How to disable spell check programmatically in JB 4.3

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I needed to disable spell checking so that product specific terminology wasn’t underlined in various dialogs / UI controls. As this is a customized AOSP build, the first thought was to disable it in the source. This proved problematic. After tracking down where the setting was set in the Settings app, simply changing the defaults […]

New blog

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Alas, most of my old blog has been migrated to a new server. There are lots of pictures which need to be sorted and moved as well. My new site will be used to log work in Android AOSP (JB4.3) as well as Pagelines DMS.

DS89C420 (8052) Dev Board

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Basically, I wanted a tiny development board for learning how to use the DS89C420 and for embedding into projects. I looked at different boards they were all pretty big and at the time they seemed expensive. So, I decided to build my own. Prior to using the Dallas/Maxim DS89C420, I tried the PIC 16Fxxx chips […]

First attempt at astrophotography…

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Well, tonight I decided to try out my new ScopeTronix variable projection adapter in my back yard of all places… Needless to say, living in Lowell, my back yard is filled with loads of light pollution ranging from street lights and houses that seem to *need* 20 flood lights.

Processing Project 1

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This is the first project for 91.541. I was originally thinking of making some sort of interactive DICOM image viewer, but I see enough of that at work. So, I thought, lets make a cheesy game parody´┐Ż