Shrink Your Code with ProGuard

Shrink Your Code with ProGuard
When I was creating the app "Check the Cheque" and uploading it to Google Play, I was wondering if its possible to shrink the app size. The app I was working on was like 2 MB and I knew that it was too big for an app that only had like one picture and only a few 100 lines of code. I searched on the Android User guide and it I came across the "Shrink Your Code and Resources" and I never knew that Android Studio had this feature. Also this is free because it's distributed under the GPL (General Public License). So I will compare how much smaller my app went from 2 MB, to 0.9 MB. First thing first, I had one PNG image that was like around 500 KB file size and Continue reading

WIFI not connecting: AW-NB086

flashback to 2017, Fall I was panicking when I tried to connect to my schools WiFi network, but for some strange reason I just could not connect to their network. I was like "the fuh...?" and I continue to troubleshooting my laptops WiFi connection. I uninstall UX31e's AzureWave AW-NB086 the driver and installed Microsoft generic driver and that did not worked. I continue installing newest and old drivers. No luck. I continue to ponder that maybe the WiFi card went bad, but alas, the WiFi connection worked on my local coffee shop and library. The only conclusion that I gathered is that the school IT department banned my MAC address to connect to their Continue reading

Hyperkin Controller Adapter for SNES to SNES Classic Edition/ Wii U/ Wii

Hyperkin Controller Adapter for SNES to SNES Classic Edition/ Wii U/ Wii
I like video games, but I prefer to use console controllers when it comes to gaming. One thing that I always go back is the old consoles such as SNES and N64 to relive those days. However, I don't have my old consoles and the only way to play these games is by emulation. So I have have an emulator in my pc and in my Wii console. My best experience is playing the NES, SNES, and the N64 is by playing them in my Wii and using the Homebrew software. So today I am reviewing this cool adapter: the Hyperkin Controller Adapter for SNES ASIN# B075RMYMNH. Ok, first this adapter only works on wiimotes and the SNES classic. Second, it works only on generic and official Continue reading