10000+ Amazing Cool Facts

10000+ Amazing Cool Facts for your iPhone

A compilation of 10000+ Amazing Cool Facts That Will Blow Your Mind. A must have iPhone app that is not only fun to use but also amazes you with lot of new facts across various categories. The various categories of facts that the app includes ** Albert Einstein ** Chocolate ** Animals ** Birds ** Babies ** Cars ** Books and Author ** Cricket ** Dreams ** English ** Foods ** Music ** Planets ** Plants and Trees ** Microsoft ** Sun ** Sea and Ocean ** Water ** And A Lot … [Read more...]

Free Sistrix Alternative for SEO

Sistrix is a very useful SEO tool that comes handy not only for SEO professionals but also for individual developers and website owners who would like to improve their website ranking. The downside of Sistrix is that it is not a free to use tool and this page aims to collect all the free alternative tools that developers can use without burning a hole in the pocket. … [Read more...]

Broadcom wireless not working and apply changes doesn’t do anything

If you have recently installed Ubuntu and wondering why wireless doesn't show in network then it could be that your device is Broadcom and proper driver is not installed. You can try installing the driver by going to System Settings -> Softwares & Updates -> Additional Drivers tab. You can select the Broadcom device and click on Apply Changes. If clicking on Apply changes doesn't do anything make sure the system is connected to internet. When on Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS I was not able … [Read more...]

Top 3 Free Finance Calculator for Android


There are many financial calculator applications available for Android and iOS devices. I tried handful of them and providing my review here on the top 3 free finance calculator for Android devices that I liked and would recommend for others. 1. EMI Calculator Free (Rating: 4.0/5) Download Link : http://goo.gl/JphIba     Though the name is bit misleading this application is more than just an EMI (Equated Monthly Installment) calculator. The best thing about this app that … [Read more...]

Android Marketplace APIs

Google known for releasing API for every service it offers has still not opened up their marketplace for the developers. There is no official API to access the marketplace and execute a search. But I came across this interesting project that uses the protobuf (The protocol that Google uses for almost all structured data communication). http://code.google.com/p/android-market-api/ This is a Java implementation of the unofficial marketplace APIs and the site also has links to projects on … [Read more...]

Android Emulator won’t connect to internet


Many a time I see this problem where the Android emulator simply refuses to connect to internet. There are 2 easy solutions to fix this problem. 1. The primary reason is that your machine might have both LAN and Wireless enabled and the internet connection is available only on Wireless. Since the emulator always tries LAN to for DNS settings it will be unable to connect. To fix this problem Right click on your "My Network Places" and select properties Select your LAN connection and … [Read more...]

ProgressDialog with custom view

In one of my application I had to download data from server which took almost 10-15 seconds and I didn't want my users to stare at a progress dialog with just loading message. I wanted to customize the default ProgressDialog to display interesting facts so that the user feels that they are waiting too long for the data. My first step was to create my own layout and set the layout using the method setContentView method. But seems this method though available but cannot be used since it … [Read more...]

Eclipse: JVM Terminated. Exit code=-1

I have been using my eclipse instance for months and on the day of a crucial release it stopped working (May be just to prove Murphy's law). I had several instance of eclipse (I usually have different instance for J2EE, Android, Blackberry etc) and all the instance showed me exactly the same error. Tweaking all the memory size parameters in eclipse.ini but irrespective of whatever permutation and combination I tried it didn't budge. I then removed all the contents of … [Read more...]