March 17, 2011

Retrieving Current Network Status in Android

Here is a quick snippet of code which will help us in getting the current status of an Android device’s data connection. We make use of the _ConnectivityManager_ class to get current active network information. We try to catch a NullPointerException which is thrown by the¬†isConnected method when there is no active data connection. ... Read more

November 16, 2010

Facebook Messaging

Facebook announced their Modern Messaging System which got both negative and positive reviews on twitter. Some called it Wave 2 and others cant wait to use it. Personally I am still not sure what it is. At first glanced it looks like a communication aggregator , A TweetDeck for communication if you may say so, not necessarily will all the plus points of TweetDeck . Here is a video Facebook posted about the product ... Read more

September 26, 2010

Bangalore rains

Bangalore rains Originally uploaded by ravivyas84 [retweet-anywhere format=”Bangalore Rains http://www.ravivyas.com/?p=380 (via @ravivyas84)”]

September 18, 2010

Vermicelli

Vermicelli Originally uploaded by ravivyas84 Dinner [retweet-anywhere format=”Vermicelli http://flic.kr/p/8C22AE (via @ravivyas84)”]