Embed Google Maps in C# Application

First check out this post to see how you can retreive the GPS location of your device. Then you can use following code to display the map in your windows form String locationString = @"http://maps.google.com/maps/api/staticmap?center=" + lat.ToString() + "," +...

Passing data with Intent

Intent is used to invoke another activity in Android development. Its always good if we can send some information along with Intent as we can make decisions based on the data received with an Intent. For the Sri Lankan Holidays 2011 app I developed, I used this method...

Android Ice Cream Sandwich

During this year’s Google I/O developer conference Google has announced its next upcoming version of the Android. As you know they name their releases after some desert item. This time the victim is “Ice Cream Sandwich”. What is so special with this...

LG OPTIMUS GT540 to Android 2.3.3

LG OPTIMUS GT540 was given an official update to Android 2.1. I don’t think there will be an update for GT540 in future as LG is busy with their new hand sets. Which leaves us with¬†unofficial¬†ROMs. CyanogenMod 7 is a custom ROM for Android phones with stunning...

LG OPTIMUS GT540 Upgrade

LG OPTIMUS GT540 is an awesome phone but it is shipped with old version of Android (1.6) which lacks the support for most of the latest Android Apps you find in the Android Market. But the good news is LG provides an official upgrade to Android 2.1. You can follow the...