Final Fantasy XV series

God damn FF XV is the best FF series I’ve ever played. The battle system is what I’ve been expecting for ages. The graphics as well. People were blaming Square and said it really is not a completed product. Well, maybe. But I still found it great and very enjoyable. I’ve completed everything, including those […]

This entry was posted in PlayStation on February 6, 2017 by Ray Chan.


PlayStation VR

Finally able to get one with original price, purchased from Log-ON. Seller on yahoo auction is selling it with rather high price. Also got myself the VR worlds disc. VR is nice. But really, you need to take rest for every 15 minutes for the sake of the health of your eyes. You are just […]

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Apple TV 4th Gen

I got an Apple TV 4th gen for free from a bank recently. The reason I want an Apple TV is the airplay function for my daughter to cast the ipad screen to the Big TV. But now she can use the great Apple TV remote to browse her youtube cartoon directly without using an […]

This entry was posted in Gadget on February 4, 2017 by Ray Chan.


Belkin Wemo motion and TP-Link HS110 smart switch with energy monitoring

WEMO MOTION     

Summary Gadget Pros Cons Wemo motion High accuracy detecting motion Easy setup Mobile app can connect the devices from different network No official API/SDK No working open source api for motion detection/event subscription. ouimeaux can switch on and off the switch, but not able to listen to motion detection event. Did not yet try another […]

This entry was posted in Gadget on November 27, 2016 by Ray Chan.


Sony Octopus Mobile reader

Sony Octopus Mobile Reader     

Got this thing for free from Standard Chartered Bank o!epay promotion. Deposit $500HKD to o!epay account to entitled this free reader.

Finally got something useful from bank.

This entry was posted in Gadget on November 7, 2016 by Ray Chan.


Sony LSPX-P1

Sony LSPX-P1 Projector     

LSPX-P1 is a great device which allows you cast anything within your home network from the content of any device with HDMI out, Miracast compatible mobile app, Apple TV, Chromecast device, Windows 10 PC and etc. The size of the device also make it mobile enough to allow you cast anything to anywhere in your home. My daughter just loved it.

This entry was posted in Entertainment on November 6, 2016 by Ray Chan.


Hostgator ‘hacked’ my wordpress -_-;

Wordpress     

Not sure what happened, but, received an email from Hostgator and said my wordpress version on nas.deadcode.net gone outdated. And because of that, they decided to upgrade the wordpress for me.

WTF?!

Hostgator’s action is no different than a hacker. They both hacked my site and need me fix things.

This entry was posted in Uncategorized on September 18, 2016 by Ray Chan.


Raspberry Pi 7 inch touch screen display

     

Warning – 2016-04-17 Do NOT run your 7 inch touch screen on pi which have 4dpi driver installed. If you run the 7 inch touch screen you will probably need to turn the backlight on and off. This need to run rpi-update on your pi. If you previously have 4dpi driver installed, it will crash […]

This entry was posted in Raspberry Pi on April 11, 2016 by Ray Chan.


Running Kivy on 4DPI-35 without X

Kivy app display on 4DPI-35 without X Window     

I learned that it was impossible to have Kivy run on 4DPI-35 without X system. The project rpi-kivy-screen
on github make it possible.

This entry was posted in Raspberry Pi on March 15, 2016 by Ray Chan.


Monitor door open/close with HC-SR04

I want to know whenever the door is opened. I want an email alert when the door open event is captured. Capture an image from Panasonic IPCam BL-VP104W and attach it to the email so that I know who is entering the apartment. I was thinking to buy a securifi door/window magnetic reed sensor. However […]

This entry was posted in Raspberry Pi on March 7, 2016 by Ray Chan.