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…

My point of view: smartphone UIs

Publishing this post I'm perfecly conscious that, if anyone actually read my blog, you will completely agree with me or hate what I've written. We are going to talk about user interfaces - there's my preface: I'm a fan of plain and modern-looking UIs, few colours, I find disturbing the too glossy and kitschy ones.…

What’s the point with Tizen?

After Nokia threw MeeGo, Intel chose Samsung as the partner with which carry on the development of the OS. During the just ended year, Samsung released a "prototype reference device" to help developers testing out their apps, and give an hint of what the OS is going to be. So why am I talking about…

Let’s start!

Ok, I finally decided to open (again) a personal blog. Did I feel the need? Yes. I have Facebook and Twitter, but the first is not so comfortable to use it as a blog, the second fits my needs of "being quick", but it's simply not suitable if I want to write down some more…