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   Tue, 31.08.10

[New] GemRB - play Baldur's Gate on your N900
GemRB from Bundyo is a port of the open-source implementation of Bioware's Infinity Engine. Using it, you can play games based on that engine on your Nokia N900, including e.g. Baldur's Gate 2 or Icewind Dale.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 03:15 in category



   Mon, 30.08.10

[New] Outlaw Solitaire - poker squares for the N900
Outlaw Solitaire by Toni Kansala is a game of poker squares. The aim of the game is to create best possible poker hands horizontally and vertically by placing 25 randomly dealt cards to a 5 x 5 grid.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 19:34 in category


[New] Gas-Balls - live wallpaper for the N900
Gas-Balls is a live wallpaper from Nokia. Make your desktop and photos alive with balls and colored gas. Animation reacts both to touches and device position in real time. It can run as a desktop wallpaper, as a tranparent layer over the existing desktop wallpaper, or in its own window.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 17:35 in category


[New] Frogatto & Friends - jump-and-run game
Frogatto & Friends ported to the N900 by Philipp Zabel is a "platformer" or "jump-and-run" videogame. Like many older arcade/Nintendo/Sega titles, the world is viewed as a cross-section seen from the side, and your character walks and jumps between solid platforms, whilst avoiding being hurt by monsters.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 06:56 in category



   Sun, 29.08.10

[New] TinySMB - small and simple to use SMB server for N900
TinySMB from Karl Wintermann is a small SMB server for embedded systems. SMB server allows access to local files via network. Using it, you can very easily access the file system of the N900 from e.g. a desktop computer.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 04:41 in category


[New] KFZcheck-Extras - additional lists for KFZcheck
KFZcheck-Extras is a collection of useful lists for KFZcheck, which by default comes with just a list of licence plates. This package adds E-Numbers (food ingredients), Molkereien_de (German dairy companies), ISO codes (German version), top level domains and IATA airport codes.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 02:51 in category



   Sat, 28.08.10

[New] Bambuser client for the N900
Bambuser client has just been made available for the N900. Bambuser is an application/service that enables the user to stream live video from your mobile phone using 3G or WiFi.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 17:38 in category



   Thu, 26.08.10

Qt Creator 2.0.1 released
Nokia today released version 2.0.1 of Qt Creator, the cross-platform integrated development environment (IDE) for use with the Qt framework. Qt Creator 2.0.1 brings bugfixes and optimizations based on feedback received from users since the release of Qt Creator 2.0.0. All Qt releases are available for download from http://qt.nokia.com/downloads.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 23:42 in category


[New] Easily activate up to 9 desktops on the N900 with Desktop+
Desktop+ by NightShift provides a simple GUI allowing the user easily activate more than 4 desktops. Up to 9 desktops can be activated.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 07:10 in category


[New] Image Set Maker - create N900 desktop image sets with ease!
Image Set Maker by Sybren Dijkstra quickly and easily creates a set of images for the desktop from pictures selected by you. No more bothering about .desktop files for image sets!
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 06:56 in category


Detailed review of Trojita email client for the N900
dannycamps has written a very detailed review of one of new arrivals to the Maemo platform, Trojita, an IMAP email client written in Qt with an N900 optimized UI. Read on and let us know your thoughts...
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 06:30 in category


[New] Font Changer - change UI font family and size
Font Changer by Ricky Tournee is a Control Panel applet to change system font family and size for the entire UI.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 01:00 in category


[New] KhtEditor - source code editor for Maemo and Meego
KhtEditor from Benoit Hervier is a source code editor specially designed for devices running Maemo and MeeGo Handset.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 00:01 in category


Nokia and Intel open a joint lab and collaborate on 3D user experience
This month, Nokia and Intel have established a new, collaboratively owned and run laboratory at the Centre for Internet Excellence at the University of Oulu. The initial focus of the lab will be graphics: making new, next-generation graphical experiences for mobile users. There's already a strong 3D internet research community established at the Centre, and the partners hope to tap into that excellence to help inspire their own projects. The Centre produced realXtend, an open source platform for interconnected 3D worlds, for example. The lab's first projects involve creating new user interfaces for MeeGo and potentially other platforms that use 3D graphics in ways that are new, easy-to-use and enjoyable. Read more....
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 00:00 in category



   Wed, 25.08.10

[New] Crazy Chickens - classic egg catcher
Crazy Chickens from Kunal Parmar is the classic egg catching game. Catch all falling eggs before they hit the ground. Touch a hen to make mickey catch egg produced by that hen.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 01:28 in category


[New] Cmd Shortcuts - interactive command launcher
Cmd Shortcuts by Anton Kindestam is a launcher program for launching commands, with the ability to open dialogs to ask for user input.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 01:25 in category



   Mon, 23.08.10

[New] Viito - sign language dictionary for N900
Viito by Aki Niemi is a free and open source sign language image dictionary application.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 18:32 in category


[New] Chess Clock for the N900
Chess Clock by Heli Hyvättinen is game clock software for chess players with N900. Software supports different time controls (time additions, delays, hour glass). Timers are adjustable, different time settings for white and black are available.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 00:28 in category



   Sun, 22.08.10

[New] VCMI - Heroes Of Might and Magic 3 rewrite
VCMI Heroes from Daniel Spies is a rewrite of the Heroes of Might and Magic 3 engine. The purpose of VCMI project is to rewrite entire HOMM 3: WoG engine from scratch, giving it new and extended possibilities. It will help to support mods and new towns already made by fans but abandoned because of game code limitations.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 02:50 in category



   Sat, 21.08.10

[New] Qthello - Reversi/Othello game for the N900
Qthello by Vadym Khokhlov is a Reversi/Othello game written in Qt for Maemo with support for Human vs. Human and Human vs. Computer modes.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 17:51 in category


[New] noiz2sa - an abstract vertical arcade shooter
noiz2sa from Jochen Becher is a classical vertical arcade shooter with an abstract theme and matching electronic music. Control your ship by moving your phone and shoot enemies by pressing your thumb on promity sensor.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 17:42 in category



   Fri, 20.08.10

[New] Rocks'N'Diamonds - Boulder Dash style game
Rocks'N'Diamonds is a port of an arcade game in the style of Boulder Dash, Sokoban, Supaplex, etc.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 23:48 in category


[New] 15shki - Fifteen game with accelerometer control
15shki is an accelerometer-based fifteen game. Instead of touching the screen or pressing any buttons just tilt the phone to slide numbered tiles.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 22:52 in category


[New] ASCII pOrtal - port of PC game Portal with text graphics
ASCII pOrtal by Daniel Nagy is a port of the popular PC game "Portal" with ASCII graphics.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 20:52 in category


[New] NiceDraw - learn to draw with your N900
NiceDraw by D. Schmicker is a simple graphic tool for those making their first steps in drawing/painting. It lets you display a picture in the background and use it as a template for your own drawing. Using a slider you can quickly change the brightness of the template to achieve good visibility of your drawing.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 19:48 in category



   Wed, 18.08.10

[New] Movie Finder - find theatres and movies, watch trailers
With Movie Finder by Ikamobile you can quickly find theatres, movies and showtime. Additionally, you can watch high-quality trailers and find cinemas near your location.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 04:24 in category


[New] NITDroid Installer - install Android on N900 the easy way
If you wanted to install Android on your Nokia N900 but manual installation was too difficult for you, now you can take advantage of Mohammad Abu-Garbeyyeh's NITDroid Installer that will do the job for you. Just make sure to have some 2 GB memory card available for the installation.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 03:56 in category


[New] Advanced Power - detailed battery life information in status area
Advanced Power from Kirill Playashkevich is supposed to show detailed battery information in the status panel, including percentage and time left when idle or active. Unfortunately, it does not seem to work on my unit (the driver won't start), but maybe that's because of the custom kernel. If it works for you, let us know!
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 01:56 in category



   Tue, 17.08.10

[Upd] Live Wallpaper 0.8 - live video and 200 animated screensavers
New version 0.8 of Vlad Vasiliev's Live Wallpaper now not only supports animated backgrounds but also live video and over 200 Xscreensaver compatible screensavers as backgrounds for your N900 desktops. And that's not all, each desktop can have a different one and of different type!
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 05:27 in category


[New] Advanced Interface Switcher - easy radio interface control
Advanced Interface Switcher by Kirill Playashkevich is a status menu plugin to control GSM, Bluetooth and WiFi (turning on and off, state informing (on, off, connected)). Kind of all-in-one radio interface controlling.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 03:27 in category


[New] Khweeteur - simple Twitter client for Maemo
Khweeteur by Benoit Hervier is a small and simple Twitter client for the N900.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 01:40 in category



   Sat, 14.08.10

[New] Lugdulo'V - bike sharing app for the N900
Lugdulo'V by Corentin Chary is a bike sharing application. It lets you find availables bikes on bike sharing systems. You can search for bikes and stations by position, name, or using a map.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 23:59 in category


[New] AppLocker - hide your installed N900 applications
With AppLocker from CepiPerez you can hide your installed Maemo applications so that their icons do not appear in the menu. Just select or deselect and app on the list to hide or unhide it.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 05:50 in category


[New] LTM - London Underground Map for the N900
LTM by Amir Bendjazia is a simple scrollable map of the London's underground system.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 04:50 in category



   Thu, 12.08.10

[New] Shake-N-Surf - use accelerometer to scroll web pages
With Shake-N-Surf by KEYnetic you can tilt your phone from side to side to scroll your web browser. Shake to reset home position and use push/pull gestures to go back and forward. At the moment it seems to be to slow for normal use but the idea is nice.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 04:06 in category


[New] VLC Remote - control VLC player on your desktop from the N900
VLC Remote by Sacha Schutz allows you to control the VLC media player on your desktop from your Nokia N900.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 01:29 in category



   Wed, 11.08.10

[New] Conference Manager - conference calls at your fingertips
Conference Manager Naresh Mehta makes dialing a conference call a single click operation. All you need to do is create your desired profiles using the easy to use GUI and add the relevant steps as required by the conference provider. You can use unlimited profiles. All the profiles are stored in an easy to use XML file which can be edited outside the environment if needed.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 23:56 in category


[New] TomAmp - simple playlist-based music player for N900
TomAmp by Tamas Marki is a simple, easy to use, playlist-based music player for Maemo 5 that can save/load playlists, play back most popular formats and also shoutcast streams. It's purpose is to be small, quick, and easy to use.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 16:59 in category


[New] Transifex-Mobile - help translate Maemo applications on your N900!
Transifex-Mobile by Lauri Vosandi is a mobile translation application linked to Transifex.net. Current version supports logging in to Transifex.net, pulling PO-files, editing them and pushing them back to server. Using this tool you can help translate existing Maemo applications to your own language right on your N900. It's fast and easy!
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 13:00 in category


[New] WoLAN - Wake On LAN for the N900
WoLAN by Michael Nolf sends magic packet to an IP/MAC address to wake up a system. The target system must support wake on LAN.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 11:32 in category



   Tue, 10.08.10

[New] Presence VNC - touchscreen friendly VNC client
Presence VNC from Christian Pulvermacher is a touchscreen friendly VNC client for Maemo featuring touchpad-like mouse input, draggable viewport, fit-to-screen mode, configurable zoom buttons, and portrait mode support.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 16:03 in category



   Mon, 09.08.10

[New] Liquid - accelerometer controlled graphic editor
Liquid is a funny graphic editor, in which control of brush is implemented by accelerometer or touchscreen. It offers basic drawing tools (brush, eraser, color tool) and some additional ones like ice - local blur effect. Switching beetween accelerometer/touchscreen mode is implemented by shaking device on Z axis, also you can clear a screen by shaking on X axis and implement full screen blur by shaking on Y axis.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 16:22 in category



   Sun, 08.08.10

[New] FileBox - advanced file manager for the N900
CepiPerez, known from great ports of classic games, this time has created an advanced file manager for Maemo called FileBox. It looks similarily to the built-in one but provides a range of useful functions including full file system navigation, root access, showing hidden files and folders, advanced clipboard, bookmarks, sorting, multiselection, and more.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 23:37 in category


[New] Currency Exchange Widget for the N900
Currency Exchange Widget by Marcin Sliwa displays current exchange rate of the selected currency right on your desktop.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 22:37 in category



   Fri, 06.08.10

Sygic Mobile Maps 10 now available
Sygic has released an upgrade of their Mobile Maps to version 10. The update has just been released to the Ovi Store and will be available for free to all users of version 9 once the Ovi Store approves it. The N900 will also automatically notify you about the availability of the update.

Version 10 provides the following improvements:

* Updated look and feel
* Online sharing of speed traps or road incident locations also if maps are stored on the device
* Also Real-time traffic information (within few weeks)
* Navigation to addresses stored in phone's Contacts
* Scrolling through menus, lists and map zooming supports touchscreen gestures so that no buttons are needed when using Mobile Maps
* Recent state or country is stored automatically. Just tap Back button on the keyboard to display the list of all available countries.
* Updated, more detailed maps.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 17:38 in category



   Thu, 05.08.10

First release of MeeGo for IVI now available
The first release of MeeGo for IVI (In-Vehicle Infotainment) has just been made available. The release includes a sample IVI Home Screen and taskbar, using the included Qt framework, and designed with Automotive Center Console HMI requirements in mind. It also incorporates some automotive specific middleware components and a few sample applications, including sample navigation program (Navit) and a sample dialer application (BT-HFP Dialer) which uses Bluetooth and a paired phone.

The MeeGo IVI Day 1 User Experience includes:

* Kernel version 2.6.33
* Home screen and taskbar for launching and managing applications
* Sample navigation (Navit)
* Sample Bluetooth-enabled dialer application (BT-HFP Dialer)
* UI for managing network connections
* Fennec Browser is MeeGo's Qt based web browser for IVI
* Packages from open source automotive projects are included for audio management, resource management, persistent storage management, CE device management, and system health management.

More: MeeGo IVI 1.0 Announcement, screenshots of MeeGo for IVI on our forum (you must be logged in to see them).
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 14:32 in category


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