Category Archives: android

Embedded Android Introduction

Occasionally, there is a need to have a application that does not depend upon the user pressing the start button when the system starts after power up. This is a series of posts about the hardware and software to achieve … Continue reading

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Portals Published to Android Market

Portals is a location based GPS game that can be played anywhere.  The action takes place in the virtual Needham, Ma. townsquare.  If you are a geocacher there is a real logbook to sign and a secret codeword but that’s … Continue reading

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Portals An Android Adventure – Field Testing

Went off to Needham Center today to test the revised logic and images. The start image displayed and guided me to the circle where the portals could be opened.  Each of the doors opened and the roamer logic took me … Continue reading

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Art Theft – An Android Adventure

Just an idea for now.  Maybe you are a detective and and maybe you are the art thief

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Portals – An Android Adventure

Portals is a geocaching game that asks the player to work through a virtual maze in Needham center. Portals on-going: 2011-08-01 The Zircons,  that cheap but flashy race is still here but fading.  I’m working on the outer circle of … Continue reading

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Vampire Of Needham – Game Play

Download from Android Market Geocaching.com  http://www.geocaching.com/seek/cache_details.aspx?wp=GC2EK9T Begin by pressing Start.  Follow the direction and pointer to the capture Zone       Once in the capture zone, press OK to change to the scan view     After you captured … Continue reading

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Vampire of Needham – Play AnyWhere

Download from Android Market Geocaching.com       http://www.geocaching.com/seek/cache_details.aspx?wp=GC2EK9T 2011-07-19.  PlayAnywhere feature updated to use a smaller play area about 100ft x 250 ft.  This allows the use of smaller areas. The older version needed about 1000 feet.   After the GPS enabled … Continue reading

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“You Are So Remote Android” app

Recently I rewrote “You Are So Remote” using Basic4Android because I’m experimenting with the language.  The app controls a slideshow of Dale Chihuly’s  blown glass art from when he was exhibiting at the Museum of Fine Art in Boston in … Continue reading

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Download Android Apps.

All apps can be found on Android Market.  Just search for the name and click on the name to download the apk file and then click on install/Run to complete the process. FlyAwayHome,  YouAreSoRemote,  VampireofNeedham  

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Fly-Away-Home Part 1

Here’s a link to the FlyAwayHome app you can download. When you first signon to the  app,  it will create a location file using a spot in Needham.  The first time you set a Mark, the location will not look … Continue reading

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