Category Archives: Mobile Apps

BlackBerry 10 Accelerometer Sensor ”AccelMote” Control of a Robot

Introduction Smartphones running BlackBerry 10 have many sensors that collect data about the phone’s external environment. Some are low-level, real-time sensors such as the accelerometer, and others are higher-level, event-driven sensors, like the holster sensor. The following sensors are present in … Continue reading

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Blackberry 10 Remote Temperature Viewing and Listening

Introduction “The BlackBerry runtime for Android keeps getting sweeter”, as BlackBerry Developper site says. The documentation on BlackBerry’s site includes a collection of resources that discuss how one can use the BlackBerry Tools for Android development to repackage, and port one’s Android apps to the BlackBerry 10 OS. One … Continue reading

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BlackBerry 10 Basic Gestures of Swipe to Control a Robot

Introduction BlackBerry 10 is a proprietary mobile operating system developed byBlackBerry Limited (formerly Research In Motion) for its BlackBerry line of smartphone and tablet handheld devices. Devices running BlackBerry 10 are the Q5, Q10, Z3, Z10, Z30 and the P’9982 smartphones. BlackBerry 10 is based on the QNX operating system, which is popular in industrial computers and used in many … Continue reading

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Writing a Playbook App for Blockly, a Google’s Visual Programming Language

Introduction Writing a Playbook App is an interesting proposition as BlackBerry’s WebWorks makes it so easy.  Currently the runtime for BlackBerry WebWorks on the BlackBerry smartphones is based on Java while that for the BlackBerry PlayBook is based on Adobe AIR. … Continue reading

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Ethernet Relay Control with Blackberry Playbook

Introduction Nowadays it is quite easy to implement Ethernet relay control of devices connected to a 10/100 network. An Ethernet relay board connects to the ethernet port of your local network hub, allowing controlled switching from anywhere on the network. … Continue reading

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Writing a “Resistor Code” App for Blackberry Smartphones

Introduction I have shown in my previous post Writing a “Resistor Code” App for Blackberry Playbook that it is quite easy to design apps for Playbook. That said, it is quite easy also to design apps for Blackberry smartphones, with … Continue reading

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Writing a “Resistor Code” App for Blackberry Playbook

The PlayBook, as it is known Blackberry’s tablet,  is the first device to run Blackberry Tablet OS, based on QNX Neutrino, and runs apps developed using Adobe AIR. It was later announced that the Blackberry Tablet OS would be merged with the existing Blackberry OS to produce a … Continue reading

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Android Basic Gestures of Swipe to Control a Robot

Introduction Basic gesture of swipe to control movements of a robot can be quite interesting, and may add intuitive interactive dimension to electronic projects. I have published in this blog several tutorials on 8051-based robot controlled with bluetooth-enabled cell phone. … Continue reading

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Write a Drawing App “myArtwork” for Blackberry with Social Network Sharing Capability

Introduction: With Mobile Processingg one can write J2ME apps that work in Blackberry phones. Sometime ago, I compiled a simple code that I found on the web that without any changes works perfectly in my Blackberry Bold 9900. The compiled app … Continue reading

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BlueTerm app for most Android devices

Introduction Having “hacked” into BlueTerm source code to make it work with my HTC clone,  known as A3 Star (HD2 T8585 clone), I thought why not make the mod in order that BlueTerm will function in most Android devices with … Continue reading

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