Android Bluetooth controlled robot – Part 1

November 1, 2010

Learn to connect a bluetooth module to an ATMega micro controller via the UART serial interface and even further, discover it using a bluetooth enabled Android phone. The 9600bps serial link established, can than be used to exchange data: read sensors or control the robot.


Apache won’t start – Skype to blame!

August 10, 2010

Skype opens the TCP port 80 for unknown purposes. It doesn’t ask for user’s permission. This “feature” however creates problems when running legitimate software like an apache server. Think twice when installing “bells and whistles” software like Skype, Messengers, and others.