If you are familiar with Xiaomi, you might have heard that they are not the most compliant when it comes to the General Public License that makes the core of Android open to us. The terms of the GPLv2 state that since the Android kernel is based on the Linux kernel, which is licensed under GPL,v2 Android has to be open-source for everyone to study or modify, and those that modify the Android kernel have to make their sources immediately available for...
Working with Google ADK, Arduino, and Amarino – XDA Developer TV
Recently, XDA Elite Recognized Developer AdamOutler talked about why the Google ADK code is poor. In this episode, Adam put out the Hardware Hacker Signal, which looks a bit like a soldering iron, and got some responses. There are ways of working with the ADK and making it work for you.
AdamOutler introduces like minded hardware hacker Kemonine. In this episode, Kemonine shows how to properly code with Arduino software and the Google ADK. Kemonine shows you many different tricks, including using something called the Amarino Toolkit to help you along. So check out this overview of Arduino coding.
- Sublime Text
- Stino Plugin for Sublime
- Arduino IDE
- Google ADK
- Hardware Arduino ADK
- Parallax Compass (HMC5883L)
- Parallax Gyroscope (L3G4200D)
- SparkFun Bluetooth Mate (WRL-10393)
- SparkFun Shield (DEV-09729)
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Xiaomi was founded on April 6th, 2010 and its fifth anniversary is just around the corner. In the past five years, the company has grown by leaps and bounds, rising to the positions of largest smartphone OEM in China and third-largest globally and coupled with its expansion plans and 100 million sales benchmark, this anniversary warranted a fervent celebration. After teasing products on its forums for a few days, Xiaomi held the anniversary event earlier today and staying true to the...
A few months ago, we came up with the idea of presenting the history of flagship devices released by some of the major Android OEMs. In this, we've had the pleasure of bringing you the stories of Sony (Ericsson) and Samsung. Now, it's time for our third and final installment. This is a very special episode, as the OEM I will talk about was heavily connected to Android and the beginnings of XDA as a whole. Yes, I'm talking about HTC, the...