Our musings on smart mirrors, smart displays & the many amazing creative ways screens can be used.
We all know it. Most digital photo frames available today just plain suck They either have some SD card that you’ve to to transfer your photos onto using a computer (honestly who has time for this), and then you have to do the same for every new photo you want to be added. This isContinue reading “Apple iCloud Digital Photo Frame”
*Note: This post relates to an upcoming mid-January 2021 release with this functionality. It is not available yet. It is published to give you a glimpse of how it would work* A calendar that displays photos on the dates of important events for you and your family. Birthdays, Anniversaries, Festivals, Holidays, upcoming weddings, graduations, vacationsContinue reading “A digital calendar with custom photo events”
What is Magic Mirror App? Is there a smartphone App for making a Magic Mirror? Mango Mirror is a Magic Mirror App that lets you setup, configure and control you Magic Mirror from your smart phone or computer. Mango Mirror App is available for users on the Apple App Store for iOS users or onContinue reading “Magic Mirror App for Smart Mirror”
A digital calendar is a calendar that can look very similar to a paper wall calendar but one that uses a screen (tablet, tv, monitor) to automatically display your events and updates with no manual intervention needed. It can look exactly like this one below. Your events from your online calendars like Google calendar orContinue reading “What is a digital Calendar? Get one in under 5 minutes.”
We will provide you with step-by-step instructions, video and details to build your smart magic mirror in under 10 minutes flat. While there are many smart magic mirrors built using Raspberry Pi. We recommend using and Android tablet instead. There are many reasons for this, you can read the details in our our Raspberry PiContinue reading “DIY Smart Mirror: Build a magic mirror in 10 minutes”
For the past few years the Raspberry Pi has been the number one option for building smart mirrors. However it was always too cumbersome to make one. First of all the Raspberry Pi comes with out a case, you need a separate monitor that makes it heavy, requiring a heavy duty frame, power cables goingContinue reading “Using Android for your Smart Mirror, is the future.”
Display your google calendar on any display using our easy to use App in three simple steps. Setup in under 10 minutes. Perfect for families or businesses.
We don’t have to tell you about the fist half of 2020. Our worlds turned upside down with the impact of Coronavirus. It impacted you and your family, no matter where in the globe you are. During the quarantine we noticed that we had a significant jump in users of our software. And they wereContinue reading “Keeping the family organized during quarantine with a digital calendar”
Where are you going? It can be difficult to keep track of who is going where and when? The world is going digital, but families are busier than ever. The good part is that everyone can keep track of where they are going easier than years past. Here is how to make sure you areContinue reading “Why Use a Digital Calendar Display”
Often times when you build a product, you can never imagine how it can change people’s lives. When we started Mango Display, we wanted to build a product that would be the best digital wall calendar display, personal health and fitness dashboard that works with fitbit and Apple health. We also added in additional widgetsContinue reading “My mom never worried anymore”
Do you have thousands of family photos and precious memories stored on your phone. Stuck forever in there, almost never to be seen again. It’s such a shame. True, there are memory card storage digital photo frames, but that means that you have to manually move photos from your iPhone to the card. And whoContinue reading “A Digital Photo Frame App”
A day clock App for the elderly. Remotely set font sizes, add photos (from iCloud or Google Photos), notes, weather, reminders. Automatic DST adjustment.
We are all familiar with the concept of a wall calendar. Something that looks like the image above. It has been used for many decades to help visualize the dates in the month, and allow people to plan the month accordingly. It served the purpose in the times when schedules where simple, and events andContinue reading “Make a Digital Wall Calendar in 10 minutes”
We get asked this question a lot. What should I use to build my smart mirror? Should I make a smart mirror with a Raspberry Pi? or use an Android tablet for my smart mirror? And our answer for most people is almost always – Android/Fire Tablet. Here are the 5 main reasons why. 1.Continue reading “Should I use a Raspberry Pi or Android Tablet for my Smart Mirror?”
Kohler, a behemoth in the Bathroom industry released the Verdera Voice Lighted Mirror, smart mirror at CES 2018. This mirror is being marketed as their first ‘smart mirror’, here is their pitch: Enjoy a new level of convenience in your bathroom with the Verdera Voice lighted mirror with KOHLER Konnect. Using built-in voice assistant technology, effortlessly control your idealContinue reading “Kohler’s attempt at a smart mirror falls short”