Author Archives: V Subhash

Low-cost DIY portable emergency light using LED strips & 9-volt rechargeable batteries

The white LED strips operate at 12 volts. They will light up even at at 9 volts but will be less brighter. The multi-colored LEDs are not really an emergency lighting option but are good enough to help you find … Continue reading

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Subhash Browser & Feed Reader for Android v2017.09.21 adds feeds DB backup, Google News RSS support & fixes

I have an old tablet which gets extremely slow intermittently. Of late, the app has been crashing during these lockups and taking the news feed DB with it. When I restart the app, there are no feeds. So, I have … Continue reading

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LM386 amplifier in stereo & a repurposed tablet battery

LM386 is a mono amplifier IC. I couldn’t find a stereo version of it that was just as robust and simple. So, I designed a circuit with two LM386 chips. That was several months ago. In the meantime, my BlackBerry … Continue reading

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Subhash Browser & RSS Feed Reader v2017.09.01 for Android pursues http redirects

The AndroidWithoutStupid library was updated to pursue http redirects (301, 302, 303). Subhash Browser is now able to download files from redirected URLs. Latest APKs are available at: http://www.vsubhash.com/article.asp?id=126&info=Subhash_Browser_Feed_Reader_app

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Subhash Browser for Android v2017.08.27 has a solution for slow internet connections

Sometimes, well… most of the time, the Information Superhighway is slow. No, this update can’t improve speeds. In a previous update, I added the option of hiding the title bar of the app. After this, it became impossible to check … Continue reading

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Subhash Comic Viewer v2017.08.20 for Android brings separate print CSS stylesheet

Now, you can print your comics. HTML web pages can have separate stylesheets for screen and the print. This update generates a different stylesheet for print. If you copy the extracted directory to your desktop computer and print the index.html … Continue reading

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Subhash Comic Viewer for Android v2017.08.03.01 improves browser output

The file selection dialog remembers the last directory (in a session). The browser page to view the comic has been improved. Viewing sizes are now fit browser width, 100%, 40%, & 80%. https://twitter.com/SubhashBrowser/status/895302068197445632

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