Monthly Archives: August 2012

Android – JellyBean Features

By | August 31, 2012

Some new features introduced in Jelly bean are listed below: Offline voice typing: In contrast with the conventional SIRI assistant, voice dictations in Jelly bean can be done in flight mode or without an internet connection. All the phrasing and voice processing is performed locally, i.e. by the phone processor itself. No server interaction is… Read More »

Which you think is the best – Android or iPhone?

By | August 25, 2012

This is a question that has been here since 2007. We know there are many advantages for Android phones and Apple’s iPhone. So what you think, which one is the best. I will say my personal opinion. And I think Android is the best. What is your opinion? Are you an iPhone or ANDROID User?… Read More »

How to start with ActionBar in Android?

By | August 23, 2012

With Android 3.0 Google eliminated the need of hardware menu button which is replaced by Action Bars. Here is a quick example on how to use ActionBars. First create a new project and name it ActionBarExample. Now create a folder named “menu” in res folder and create a new XML file inside it named “action_bar_menu.xml”.… Read More »

Uploading and Downloading of files – Popular and Useful posts from CoderzHeaven

By | August 21, 2012

Here are the links of my most popular posts on downloading and uploading of files to and from your android device. 1. How to download a file from a remote site in android? – Another simple example – Method -3 2. How to download a file to your android device from a remote server with… Read More »

How to set different layouts for Portrait and Landscape in Android?

By | August 20, 2012

This simple example shows how to set different layouts for portrait and Landscape in Android. If you need a detailed explanation please check this url Android Supports these different categories of screens. 1. xlarge screens are at least 960dp x 720dp 2. large screens are at least 640dp x 480dp 3. normal screens are… Read More »

How to stream an audio in Android?

By | August 14, 2012

This is a simple example to how to stream an audio in android. Here is the java code for that. This is the xml that contains the button. When you run this program you will see a button and on clicking on that button you will see a dialog with message “Buffering…..”. Once the buffering… Read More »

How to load an image from the assets folder in android?

By | August 9, 2012

Here is a simple example showing how to load an image stores in assets folder in android? Done.