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Google Cast and Apple Airplay - Behind the Scene

Casting Audio and Video from Smart Phones/Tablets are no more a feature but it has become a necessity as users have multiple receiving clients (Smart TV, Wifi Speakers etc). In this post would like to share my thoughts on the most popular casting functionality on Android and iOS, the Google Cast and Airplay from Google and Apple respectively. Miracast is also one of the popular technology mostly for Mirroring Video/Displays. But it has gained less traction on the Smart Phone users....

May 17, 2021 · 4 min · Nirmal

Decade old Tablet iPad 2 still works great

iPad 2 - The Popular Tablet made by Apple I am typing this post on a decade old Tablet iPad 2 (64 GB) which still works good with some basic features. Apple if popular in making devices obsolete after few years. It's not their fault. As the technology grows at rapid speed it's tough for the developers to develop software to support backward compatibility for these old Hardwares. I bought this tablet from one of my friend on the day before Steve Jobs left this world....

May 12, 2021 · 2 min · Theme PaperMod

Lost and Found - My Smart Phones

I saw the First Touch Devices in 2008 and its been a new experience when the devices responds to your touches. It’s a iPod Touch which i got at work to develop iOS Devices. Later then i bought a iPod Touch with 16GB to experiment with the Apps. Meanwhile i was still using the Feature Phone (Tata Indicom CDMA). I have not switched to touch smart phone when all my friends switched to touch phone as i already experienced the touch features on the iPod Touch....

May 12, 2021 · 3 min · Theme PaperMod

Home Music Setup

In this Post i would like to share my Music Setup in my Home which is controlled through a Raspberry PI. Music Sources : 16GB Pen Drive (mp3 files) attached to Raspberry PI Managed using forked-daapd Music Outputs Sublime Bluetooth Speaker (AUX) Google Home Mini (BTH) Alexa Echo Dot Logitech Speakers Network Stream/Connectivity Mode Airplay (from iOS Devices) (Airplay running on Raspberry PI using Shairplay) Chromecast (from Apps - Mostly Android) Direct Cast Audio (from Android) Bluetooth Mode Direct Connection via Stereo Pin Apps Daap Client for iOS (recently it was broken and not working anymore) iTunes Remote iOS App (remote control only) MacOS iTunes App Daap Library Access (Memory Exhaustive on Cataline....

May 11, 2021 · 2 min · Nirmal

Sheduled Power On and Power Off Socket Plug

I was looking for a way to automate the process of Switching on the Main Switch for my Study Room. Initially i was looking for an Analog based solution. But later i realized these analog adapters are not that much flexible enough to modify or update them. Then i bought a Wifi Plug from Aliexpress which is based on the popular cloud based IOT Market Leader Tuya. The major challenge with Tuya, they expose there APi’s only to the Partners and Vendors who create Products using their Tuya Hardware Modules/SDks....

May 11, 2021 · 3 min · Theme PaperMod