Software Projects

What Language is This? Language Identifier for Android

Posted in Uncategorized by rmt on October 3, 2019

This app helps identify in what language a given piece of writing is written. It uses a model of the statistical frequency of its letter ordering to make an educated guess about the language of that piece of writing: Language Identifier

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Sorani Language Apps for Android

Posted in Uncategorized by rmt on October 3, 2019

This Sorani phrasebook app is helpful for basic vocabulary. It includes pronunciations by a native speaker: Sorani Basic Phrases – Works offline

Also of note, this Sorani translation app currently has a limited vocabulary but may see improvements in the future: English-Sorani Translator

Transliteration App for Android

Posted in Uncategorized by rmt on October 3, 2019

Transliteration is the conversion of text into a different script. Here’s a handy transliteration app for Android: Letterswap Transliterator

Lot Area Calculator for Android

Posted in Uncategorized by rmt on October 3, 2019

If you have a need to calculate the land area for a parcel using aerial imagery, then this app is for you: Lot Area Calculator

Red Tide Tracker for Android

Posted in Uncategorized by rmt on October 3, 2019

This app tracks harmful algal blooms in coastal areas in Florida: Red Tide

Flood Risk App for Android

Posted in Uncategorized by rmt on October 3, 2019

This app helps you create a FEMA flood hazard map for an address in the USA: Flood Zone Map

Top Shopping Apps for Android

Posted in Uncategorized by rmt on October 3, 2019

These four apps are helpful for comparison shopping, and comparing in-store prices with online prices. You can scan UPC bar codes for price checking:

Price Check

Price Scanner

Price Compare + Scanner: Swipe to Shop

This app helps organize your loyalty cards for different stores: Loyalty Cards

Wildfire Info Tracker for Android

Posted in Uncategorized by rmt on October 3, 2019

This app lets you track current wildfire perimeters as well as smoke areas in the United States: Fireguard for Android

Latitude/longitude Converter for Android

Posted in Uncategorized by rmt on October 3, 2019

This app is useful for converting coordinates from the latitude/longitude format to other coordinate formats such as MGRS. Helpfully, this app continues to work when no internet connection is available: Geo – Lat/long conversion app

Using both VirtualBox and Android Emulators on AMD-based PCs

Posted in Uncategorized by rmt on July 28, 2018

With an AMD-based PC running Windows 10, changing the hypervisor launch type is required in order to switch between using VirtualBox and using x86 Android emulators.

Virtualbox requires the launch type to be “off”, and x86 Android emulators require the launch type to be “auto”. Enter the following commands in a Command Prompt or a PowerShell window started with “Run As Administrator”.

 

To enable Virtualbox:

bcdedit /set hypervisorlaunchtype off

 

To enable x86 Android Emulators:

bcdedit /set hypervisorlaunchtype auto