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ASUS Tinker Board - TinkerOS 1.4

Asus have recently released version 1.4 of TinkerOS which is their flavour of Debian for the tinker board. This is the list of changes taken from …

BMW 1 series F20 iDrive controller hacking with arduino and PI

As part of a larger in car entertainment project, I needed a simple and safe input method to control the software that wasn’t a touch screen. As BMWs …

Getting started with the ASUS Tinker board... or not!

Google Now pointed me to some blog posts about a newly released SBC to compete with the raspberry pi, the ASUS Tinker board. The Specs of ASUS Tinker …

DIY 50mil (1.27mm) to 100mil (2.54mm) adapter for atatmel ice

I’ve been meaning to try the new cortex m0 chips by atmel but was put off by the high programmer price, fortunately, they now sell a bare version …

Using the TPLink TL-POE10R PoE Splitter with a Cisco Inline power switch WS-C3550-24PWR-SMI

TL:DR using some relays to bridge the Tx and Rx pins on the “normally closed” pins so that it go open circuit when powered is enough to enable the …

Technika Freeview 8320HD box hacking

I’ve had this sat on a shelf for a few years in the hope I can one day get root on this device and have it multicast the dvb-t2 streams over the …

Hummingboard i2 & Motorola lapdock 720p fix.

I bought a Hummingboard i2 off ebay as it was going cheap and I’ve wanted to play with an sbc with canbus and lvds. Anyway it came with openelec on …

Teensy 3.1 with working flexCAN interrupts and BUSMASTER compatibility

The Teensy 3.1 flexCAN library doesn’t have the facility for setting up interrupts for incoming messages. So I set out to fix the problem, and after a …

STM32F103xC + ILI9341 LCD + FSMC + CHIBiOS + UGFX = Success! - CC9060 hacking Part 2

After re writing the ugfx board config from scratch and going through the code with a fine tooth comb I finally got the LCD to work! The included …

Resurrecting the Sony Ericsson Live View MN800

Another STM32 I’ve had for years is the Liveview. A few clever people on the XDA developers forum have reverse engineered the device and made drivers …

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