Monthly Archives: December 2011

Small Update

Ordered the PandaBoard and an SD Card. PandaBoard is on backorder at Digi-Key, so no idea when it will get here. EDIT (Jan 23, 2012): Finally got a tracking number from Digi-Key. Should be here tomorrow, so this project can … Continue reading

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The Parts

Parts list so far: PandaBoard Cost: $180 Basically a motherboard with a ARM processor that can run Android 4.0 right out of the box. Case Cost: $55 Case to hold a Mini-ITX motherboard (I assume the PandaBoard will fit) and … Continue reading

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A DIY Android Car Computer

I normally don’t do this. There are lots of people who talk about what they’re going to be doing instead of doing it. Indie game “developers” are the worst–you can see forums filled with ideas for fantastic games that are … Continue reading

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Requirements

I aim to include the following: Android 4.0 GPS WiFi OBD-II Scanning Fits in a Double-DIN slot At least 8GB of flash storage (only holding music, not movies) AM/FM radio (probably) Hooks up to all the car audio Multitouch screen … Continue reading

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