Monthly Archives: May 2012

How to use Accelerometer in Android?

By | May 30, 2012

This is a simple post showing how to use accelerometer in android. This java code prints the values of x,y and z axis in the console. Leave your comments on this post. Find Coderzheaven on facebook, twitter , google Plus and MySpace for more updates.

Facebook May Acquire Opera

By | May 28, 2012

It is rumoured that facebook is employing ex- Apple iPhone and iPad Engineers to build their own smartphone. Now there is another rumour that facebook may acquire Opera. Facebook could be set to pursue a deal for web browser firm Opera, as the social network seeks to unlock new business opportunities. Flush with a $16bn… Read More »

How to send email from Android Emulator?

By | May 28, 2012

Hello all… Emailing may be a basic requirement in many of our applications. So I am showing you how to send email from your emulator in android. For that you have to configure an email client in the emulator. Follow these steps to configure an email client in the android emulator. OK Now you are… Read More »

Facebook releases new camera app for iPhone.

By | May 27, 2012

The company has announced Facebook Camera for iPhone, an app dedicated to shooting photos, applying filters, and batch uploading photos to your Timeline. The app was developed independently from Facebook for iOS by the Facebook Photos team, Photos product manager Dirk Stoop told me, and is focused on letting you share photos as quickly as… Read More »

How to add checkboxes and radio buttons to ListView in android? OR How to set single choice items in a ListView in android?

By | May 25, 2012

To create a list of multiple-choice items (checkboxes) or single-choice items (radio buttons) inside the dialog, use the setMultiChoiceItems() and setSingleChoiceItems() methods, respectively. If you create one of these selectable lists in the onCreateDialog() callback method, Android manages the state of the list for you. As long as the Activity is active, the dialog remembers… Read More »

Google didn’t infringe on Oracle patents, jury rules

By | May 24, 2012

A federal jury ruled Wednesday that Google didn’t infringe on Oracle’s patents when the Internet search leader developed its popular Android software for mobile devices. Wednesday’s verdict comes about two weeks after the same jury, with two additional members, failed to agree on a pivotal issue in Oracle’s copyright-infringement case against Google. As a result,… Read More »

How to create CustomProgressBar in android – Part 3?

By | May 23, 2012

Hello all… In my previous posts I have shown two methods to create custom progressbar in android. Check out these tutorials to find out how? 1. How to build a custom progressBar in android- Part 2? 2. Custom progressbar in android with text – part 3 Today in this post I will show you a… Read More »

Google Chrome overtaking Internet Explorer.

By | May 23, 2012

Google’s Chrome is now the most popular Web browser worldwide, surpassing Microsoft’s Internet Explorer for the first time, according to the latest figures from StatCounter. After years of slowly chipping away Internet Explorer’s market share, Chrome took the lead with 32.76 percent share, while IE dipped to 31.94 percent. Read More from here

Apple again the most valuable brand.

By | May 22, 2012

Apple took the top spot for the second year in a row, beating out IBM, Google, and McDonald’s to assume the position of the world’s most valuable brand. At $183 billion, Apple is the world’s most valuable brand, according to Millward Brown Optimor’s annual BrandZ study. Apple was last year’s most valuable brand, as well,… Read More »

How to create a Custom Toggle Button in android?

By | May 20, 2012

Hello everyone… In today’s tutorial I will show you how to create a custom toggle button in android. Often in our applications we don’t need a default toggle button, so I will show you how to change that to make a toggle button according to your need. First I will create a fresh project named… Read More »

New iPhone may be getting Larger screens.

By | May 18, 2012

The new iPhone that Apple Inc. is expected to unveil this year is likely to have a larger display than its current models have, with the company ordering bigger screens from its Asian suppliers, people familiar with the matter said. The new screens measure at least 4 inches diagonally, the people said, compared with 3.5… Read More »

Custom progressbar in android with text – part 3

By | May 18, 2012

Hello all…… I have posted two posts on how to customize a progressbar in android. 1. Custom Indeterminate progressBar for android? 2. How to build a custom progressBar in android- Part 2? Here is another one with update text on top of the progressbar. Here is how we start. After creating a fresh project create… Read More »

HTC Desire C specifications

By | May 14, 2012

The Desire C has a 3.5-inch screen with a resolution of 320 x 480. It uses a 600 MHz processor and is apparently being marketed as a 3.5 G device, presumably meaning HSDPA. Internal storage is 4 GB, and the phone has a five megapixel camera. The phone will run Android 4.0. . It’ll run… Read More »

PhoneEasy 740, the world’s simplest Android phone!

By | May 14, 2012

The latest device to be unveiled by Doro is probably their most interesting ever, as it combines Android’s functionality with an easy to use interface and pretty decent hardware. The PhoneEasy 740 is still in the last stages of pre-production, but the manufacturers are hoping to iron out all the little kinks in time for… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S III India launch in June first week

By | May 14, 2012

Samsung is expected to launch its all new Galaxy S III smartphone in India in the first week of June. According to NDTV Gadgets, India is in the first list of countries to get smartphone, which will see the launch starting May 29. The smartphone will be priced at INR 38,000, while the street price… Read More »

Siri Says Nokia Lumia 900 is the best smartphone.

By | May 13, 2012

It’s like now Siri is also turning against Apple. Apple bought Siri to market their phone iPhone4S. And you will get Siri after buying iPhone4S for more than 800$. Isn’t that funny. However there are still many alternatives avaliable for android out there and for free. We are not fools to buy a phone for… Read More »

How to build a custom progressBar in android- Part 2?

By | May 12, 2012

Hello all……. Today I am going to show you how to create a custom progressbar in android. Previously in another posts I have already shown how to build a custom indeterminate progressbar in android. And in this post I will show you how to customize the horizontal progressbar. OK Now we will start. First create… Read More »

How to download a file from a remote site in android? – Another simple example – Method -3

By | May 7, 2012

Hello all ……. I have shown many examples on how to download and upload files in android through this site. These are other methods for downloadign a file in android. 1. How to Download an image in ANDROID programatically? 2. How to download a file to your android device from a remote server with a… Read More »

CoderzHeaven on Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus and MySpace

By | May 6, 2012

Hello……. Coderzheaven is now on MySpace also. PLease checkout our page at Fore more news on updates and exciting code snippets please add Coderzheaven to your connections in Facebook and Also find us on twitter and get the latest tweets on recent and most popular posts. Also find us on Google PLus… Read More »

Lowest Cost for LUMIA 900 on Amazon- Get it fast.

By | May 4, 2012

For AT&T customers eying one of Nokia’s Windows Phone 7 devices as an upgrade, Amazon is offering the stylish new Lumia 900 on the cheap… real cheap. So cheap, in fact, you have to wonder what’s up. Are Nokia’s phones failing on the market even though they’re getting great reviews? Or is Microsoft merely trying… Read More »

Best Budget phones in android market today.

By | May 3, 2012

Here are my choice of some of the best phones in android market today. 1. Sony ericsson Xperia Neo. We know Sony always makes stylish phones. Here is another stylish phone from Sony Ericsson. Specifications. GENERAL 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 /… Read More »