Monthly Archives: August 2011

How Main() get called – Shell Prompt to Main()

Brief description on what happens in a Linux system, from the time that you type program name and press “enter” at the shell, to the time that control reach your main() function. May help to understanding some internal stuff and how the main() is …

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Android Gingerbread Update for HTC Desire, Singapore

After no of controversial statements from HTC about Gingerbread update for Desire model, finally in Aug 2011, the manually upgradeable image released. No OTA upgrade and this release is not for normal user. I upgraded my HTC Desire with Ginger Bre…

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Custom Constructor and Destructor in GCC

The GNU GCC compiler provides a specific attribute to define our own custom constructor and destructor for your C Program. Here is the sample code: [code]#include

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imWatch: Android Powered Watch

Recently I wrote about the TI MetaWatch. Today I saw another $350 watch “imWatch”, which powered by Android OS with Freescale i.MX 233 Processor, 64MB RAM, 4GB Flash and 350mAh Battery. It can talk to Android and iPhone to fetch info like SMS, Mai…

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