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…

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…

What we should expect from updates 6 and 7

From the Sailfish dev mailing list, Soumya Bijal, Jolla product manager, gave us an hint on features for the forthcoming update 6 and 7. Please notice that the update 6, early expected for this week, has been shifted to the next one. The update 6 (expected for the forthcoming week) will bring: 4G support for…

Jolla Italian meetups sum up

Recently Jolla, in the figure of the CTO Stefano Mosconi, set up a community meetup in Rome and Milan; it was a great occasion to meet him and Jolla enthusiasts from all the Boot; the idea behind these meetups is to approach the community in an informal way, chatting with and answering to the fans.…