Building Out My Home Theater (7.1 Speaker Wiring)

In my old setup I was content with 5.1 surround sound.  With a dedicated room, I was going for 7.1 Speaker wiring.  7.1 Surround Sound  is 1.0 Center + 6.0 Satellite + 0.1 Subwoofer.

My positioning of the 6 satellite speakers was driven by the earlier blog post on sound panels.  Subwoofer was placed front right with the placement driven by room layout.  I then proceeded to wire up the speakers, and other wires, so that the wires are hidden behind the baseboard and drywall.

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Reaction Video Recording App for Kids with Carousel ABCs and YouTube using Xamarin Forms

This app idea / proof of concept is one of those things from my ever-growing Geeky Dad idea vault.  I wanted to develop a Reaction Video Recording App for Kids.

I’ve heard over the years that toddlers are quick to pick up technology especially tablets and smartphones.  It wasn’t until I saw my toddler swiping through pictures on my phone that I realized how quickly it starts.  With my desires (1) to build something educational for my toddler and (2) to learn Xamarin, I set forth on a quick weekend project.

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