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Amazon Kindle Fire supports USB Host OTG now

I love Android as open source platform. Good for end users because developers can improve Android devices even the hardware manufacturer does not do so. Take Amazon Kindle Fire for example, it is still running Android 2.3 Gingerbread on Amazon latest stock software update 6.3. However, developers already created Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich ROM for Kindle Fire. And 3.0 kernel is getting better each day. It brings stuffs that are not available on stock software like USB Host OTG.

USB Logitech G5 Laser Mouse Demo on Samsung Galaxy S2 USB OTG

Yeah… My USB Logitech G5 Laser Mouse is working on Samsung Galaxy S II USB OTG. Hmm… What is the point of a USB mouse working on a smart phone like Samsung Galaxy S2? The right combination should be ~ Samsung Galaxy S2 + Bluetooth mouse & keyboard + TV out through MHL cable. Too bad that I still don’t have the last 3 items. Anyway, check out USB Logitech G5 Laser Mouse Demo on Samsung Galaxy S2 USB OTG. See how mouse performs on Samsung Galaxy S2.

USB Flash Drive Demo on Samsung Galaxy S2 USB OTG

Samsung Galaxy S II supports USB 2.0 On-The-Go (OTG). However, Samsung Galaxy S2 does not bundle USB OTG cable with it. But you should get it by yourself because the USB OTG adaptor or USB OTG cable is cheap for less than $3 only. I got mine from eBay for $2.68 ~ USB 2.0 Micro-B host OTG cable. The very first thing that I tried on it, USB flash drive. Let’s see how does USB flash drive performs on Samsung Galaxy S2 USB OTG…

USB Keyboard Demo on Samsung Galaxy S2 USB OTG

Haha… I got my PROLiNK USB Keyboard working on Samsung Galaxy S II USB OTG finally. But it is not able to get connected all the time because of ‘High-power USB device connected ~ Unable to access this device. Connected device needs external power supply’ issue. Anyway, I managed to play with it…

How to enable USB keyboard support on Android USB OTG?

Err… My PROLiNK USB Keyboard is not supported by Samsung Galaxy S II USB OTG. Oh, I should use ‘was’ instead of ‘is’ because I managed to get it working on Samsung Galaxy S2 now. Thanks to XDA Developer, Td8f4. Without his patch, my USB keyboard is still detected as “High-power USB device connected ~ Unable to access this device. Connected device needs external power supply”. No worry if your USB keyboard is not working too, try below patch and it might works like mine…


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