String and taking user input In this tutorial, we will learn about String data type and how to take input of various data types. We can use already defined classes from Java library.  With the help of constructors, we create objects from these classes. We can organize those classes in packages. To import Scanner class, we do import java.util.Scanner; After import statement, we write our program as usual import java.util.Scanner; public class MainClass { public static void main(String[] args) { // statements } } Scanner constructor needs input stream object. We create the object to Scanner constructor in the following way. Scanner s…

With the growing market of smartphones worldwide, the price scenario of the world in case of smartphones has changed. Numerous companies have arrived in the competition of smartphones which has certainly benefitted the customers. Apple and Samsung, which are considered as the leading smartphone brands worldwide, are slowly losing their market to other companies which provide cheaper and more reliable service. In Nepal, lots of new brands have arrived. So here, we have listed out the smartphones under Rs. 10000 in Nepal and some of their features as well. Huawei: Huawei is a Chinese smartphone company that has been…

We are going to take a look at java variables today. What is a variable? In a Java program variable acts like a container that holds a certain value. Each variable must have it’s own data type. 8 primitive data types are as follows: byte : Byte is an an 8-bit signed two’s complement integer. It holds value from -128 to 127. short: Short is a 16-bit signed two’s complement integer. It’s value ranges from  -32,768 to32,767. int: Int is 32 bit. long: Long is 64 bit.  It has minimum value of -2^31 and a maximum value of 2^31-1. float: 32 bit.…

Your first Java Program Here is our first program in Java Nepali tutorial series. To write you Java program you need install JDK and JRE. Click here for how-to-install guide for JDK and JRE. JDK stands for Java development kit and JRE stands for Java runtime environment. Once you’ve done that. You need a text editor or SDK. I prefer you use a simple text editor at this initial stage. You may choose to use notepad or notepad++ but I’ve used  Sublime text for this tutorial which is for free. Here is the link to Sublime text. Java Hello World tutorial The…

What is Google Allo and what about it? Google Allo is a recent messaging app for iPhone and Android. It has Google Assistant built in. Allo is… It has everything that a messaging app has. You can sends pictures, share fun stickers, group chat, and so on. If for some reason messenger, WhatsApp and Viber  and so on fade away from the face of the earth. Allo would be cool. It would be really cool. But that is unlikely and most of our friends are already on those platforms and people won’t ditch something for same old .. same old. Is it…

Dashain 2073 is almost here. As every year, smartphone distributors of several companies have brought some special offers this festive season. As this season is considered important for shopping in Nepali market, here we have listed out the festival offers in Smartphones in Nepal. Samsung Samsung has brought its special dashain offer, named “हरेक दिन लखपति”. This offer is to last for 40 days giving away the cash prize worth Rs. 40 lakhs. With every purchase made, everyone has the chance to win upto Rs. 1 lakh each day through lucky draw. Besides the cash prize, Samsung is also offering its…

FOSS Nepal’s Software Freedom Day 2016 celebration event turned out to be a huge success this 17th September. As every year, FOSS Nepal community had organized this event to mark the international Software Freedom Day. The event took place at Agrawal Bhawan, Kamalpokhari, among around 500 participants. The formal inauguration of SFD was done at 11 am, along the National anthem and speeches by guest speakers. The keynote session included the speakers Mr. Prakash Neupane; the founder of Nepflights, Mr. Nama Raj Budhathoki from Kathmandu Living Labs, and our very own Dr. Mahabir Pun. The speakers focused mainly on the…

Nepali Patro, as the name suggests, is a calendar app. It is catered to serve basic calendar functionalities. It comes along with additional features such as news feed. I and many Nepalese basically use it check Nepali dates, festivals and other major events. Nepalese are using it to view public holidays and much more. It does let you choose between Nepali and English Language. Platform Nepali Patro app is available for both android and iOS devices. It is also available for mac and PC. On top of that, they also have a Chrome and Firefox app. You may also use…

Free and Open Source Software Community Nepal is planning something big for the global Software Freedom Day this year. Software Freedom day (SFD) is a public day marked to celebrate the use of open source products and software worldwide. Moreover, it is a part of encouragement to the general public about the virtues of using open source products. This day is celebrated on 3rd Saturday of September, every year, worldwide. Looking at the preparations, we can say that, FOSS Nepal all set for Software Freedom Day 2016. With the major goal of letting people know benefits of using FOSS in…

OPPO Smartphones, popularly known as Oppo Camera phones have finally entered Nepali smartphone market. Oppo smartphones launched in Nepal today, on September 12th, with a ceremony among major press sources and will be available on the market from September 13th. Oppo is a Chinese phone company and is world’s 4th largest phone manufacturer. Oppo has been brought in Nepal with the Triveni Group as the major distributor of the phones, told the OPPO’s brand manager for Nepal, Michael. OPPO has about 6.6 percent of total market share in smartphones. Globally, these phones are ahead of the giants Lenovo, and Xiaomi as well.…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge has proved itself to be one of the best high-end smartphones in the market. With the sleek and super sexy curved edge screen, this phone is certainly a winner at design. Besides the awesome design, this phone also comes up with highly efficient performance including 4 GB RAM and Octa core processor. Also, 12 MP camera with a great focus gives your photos an enhanced beautiful touch. Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Specifications and Price in Nepal are given below: Price and Specifications: Display 5.5 inches 1440 x 2560 pixels (~534 ppi) Gorilla Glass 4 Curved edge…

Mi 5 kernel source code was awaited by frustrated kernel hackers and tech savvy xaomi fans. GPL licensing The beauty of GPL licence is when an Android device manufacturer releases a smartphone, they are legally and ethically obligated to release the source code as well. Release of MI 5 kernel source code Xiaomi’s Mi 5 released in China in April 2016 and it hadn’t released the source code yet until a few hours back. Xiaomi is an awesome phone company but MIUI is not for everybody. Some like things custom. It’s a good news for developers starting to make this…

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