Front Page Jolla to unveil Mer-based Sailfish OS and developer story next month Last week Jolla announced it will be unveiling its new Sailfish OS, Jolla UI, and SDK at the Slush startup conceference in Helsinki November 21st and 22nd: “The startup, which is comprised of many former Nokia employees, said it will also discuss the Jolla SDK and app ecosystem with developers. 'Device information, ID and expected availability' will be announced before Christmas, it added.
Front Page Nokia 3D World Gaze now available for Nokia N9 Nokia Beta Labs have released an application called “Nokia 3D World Gaze” that gives the user an augmented reality view of the world. It “gives you a new kind of viewpoint to the world, allowing you to see through the surface (and insides) of the planet all the way to the other side
A Quick Look at Extras in Bugzilla 2011-11-07 through 2011-11-13 As of 2011-11-14 Extras contains: total items 2770 ( 6) total open items 1013 ( 3) open bugs 582 ( 3) critical/blocker 45 ( 1) “easyfix” 5 “moreinfo” 5 “crash” 2 “patch” 4 reopened 6 unconfirmed 359 ( 3) open enhancements 431 “easyfix” 3 “moreinfo” 1 “patch” 6 reopened 1 unconfirmed 188 ( 1) Top Tens Ten biggest open bugs by number of votes : (6%) 7334 [FM Radio] audio disappear using other device functions(connecting-disconnecting wi-fi,hspa) (6%) 11961 [Maemo 5 Community SSU] Random email application (modest) crashes with CSSU (4%) 7351 [Recorder] Recorder app closes automatically after few mins (4%) 6511 [Canola] Unable to type text in Canola on N900 (3%) 11031 [PyMaemo] python-all depending on specific python version breaks updating python modules (3%) 11842 [Maemo 5 Community SSU] RDesktop halt on connection screen (2%) 6847 [gPodder] gPodder does not attempt to connect to internet if no ambient connection (2%) 8508 [The One Ring] Integration with System Contacts isn’t working (2%) 7505 [Mauku] Claims to be free, but ships no license and says ‘You are NOT allowed to modify or redistribute the source code.’ (1%) 7500 [BlueMaemo] Hardware keyboard doesn’t work in Maemo5 Please visit Bugzilla to vote. Registration is easy and free
On Monday, Arjan van de Ven, MeeGo Chief Architect, posted to the MeeGo-dev mailing list about some architecture changes to the platform. They reflect the changing circumstances around resourcing, mainly as a result of Nokia’s recent strategy changes. There are some changes to the security direction of MeeGo, the Buteo Sync framework will be replaced by Sync Evolution and the backend of PIM storage (contacts, calendar, mail) will switch from Tracker to Evolution Data Server.
I have been with Maemo since 2007, when I purchased the fabulous N800 Internet Tablet. It stayed with me through Chinook, Diablo and even through the ‘Elephanta year’.
Efforts to put Android 2.3.1 on the Nokia N900 came to fruition last week, and now there’s a video demo to prove it. DrunkDebugger has released footage of the platform transplant – which is still a work-in-progress for the moment – and while the resistive touchscreen of the N900 might not be up there alongside
As promised in some of my previous posts about SeriesFinale , I have finally ported it to GNOME. For the ones who don’t know about this pet project of mine, SeriesFinale is a TV shows browser and tracker application that was originally developed for Maemo Fremantle. While I use it all the time in my N900, I have been asked to port it to GNOME and I also thought it’d be a good thing to have it in my favorite desktop