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Mango Display Blog

Our musings on smart mirrors, smart displays & the many amazing creative ways screens can be used.

What is a digital Calendar? Get one in under 5 minutes.

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.”

DIY Smart Mirror: Build a magic mirror in 10 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”

Using Android for your Smart Mirror, is the future.

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.”

Keeping the family organized during quarantine with a digital calendar

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”

My mom never worried anymore

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”

Make a Digital Wall Calendar in 10 minutes

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”

Should I use a Raspberry Pi or Android Tablet for my Smart Mirror?

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’s attempt at a smart mirror falls short

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”

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