Blaine's World

Scraps

Sometimes I like to take stuff apart to explore and maybe make some modifications while I’m inside. Sometimes I need a quick, hacky script for an experiment or other fun. This page collects the smaller endeavors that aren’t involved enough to be projects but are still worth posting:

Android Boot Animations from GIFs

A simple shell script that converts GIF files into bootanimation.zip files that are compatible with Android. I wrote this to convert GIFs from GifCities into boot animations for my phone.

WLN KD-C1 Teardown

I tried to find a teardown of the KD-C1 before I purchased it. I managed to find a Russian video of a partial teardown, but this video stops short of removing the PCB from the plastic case (for good reason as seen below). I decided to go deep and completely disassemble the radio as far as I could.