernel.

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Android

USB 3.0 eMMC Reader

Hardkernel’s ODROID platform has a unique advantage over other similar Single Board Computers (SBCs) that they allow the eMMC module to be removed and reflashes using an external USB adapter. All of Hardkernel’s eMMC modules ship with an SD card adapter that allow the user to flash an operating system or inspect the contents of the solid state drive on another computer using utilities such as Etcher or dd. However, the SD card adapter required that another adapter be used in order to access the drive via USB, and many SD to USB adapters were not compatible with Hardkernel’s adapter.  ▶

Android

Having Fun with GPIO on Android

The ODROID-C1/C1+, ODROID-C2, and ODROID-XU4 have on-board GPIO (General Purpose Input/Output) pins that allow the control of external devices through software. In order to access the GPIO port properly, you must install the Android Marshmallow version 2.8 image or higher on the ODROID-C2, the Android KitKat version 3.2 image or  ▶