Not so long ago (maybe just several years ago), people had succeeded to unify multiple devices into one. For example, cellphone is now multi-functional and has replaced many utilities we saw in the early years. People tended to squeeze everything into a small device, and that led to the what smartphone looks like today. We don't need map anymore since there's… Continue reading The Uniform and Separation of Devices
Month: September 2015
This is just sad.. some Israel hacker hacked into my blog.. what is even worse is that it was probably hacked quite a long time ago, and I had no idea if they injected any malicious code.. geez, on what universe they would hack my other little but sweet blog.. they will get paid some day.. for sure.
Turn on/off Theater Mode on Android Wear Programatically
The simplest way is to leverage the adb shell to run settings put global theater_mode_on. settings put global theater_mode_on 1 will turn on theater mode settings put global theater_mode_on 0 will turn off theater mode And the following is the java code to turn on theater mode. Process su = Runtime.getRuntime().exec("su"); DataOutputStream os = new… Continue reading Turn on/off Theater Mode on Android Wear Programatically
It can be done by either simply look at the "About" in Android Settings, or by the following command using
cat /system/build.prop /default.prop | grep -m 1 "ro.product.cpu.abi="
TiMER2 Smart (NFC) Ring
When I went back to China, I found this little NFC ring called "TiMER 2." The ring has two colors for men and women. The ring is very cheap - under $15 on ebay. It's claimed to be IP68 so you can wear it under water. And the ring has two NFC tags, one under the little "diamond"… Continue reading TiMER2 Smart (NFC) Ring
My MobiCom 15' Presentation
I'm busy lately - mostly focusing on my presentation at MobiCom 2015. It was my first time presenting my work as a CS PhD in such a big conference (well, in any conferences). I spent almost 3 weeks to prepare for the presentation and potential questions people might ask. The story can be very long, and I'm… Continue reading My MobiCom 15' Presentation
China 9.3 V-Day Chinese Parade Live
Google changed its logo today!