[Tiny-tux] Android Usability Workshop, for the user or the rooter: Jan 15, 2012, 4pm, at Noisebridge
coreyfro at coreyfro.com
Tue Jan 3 18:57:40 UTC 2012
Anyone in direct communication with Cyanogen Mod Devs? Can we get them to
talk about their software stack?
On Mon, Jan 2, 2012 at 11:30 PM, Ben M <ben at sixgirls.org> wrote:
> I am an audiophile. The stock android music player is sadly lacking. The
> dsp included in cyanogenmod blew apart anyportable music player I have ever
> had in my life.
> That is saying a LOT. It is not suitable for playback in an open space
> stereo but with quality headphones the sound you can get out of a cooked
> rom surpasses anything I have ever heard aside from a direct line out of an
> amp EVER.
> I would like to focus for a bit on learning how audio is handled in an
> android device, who wrote the soft dsp for CM7 and how can a motivated user
> control their audio totally?
> I am left with going on android developers and searching for roms that
> mostly work. I just want the DSP on mostly stock rooted devices. I want to
> be able to switch on the fly from "wet" to "dry" signals if I am moving
> between headphones and stereo.
> On Mon, 2 Jan 2012, Corey McGuire wrote:
> Date: Mon, 2 Jan 2012 20:55:23 -0800
>> From: Corey McGuire <coreyfro at coreyfro.com>
>> To: NoiseBridge Discuss <Noisebridge-discuss at lists.**noisebridge.net<Noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net>
>> hackerdojo at googlegroups.com, tiny-tux at lists.noisebridge.net
>> Subject: [Tiny-tux] Android Usability Workshop,
>> for the user or the rooter: Jan 15, 2012, 4pm, at Noisebridge
>> If you can't open it, you don't own it! How many times have we heard or
>> read that? Doubtless, we've heard it or read it on our most closed and
>> inaccessible possessions! The contracts make us feel like we are
>> software that serves the carrier more than the user, but they are ours and
>> they should operate under our terms.
>> So, I would like to propose that NoiseBridge host an "Android Usability
>> Workshop" event where people of all skill levels and personalization
>> commitments gather to truly make people feel at home with their devices.
>> I invite people to talk about:
>> - Productivity
>> - App selection
>> - App development
>> - Customization
>> - Rooting
>> - ROMs
>> - Spyware, bloatware, nagware, and how to scrap it all
>> - Skirting the the boundaries of the ELUA and getting what YOU want from
>> YOUR device.
>> And a personal favorite of mine
>> - Android as an embedded platform
>> Among other things, I would like people, before the event, to talk about
>> what they want out of their devices. So, feel free to reply with how
>> like to get the most out of your phone!
>> How can people help?
>> - If you feel like a resource but are worried about becoming over
>> committed, message me directly and we'll see if there are others with
>> similar or complimentary skills so that no single person is left fielding
>> all the interested users
>> - Tastebridge, care to help FEED people?
>> - Got some friends at Google working on Android? Anyone from Motorola,
>> HTC, Samsung, etc? Have a club, a bag, and a locking trunk? GOOD!
>> them and drag them along! We have ways to make them talk.
>> If people use the book of faces,
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Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication - Leonardo Da
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is nothing left to take away - Antoine de Saint
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