Leo's Blog

This is my blog. You will find my various geeky posts here.

Joplin Note, and other Open Source/Free Tools and Services that I Use Now

The apps and programs that I've used over the years have varied a bit. I used to be a big Linux+Google user. I'd use Google Drive (Cloud storage with Insync on Linux), Google Keep for notes, Google Docs.

Then I decided t...

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Owning My Music and Having A Dedicated Media Player (In 2021)


In 2004, when I was about 14, my parents bought me an iPod (classic) 4G. A portable music player with a whopping 20GB of storage. That was heaps of space back then. I got great use out of it. I was young, had little money, so I "acquir...

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YouTube Project Series Video 03 - Plant Water Reminder Device

My third YouTube video! This video is about my plant water reminder device. It is a box that has a moisture sensor attached that reads the moisture value of a plants soil. It then sends notifications to a phone if the moisture...

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Ways that Android Phones Could Improve

Android is a very versatile and expandable platform, especially compared to iOS. But in my opinion, there are still some major ways that the Android OS and hardware can be improved.

1. Continuous Near-Indefinite OS Updates (Like a real computer)

Android i...

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