Category: technology

Running a Unity app on Amazon FireTV

Just a short one: I recently wanted to see if one of my Unity plugins was compatible with FireTV which is pretty much just Android with some restrictions. When I finally realised that I wasn’t going to get a stable connection on my old FireTV stick which just randomly disconnecting I finally gave up and tried with a newer FireTV… Read more →

Steps to Create a Xamarin project for Android 6

I had a need to do this recently, so I’ve recording here for posterity (and to help me remember how to do it in the future)…   Create a new project in Visual Studio 2017…   Set the minimum Android Version to whatever you need… In my case my app is in a controlled environment that will never be lower… Read more →

Windows 10 Upgrade? Perfect, painful or pitiful?

So I’ve finally made the leap on my main home machine and upgraded to Windows 10.  What have I found out so far… Nvidia Really really really don’t want to support older Graphics cards anymore.  I had to change my ageing but perfectly usable (under Windows 7 and Window 8/8.1) 7800GTX card which came with a Dell PC that I previously… Read more →

IPhone… Flash light when receiving call, SMS or email

I keep getting asked why my iPhone camera flash flashes whenever I receive a phone call, text message or email, which is actually really useful especially when you are in a noisy environment. Someone even mentioned that they were about to develop an app to do just that.,, no need: Go to Settings –> General –> Accessibility And enable: LED… Read more →