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.  ▶

Boombox: Building a Better Stereo Boom Bonnet
Tinkering

Boom Box: Sound Engineering a Better Speaker

To improve the sound of Hardkernel’s Stereo Boom Bonnet (https://goo.gl/TrDU8u), I went to my local hobby shop and got an “assortment pack” of styrene which happened to have some .080mil sheets and some tubing in it. I also purchased a little styrene solvent for welding. I did everything by eye,  ▶

Home Assistant: Scripts for Customization No API's No Chat Bots
Tutorial

Home Assistant: Scripts for Customization

In this article, we will delve deeper still into Home Assistant customization, creating our own scripts to collect data from remote sensors and other control devices. We will also look into various ways to communicate with the remote sensors.  ▶