• Question: I have a lot of "old" cell phones. How can I use them as the small computers that they are?

    jason_h_day asked on April 27, 2018 12:03
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    I am just thinking of recycling this powerful technology to something better than landfill.



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    I just found that you can use a webcam with any Android phone using an adapter -- https://www.amazon.com/CHENYANG-Ultra-Adapter-Connector-Tablet/dp/B015GZOHKW/

    That means old Android smartphones can be used as part of a microscope -- see #microscopes -- that's built on a webcam. We'd love to use them if they're usable Android devices -- how many do you have? What part of the country are you in?

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