Sailfish OS: a new Events view concept

I do love the MeeGo-ish Sailfish OS 2.x UI for a very simple reason: it brings you, straight in your face, two main aspects of modern smartphones, usually hidden in other OS’: multitasking and notifications. The main flaw is that most of the time they act like blank canvas and I have no way to…

A free cloud – how to configure Nextcloud

As some of you may know, I’m a quite open source-oriented guy. I run different flavors of GNU/Linux on my machines (currently the amazing Arch-based Antergos), I used to be an avid N9 (MeeGo) user and a current Jolla (Sailfish OS) one. I’m not that kind of man who bashes everything is closed-sourced though; I…

Why the status bar has NOT to go

The title clearly recalls this post by Jaakko Roppola, Senior Designer at Jolla. Now, I'm a huge fan of him, I love his vision. I was lucky enough to have a brief conversation with him at the Jolla office in Tampere and I actually like his point of view in that post, but I'm also…

Interview with Heikki of @SituationsApp

In a sunny and mild end-May afternoon I had the chance to meet, in Helsinki, Heikki Haveri, developer of Situations and partner, along with another former Nokia employee, Roope Tassberg, in the Pastilli Labs project. In a pretty kahvila of the city's center, along with a cup of coffee, we had a long and pleasant…

Connect Jolla to Android via SSH or SFTP

I recently switched my Manjaro-powered netbook with a Nexus 7 as a "in-mobility" device and I started to dig a bit to find alternatives to those tasks I easily did with Manjaro, like connecting my Jolla via SSH or via SFTP. I used these apps on CyanogenMod 11, but I guess they will work even…