Jolla countdown 2 !

The announcement of the Jolla phone is very close now, as we only have to wait 7 days. Like for Slush, I built a countdown for that event. This time, I decided to do a small redisign, and tried to make the application funnier. Of cause, the countdown is still here, displaying milliseconds when maximized, … Continue reading

I like Sailfish but … 2nd episode, the WP syndrom

Sailfish is far away from Windows Phone in term of overall design. Being buttonless and caring a lot about launched applications, Sailfish can be seen as way more efficient and effective. But while I studied the OS in details, thanks to the numerous videos, and hands-on demos I have seen, I found that actually, Sailfish … Continue reading

I like Silica, but …

Today, Jolla released their SDK, showing to the world their hard work on making an interesting, pretty and smart UI. To help developers building their applications, they also created a set of graphical components, that can / should be used in 3rd party applications. This set of components is called Silica. Silica is really gorgeous, … Continue reading

The road to MWC

Hello everybody, As you know I’m going to the MWC ! This will be a very good opportunity to populate my blog again, since it was inactive for quite a long time. I will probably try to grab some news from Jolla, but will also try to cover the latest enhancements in all mobile OS. … Continue reading

2013, an interesting year for the mobile industry

So, today, Ubuntu revealed their mobile OS, something based on Android, but providing a full GNU Linux stack, that raises the number of competitors to the duopoly Android-iOS to … 7. In the announcement order Samsung Tizen Gram OpenWebOS Firefox Mobile Microsoft Windows Phone 8 RIM Blackberry 10 Jolla Sailfish Canonical Ubuntu for mobile Surprising … Continue reading

[Dev] Having fun with an Iconia tab

I got an Iconia tab as a sort of Christmas present, and I’m very excited about it because it is my first tablet. Having a tablet now bridges some gaps in form-factors in my device collection, and I can study more user-cases with it. This article, or maybe series of articles, will describe some hacking … Continue reading

Some Quick UX suggestions for Jolla 3

Here are really quick suggestions for Jolla, some small additions that, thanks to their overpowered SDK, might take less than 10 minutes to implement, but are still widely asked. Fast dial Sometimes, when you received a text message, and read it in the messages application, hub or whatever, you might want to call the person … Continue reading