Initially, this article was supposed to be “How to add an external flash to a Firefox OS phone” but my project did not work out. The idea was to add an external light to the camera of the Geeksphone Keon, as it doesn’t have any built in. Unfortunately, I couldn’t complete the project, here is why.
I recently created Full Hacker News, a website that displays the full content of all Hacker News articles, in one single page. I created it because I needed a simple and easy way to read interesting content during my daily commute. I live in Paris, and there’s no Internet connection in the metro. With Full Hacker News, I can simply load the page before going under ground and read it while offline. I wanted something very simple and here are some design decisions I made in the process.
Following Palm’s trails, Mozilla is pushing its own phone OS based on Web technologies. Not to end the same way, Mozilla is betting on openness by allowing anyone to build FirefoxOS phones and apps. The corporation has also decided to start with emerging markets, leaving the western markets to Android, iOS, Windows8 and others.
Comme tous les abonnées de Free, je ne peux quasiment pas regarder de vidéos sur Youtube. Bien que ma connexion soit de la fibre, le débit pour lire les vidéos est catastrophique. Il suffit de voir ce test de vitesse fourni par Youtube pour se rendre compte que c’est inutilisable.
Comme de son côté, Free n’a visiblement pas l’intention d’agir, j’ai cherché des solutions.
Most Airplay speakers are expensive. They usually cost between 150€ and 600€. I decided to build a cheap Airply Speaker myself for less than 70€. If you want to build one too, here are the instructions with links to get supplies.