Installing Pixel Experience on a Redmi 4 #lockdown #exploringtime

My mom uses a Redmi 4, a phone from 2017. The phone got slow due to multiple updates and a lot of pre-installed apps. It was taking a few seconds just to load any app, she refused to upgrade.  The storage on the phone was full, after all, it was a 16GB variant. I thought…
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Human Eye for the Visually Impaired.

Introduction I have developed this object detection module using Google Cloud Vision API and Raspberry Pi which gives the output in audio format. This could be helpful for people with impaired vision or the ones who have visibility problems. How It Works When the button is pressed, it captures an image of the object through the camera…
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I made my laptop faster with an SSD upgrade!

Introduction My laptop was really slow and used to take 2 -3 minutes just to boot. It had a WD 1TB 5400rpm drive and after upgrading to an SSD it made a great difference. My laptop’s boot time decreased drastically from 173 seconds to just 16 seconds. Required Hardware A Phillips screwdriver (preferably magnetic) An SSD (I…
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A Raspberry Pi Google Home.

Introduction I asked my dad for a Google home, The answer I got was NO. So I made my own using Google APIs and RaspberryPi. Let me show you how I did it. Required Hardware Raspberry Pi USB Microphone External Speaker (HDMI/Audio Jack/USB) A MicroSD card with Raspbian installed on it Setting up audio devices Start…
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Security Camera with Raspberry Pi

Introduction In this project, we are going to make a simple RaspberryPi security camera using a basic webcam that you can get from any computer hardware store. This is a really budget-friendly way that you can monitor while you are connected to your network. Required Hardware Raspberry Pi (any version) USB webcam A microSD/SD card…
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Blinking LED with Arduino

Introduction In this tutorial, you will learn how to connect a LED to your Arduino UNO and make it blink. Required Hardware ARDUINO UNO R3 Breadboard LED (any colour) male to male jumper wires 330Ω Resistor Wiring Code On your PC, open this code in the Arduino IDE. Voila! The blinking LED project is now complete! Images

4×4 Keypad with Arduino

Introduction Today we are going to connect the 4×4 keypad to an Arduino UNO. You can connect this to any Arduino board with 8 free digital pins. This keypad has a total of 16keys, including ABCD, Pound, and an asterisk. Required Hardware For this module you will need: Arduino Uno 4×4 Keypad male to male jumper wires…
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RFID with Arduino

Introduction (How it Works) Mifare RC522 is the highly integrated RFID card reader which works on non-contact 13.56mhz communication, is a low power consumption, low cost, and compact size read and write chip, is the best choice in the development of smart meters and portable hand-held devices. Required Hardware For this module you will need:…
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Build your own PC in 45 Minutes.

Introduction If you wanted to learn how to build a PC, you have come to the right place. First let me tell you, building a PC is SUPER SIMPLE and I call it Big Boy’s Legos. There are just a few things to keep in mind, and you are ready to go. Required Hardware First thing is you need to…
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Sound Detection Module

Introduction In this tutorial, you will learn how to connect a sound sensor to your Raspberry Pi’s GPIO pin and make it detect sound using Python. Required Hardware Raspberry Pi (any model) Sound Sensor Female to Female jumper wires microSD card with Raspbian installed. Wiring Connect the sound sensor to your Raspberry Pi as shown in the…
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