Author Archives: Varol Okan

Amazing Tech, Stupid Copyright Application

About 8 months ago I created a video with my son walking through a shopping center somewhere in virginia. I just received my 220 degree fisheye camera, and played with it recording our walk along the isles. This was uploaded … Continue reading

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Android getContentResolver or the developer-crossword-puzzle

So I have a question to whoever though that the Android API getContentResolver is a good idea and easily usable by developers. What the heck were you thinking dude ? I have spent two full days trying to figure this … Continue reading

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EleCam 360 vs PanoView 360

I thought I share my expertise using both cameras on our family trip to Florida.   There is definitely a huge advantage to using the EleCam 360 because of its two lenses and the coverage of the full 360 degrees … Continue reading

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360Tube phase Aplha-Aplha

I have submitted the very first usable alpha version of 360Tube and I am now in the process to spiffy it up, work on usability, remove clutter, and try to avoid crashes. One positive sign is that I am actually … Continue reading

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AstraNOS and where it is heading

I have recently been asked if the browser is the right environment to build on. I think the browser is a great environment because it is available on every platform and does not require to do cross-platform compilation. Of course … Continue reading

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AstraNOS for the stars

So I have not written any update on my web desktop for a while. That was for good reason, as I was busy doing a batch of other things the past months. However I have never give up on it … Continue reading

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Zotac MiniPC IE751 setup

As I mentioned in my previous post, I have replaced my aging Zotac miniPC ID41 with a newer version, the Zotac MiniPC EI751. The ID41  has an Intel Atom D525 1.8 GHz Dual Core with 4 processing units, I gave it a 128GB … Continue reading

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What is going on with Amazon

So I have been working on my Zotac ID41 box for the past 5 years and have been very happy with the hardware. At the core this box has an Intel(R) Atom(TM) CPU D525 @ 1.80GHz. Since this was a bare … Continue reading

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Gradle the cry-baby

So when I started this journey I was excited to learn new environments and to get my hands dirty with the Android studio 2.1. I made fair progress until the point where I wanted to add support for native libraries … Continue reading

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360Tube

After spending a long time on many different things I have decided that it is time again to learn new tech and start a new project 360Tube came about after I purchased a 360 hemi spherical camera and found that … Continue reading

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