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   Sat, 30.01.10

[New] NavIt - navigation with routing
NavIt is a car navigation system with routing engine. Its modular design is capable of using vector maps of various formats for routing and rendering of the displayed map. It's even possible to use multiple maps at a time. The routing engine not only calculates an optimal route to your destination, but also generates directions and even speaks to you using speech dispatcher.

OpenStreetMap maps can be converted to NavIt format using maptool.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 23:00 in category

[Upd] Firefox 1.0.0 Final now available
Only two days after launching the RC3 version, Mozilla has just released the final 1.0 version of Firefox Mobile for the N900. If you have the Mozilla repository configured, you'll be informed about the update with the usual notification. Otherwise, go to on your N900 to download it. After you download and install this release, open the Add-ons page and search for "YouTube Enabler" extension, which enables Flash video support on YouTube.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 15:23 in category

   Fri, 29.01.10

[New] FullRecall helps you memorize things
FullRecall by David Calinski is an advanced flashcard-like software. It can help you memorize the knowledge for lifelong periods with the minimum time investment. Underlying artificial neural network gradually grasps your forgetting curve to schedule optimal days for the reviews, i.e. days when you will be close to forgetting an information.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 23:14 in category

[New] Freecell4Maemo
Freecell4Maemo is an implementation of the classic Freecell card game for the Maemo platform.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 22:58 in category

[New] Extended Call Log for the N900
Extended Call Log from Thom Troy lets you view the complete and detailed calling history of your device.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 22:38 in category

[New] Call-Locker - automatically locks the screen on incoming calls
Call-Locker from Matan Ziv-Av is a small hack that automatically locks the screen when it gets unlocked by an incoming voice call.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 22:13 in category

[New] BeRoXM - module player for Maemo
BeRoXM Player by Benjamin Rosseaux is a small freeware MOD/WOW/XM player letting you play all those Amiga modules on your N900.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 18:01 in category

[New] Orrery - planetarium in your pocket
Orrery from Ken Young displays the night (and day) sky on the Nokia N900. It shows constellations and other astronomical information including moon phase calendars, sunrise and sunset times, meteor showers dates, planet compass, solar system planet positions, etc.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 17:16 in category

[New] Stellarium - planetarium for your N900
Stellarium is a free, open source planetarium. It shows a realistic sky in 3D, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope. Just set your coordinates and go...
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 17:01 in category

[Upd] FM Player updated to automatically scan for stations
FM Radio Player has been updated to automatically scan for radio stations by pressing the Next and Previous buttons.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 16:05 in category

[New] Minicom - Telix clone
Minicom is a clone of the MS-DOS "Telix" communication program. It emulates ANSI and VT102 terminals, has a dialing directory and auto zmodem download.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 00:00 in category

   Thu, 28.01.10

[Upd] Firefox RC3 released
Mozilla has released Firefox for Maemo Release Candidate 3. This release fixes several usability bugs that were found, as well as addresses a number of performance issues. To improve page load times and responsiveness, a number of preferences and algorithms has been improved, resulting in faster zooming and panning.

Plugin support has been disabled for this release because the Adobe Flash plugin used on many sites was degrading the performance of the browser. If you wish to enable experimental plugin support, you can do it manually via about:config. Mozilla is working on an add-on that will allow the user to have control of which sites to enable plugins for.

Firefox can be downloaded from here.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 16:05 in category

   Wed, 27.01.10

[New] AppDownloader - Extras download client
AppDownloader by Daniel Wilms is a download client for Extras applications in the repository aimed to ease the discovery and installation of applications.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 17:43 in category

   Tue, 26.01.10

[New] Action Manager Daemon
Action Manager Daemon by Joost Kop runs in the background and lets the user select an action to a system trigger. For instance, a trigger like the headphone plugin/pullout or battery fully charged can be assigned to an action like MediaPlayer pause/play, selecting a system profile, etc.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 17:16 in category

   Sun, 24.01.10

[New] bti - command line based micro-blogging tool
bti from Bruno Gomes is a command line based micro-blogging tool supporting twitter,, etc. It provides an easy way to send tweet messages directly from the command line or a script and see timelines, replies to messages, etc.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 18:01 in category

   Fri, 22.01.10

New Salling Media Sync is N900 compatible
Salling Software updated its application for syncing media from iTunes and compatible photo applications to mobile devices. The new version is compatible with Adobe Photoshop Elements 8 (Windows version only) and some of the hottest new phones, including the Nokia N900.

Once the phone is connected to a USB port, the users simply select the playlists, podcasts and photo albums they want on the device. Salling Media Sync not only uploads the music tracks and podcast episodes, but also replicates each actual playlist on the device and—on devices that support it—transfers play count metadata for each item to the device, reinforcing the sense of having a piece of iTunes in your pocket.

Salling Media Sync 1.1.5 is available now through Salling Software's web site at no cost for basic use. At a price of $22/€15 per user license, the application intelligently updates your phone, resulting in faster syncs. Windows and Mac licenses are sold separately, and the bundle can be bought at a 25% discount.

Salling Media Sync for Windows is compatible with Windows XP SP2 (with Windows Media Player 11) or better, iTunes 7.6.x - 9.0.2 (for music and podcasts), and Adobe Photoshop Album SE 3.2 or Adobe Photoshop Elements 6.x - 8.x (for photos). Salling Media Sync for Mac is compatible with Mac OS X 10.4.11 or better, iTunes 7.6.x - 9.0.2 (for music and podcasts), and iPhoto '08 - '09 or Aperture 2.x (for photos).

Please see for details.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 15:43 in category

Nokia PUSH N900 MOD in the USA - Call for entries
Nokia invites US tweekers and modders to submit their ideas for morphing the Nokia N900 into something entirely new. Whether it's turning the Nokia N900 into a TV remote control or the brain of a fully functioning robot, the only limit is the contestants' imagination.

The top three ideas will be chosen from the ideas submitted by a panel of judges, after which the finalist teams will be provided with a Nokia N900 and some support to actually build their mod. In March, Nokia will bring a representative (and guest) from each of the three PUSH N900 MOD IN THE USA finalists to CTIA in Las Vegas, where each representative will have the chance to demonstrate their creativity for final judging and the chance to win cash prizes ranging from USD 3,000 to USD 10,000.

A global PUSH N900 competition held in October 2009 drew hundreds of entries and resulted in the construction of five widely varying mods, including a skateboard that tracks your tricks and lets you compete against friends with their own Nokia N900s, an N900-equipped kite that lets you control the camera from the ground, a spray can that brings light graffiti to the N900, a Nokia N900-outfitted belt that vibrates to navigate you in the right direction, and a Nokia N900 with arms that will draw what you photograph on an Etch-a-Sketch.

For more information or to submit an entry for the PUSH N900 MOD IN THE USA challenge, please visit
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 15:39 in category

   Thu, 21.01.10

[New] Shutter - simple IR control widget
Shutter by Tom Waelti is an "IR button" home screen widget to issue an IR (infrared) command. It comes preconfigured for Nikon D70 (and compatible) dSLR remote shutter control.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 04:49 in category

[New] Sleeper - automatically stop the music when you fall asleep
Sleeper from Tom Waelti is a simple "Sleep" widget to automatically stop the music player after 15 or 30 minutes. Good for falling asleep while listening to music on the N900.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 04:30 in category

[New] Speedy - measure your N900's internet connection speed
Speedy by Arjan Scherpenisse is a little program that measures your internet download speed.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 04:24 in category

[New] Subtitles support for N900 Media Player
Subtitle Support by Roman Moravcik adds subtitle support to the Media Player. Subtitle font and encoding can be changed via "Settings: Subtitles" control panel applet.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 04:16 in category

It's (still) raining countdown timers
Timers of various kinds are probably the most popular Maemo applications. Three more have just appeared in Extras-Devel: Tickstill, TimerJinni and TimeOut.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 04:06 in category

[New] The Mana World - MMORPG
The Mana World (TMW) is a serious effort to create an innovative free and open source MMORPG. TMW uses 2D graphics and aims to create a large and diverse interactive world. The project includes the development of both a client and a server, as well as the development of an online world.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 03:22 in category

[New] Tor Status Area Applet
Tor is a network of virtual tunnels that allows people and groups to improve their privacy and security on the Internet. Tor Status Area Applet lets you configure the current proxy settings to route traffic through the Tor network.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 03:08 in category

[New] Travelapp - London Tube status
Travelapp is a simple application to display transport status, a map and routing between stations for the London Tube.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 02:57 in category

   Wed, 20.01.10

[New] MMagnetic - Maemo GUI for Magnetic Scrolls games
Luca Donaggio has released MMagnetic, a Maemo GUI for Magnetic, an interpreter for Magnetic Scrolls adventure games.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 23:49 in category

[New] Simple Note Widget - simple notes on your home screen
Simple Note Widget by Jan Bergmann is a desktop widget for taking short notes visible directly on the home screen.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 18:30 in category

[New] Ask-Ziggy - search for news, weather, translations and more
Ask-Ziggy by Martin Borho performs simple searches against several web APIs, including Ask Yahoo and Google, for news websites, weather or translations.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 05:01 in category

   Tue, 19.01.10

[New] Recaller - record phone conversations directly from your N900 desktop
Recaller by Tom Waelti is a dektop widget that makes it possible to record phone conversations with just one tap. It works in both the loudspeaker and earpiece mode and can also be used as a normal voice recorder. Recordings are stored in AAC, 1 MB/min.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 18:39 in category

[New] Map Buddy - OpenStreetMap map viewer for N900
Map Buddy from Pierre-Luc Beaudoin is a lightweight OpenStreetMap based map viewer application to find your position and way and search for local businesses.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 17:16 in category

[New] Evince - Postcript / PDF document viewer
Faheem Pervez has just uploaded to Extras-Devel a port of Evince, a PS / EPS / PDF document viewer. When supported by the document, it also allows searching for text, copying text to the clipboard, hypertext navigation, and table-of-contents bookmarks.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 17:02 in category

[New] FreOffice - KOffice based document viewer for Maemo
FreOffice is an Office file viewer based on KOffice. This version supports text files, spreadsheets and presentations in OpenDocument format (ODF) and Microsoft Office formats. The viewer requires the latest update (PR1.1) to the N900 firmware. With the viewer, you can open multiple files at once, open office documents from your e-mail, search in office files and copy and paste from your documents. You can also run presentations.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 16:32 in category

[New] Battery - another battery level dektop widget
Battery by Tuomas Siipola is another (nice looking) desktop widget providing percentage view of the remaining battery level.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 15:42 in category

[New] 4x4 Inclinometer for your offroad
4x4 Inclinometer is an inclinometer for use in your offroad, with two independent meters showing both pitch and roll respectively.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 15:32 in category

[New] Simon Tatham's Puzzle Collection for the N900
Simon Tatham's Portable Puzzle Collection contains a large number of popular puzzle games for one player.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 12:41 in category

[New] MyMenu - category folder structure for the Applications menu
With MyMenu from Manfred Weisz you can change the structure of the Maemo 5 "Applications" menu and enhance it with category folders. Includes an "Update" function to show new applications.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 12:29 in category

[New] mNotes - Notes with web sync
mNotes by Khertan is a small note taking application for Maemo with synchronisation with a web service.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 11:29 in category

[New] PySafe for Maemo
PySafe by Jorge Aguilar is a small Python program to keep your passwords and personal/confidential information safe and password protected.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 09:53 in category

   Sun, 17.01.10

[New] Headphone daemon - automatically pauses playback when headphones are unplugged
Headphone daemon by Thomas Perl silently sits in the background and monitors the connection state of headphones. Whenever the headphones are unplugged, it automatically pauses the built-in Media Player, Panucci or MPlayer.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 15:42 in category

All repositories down, but a mirror is available
Due to a problem with the server that hosts repositories, all repos are down and aren't expected to be available before Monday. If you can't wait and you need to access some applications contained in those repositories now, there is a mirror through which all the repos can be reached. Detailed instructions and configuration details can be found here.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 14:55 in category

[New] Gnuplot - 2D/3D graph drawing
Gnuplot is a graph drawing software for making 2D and 3D graphs from data and functions. Supports lots of output formats, including drivers for many printers, (La)TeX, (x)fig, Postscript, and so on.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 09:55 in category

   Sat, 16.01.10

[New] glogarchive - SMS/IM and call log archiver for the N900
With glogarchive by Kurt Fleisch you can archive SMS/IM messages and call log and store it in a separate database. The archive can be grouped by phone numbers or by event types (call in/out, SMS message in/out, IM message in/out, etc). There is also a counter for each event type.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 15:18 in category

[New] Currency Converter for the N900
Sascha Makela has released a simple Currency Converter with tax and tip buttons and exchange rates automatically obtained from the Internet.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 12:18 in category

   Fri, 15.01.10

[New] AbiWord - fully functional word processing software for the N900
One of the most important features missing so far on the N900 has been ability to edit and save Word documents. Not anymore. AbiWord has just been ported to Maemo 5 and it brings a wide variety of word processing taks, ability to read and write all industry standard document types, such as documents, Microsoft Word documents, WordPerfect documents, Rich Text Format documents, HTML web pages and many more, support for tables, bullets, lists, images, footnotes, endnotes and styles to enhance the way your document looks, as well as extensible plugin support and dictionaries for over 30 languages.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 13:52 in category

[New] mfeFolders - select which MfE folders to synchronize
mfeFolders lets you select which Mail for Exchange folders to synchronize and rename locally synched folders.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 09:52 in category

   Thu, 14.01.10

PR1.1 web browser DOES support portrait mode!
When writing about no new functionality brought by the PR1.1 update I was wrong and... I am happy about that! It turns out that the built-in web browser now finally DOES support portait mode with auto-rotation. To enable this feature just press the following keyboard shortcut: Ctrl-Shift-O and... rotate your device to see the effects :-)
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 10:03 in category

Firmware update 2.2009.51-1 (PR1.1) for the N900 now available
Major firmware update, 2.2009.51-1, has just been made available and you should now see the update notification on your device (if you don't, launch the App Manager and refresh it). The update download is 89.5 MB and it temporarily requires 45 MB free space in rootfs - if you don't have that much you'll need to check which installed packages are not optified and occupy rootfs and unistall them. You can also free some additional space for the update by temporarily removing some configured repositories in the App Manager, especially Extras-Devel which usually contains the most packages and therefore has the largest local cache/database file. Even though the N900 supports User Data Preservation (which means that OTA firmware updates do not wipe user data) you are advised to make a backup prior to launching the update, just in case.

Please check this thread on our forums for more information and first impressions, and post yours after you update your device.

The update brings numerous performance and stability improvements (the device feels noticeably faster) as well as a series of fixes of reported bugs and issues. Sadly, besides support for MS Exchange 2003 and some tweaks and improvements to various system functions (e.g. quick dial from a desktop shortcut) and applications (e.g. improved layout of Maps), it does NOT bring any new functionality. Read: still no MMS, no portrait mode for the web browser, no voice dialing, no voice guided GPS navigation, and so on. Well, maybe the next time....

Detailed changelog is available here.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 07:55 in category

   Wed, 13.01.10

[New] System Event Scheduler - change profiles or online status automatically
System Event Scheduler by Andrew-Stanley Jones is a simple application to schedule when the phone will automatically change profiles, online status, etc.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 06:42 in category

[New] Tweakr: tweak Power button functionality, create new profiles and more
Tweakr by Salvatore Iovene is a Control panel applet for tweaking various settings otherwise hardly accessible. These include editing desktop bookmarks, functions assigned to long press / short press / double press of the Power button, unlocking (or not) the device when opening the camera lens cover, creating new profiles.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 06:28 in category

[New] Catorise - categories/folders for the Applications menu!
Catorise by Andrew Flegg (with whom I've had a really interesting discussion last evening about what he thinks about this website) divides the Applications menu into folders matching the categories known from the Application Manager. With the number of applications available for Maemo growing so quickly it's really great to finally have some solution to somehow organize that long list of unordered icons! And no, Andrew, my gladness isn't "disingenuous"...
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 05:35 in category

   Tue, 12.01.10

[New] London Tube Status App for the N900
London Tube Status App is a simple QT-based application for the N900 to display the status and any special messages related to the London tubes.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 13:23 in category

   Mon, 11.01.10

Red Pill Mode gone - whose crazy idea was it?
Today's firmware update removes the Red Pill Mode support from N900's Application Manager. And I am asking: whose crazy idea was it? And what was the purpose of removing it?

Was it for security reasons? Unlikely. Those who were using the Red Pill mode will certainly also be brave enough to use dpkg in the X Terminal (which - thanks God - still works). But to do it, they will have to enable root access and key in command line arguments, both actually MUCH LESS SECURE and subject to making MORE MISTAKES than using the quite elegant and safe GUI-based (R.I.P) Red Pill Mode.

If not for security, then what for? To make it more difficult to have alternate software distribution/sales channels competing with the just launched Ovi store? Correct me if I am wrong, but that's the only valid reason that comes to my mind, and I don't like such a purpose at all. It's like making one step towards the iPhone, but towards its RESTRICTIONS and not its advantages.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 23:56 in category

Ovi store now open for the N900
A beta version of Nokia's OVI store for the N900 is now open. While the "Ovi Store" icon in the menu still only shows a "Coming soon" page, you can now type in N900's built-in web browser to access the beta (but fully functional) version of the store. At the moment it contains about 40 free apps and games, as well as some videos, ringtones and themes.

 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 23:05 in category

N900 firmware update 1.2009.44.1 now available
Nokia has just released its first firmware update for the N900. It is available Over The Air through the Application Manager and should be reported to you automatically. If the notification (orange exclamation mark in the status area) hasn't shown yet on your device, connect to the Internet, launch the App Manager and select the "Refresh" option from its menu.

Version 1.2009.44.1 seems to be a minor update of some components of the core OS so don't expect any groundshaking changes, with the most apparent one being improved GUI of the Application Manager itself. However, our users started reporting a number of small bugfixes and performance improvements (see here and here) so it is highly advisable to upgrade your device. The N900 and OTA firmware upgrades support User Data Preservation but you should make a full backup of all your data before starting the update, just to be on the safe side...
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 16:14 in category

[New] fAPN - GUI for adding new GPRS APNs
fAPN by Frals is a GUI making it possible to add a new GPRS (cellular packet data) access point (APN), which is a function currently missing from Maemo 5. After you create the new APN using fAPN, all its detailed settings can be edited using the standard Control Panel applet.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 15:27 in category

[New] Evil Plumber - Pipes clone for the N900
Evil Plumber is a small puzzle game where the objective is to build a long and complicated pipe connecting a source to the sink.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 15:17 in category

[New] fMMS - send and receive MMS on the N900
fMMS by Frals is the first application to send and receive MMS messages on the N900. Its basic Python GUI lets you enter the recipient's phone number, message text and select the image to be sent.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 15:01 in category

[New] 3G/2G Mode Selection Applet
3G/2G Mode Selection Applet from Faheem Pervez allows quickly switching between two network modes (3G and 2G) from the status menu.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 13:48 in category

   Sun, 10.01.10

[New] FMTX Faker - enables FM Transmitter on devices that have it disabled
FMTX Faker by Faheem Pervez is a daemon allowing the FM Transmitter to be enabled on devices that have it disabled, by faking the state sent to fmtxd.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 16:14 in category

[New] FM-Boost - script to increase FM Transmitter signal strength
FM-Boost by Alan Bruce is a script increasing the signal strength of N900's FM Transmitter to 118.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 15:27 in category

[New] Countdown Timer for the N900
Stopwatches and timers seem to be the most popular N900 applications and here comes another one, Countdown Timer by Sascha Makela. It provides one second precision and customizable buttons and alert sound.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 14:40 in category

   Sat, 09.01.10

[New] Qt Badge - record and track your work hours
Qt Badge is a software to record the times of exit, entry and rests on the working day. Based on the data entered, you can use the Search function from menu to calculate total hours spent at work in the period of your interest.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 13:48 in category

   Fri, 08.01.10

[New] FreeMap-IL - GPS navigation system for Israel
FreeMap-IL is a GPS-based car navigation system for Israel integrated with
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 16:24 in category

   Thu, 07.01.10

[New] MGutenberg - e-book reader and organizer for the N900
MGutenberg by Pauli Virtanen is an e-book organizer and reader that can search and download books directly from Project Gutenberg. Supported e-book formats include TXT, Plucker, FB2 and HTML (all plain text only).
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 15:13 in category

[New] Storage Usage - detailed graphical info about disk space usage
Storage Usage shows storage memory usage as a graphical tree map. It can also show disk usage for each individual installed package.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 14:50 in category

[New] Powatool - tweak N900's status bar and disable Nokia hands
Powatool from Jakub Pavelek allows tweaking the status area of the N900 and turning on or off the Nokia hands boot animation.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 14:34 in category

   Wed, 06.01.10

[New] FeedingIt - simple RSS viewer
FeedingIt from Yves is a small and simple RSS viewer for Maemo 5 based on
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 15:13 in category

   Mon, 04.01.10

It started raining (attempts of) MMS solutions for the N900
While MMS is probably the LEAST important thing I expect to see in upcoming firmware updates for the N900 (I'd easily exchange it - with extra charge! - for e.g. voice dialing), it's apparently much more important for other people. Some initial (and successful) attempts to make it possible to send and receive MMS on the N900 have been made by at least two developers - see here and here.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 13:15 in category

[New] Jamaendo music player for the N900
Jamaendo by Kristoffer Grönlund is a media player for the Nokia N900 / Maemo 5 that plays music from the music catalog of Jamendo. Jamendo is an online platform that distributes musical works under Creative Commons licenses.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 12:24 in category

[New] Gweled - another Bejeweled clone
Gweled from Flandry is basically the same game as Battle Gweled, i.e. a Bejeweled clone. This version, however, is much more enjoyable than Battle Gweled thanks to background music, special effects, and somehow better timing.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 12:03 in category

[New] Unzip add-on for the File Manager
Daniel Martín Yerga has released Unzip add-on for the File Manager which makes it possible to unzip files by clicking on them. Creates a directory based on archive name and unpacks the contents of the archive into that directory.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 11:46 in category

[New] Tower Toppler - Nebulous clone for the N900
Tower Toppler from Janne Mäkinen is an almost complete reimplementation of the old game from 8-bit computers known as Nebulus.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 11:37 in category

[New] Shortcutd: use Camera button and Proximity sensor as shortcuts
Shortcutd by Heikki Holstila is an enhanced version of Camkeyd. It lets you use the Camera button (half-pressed) and Proximity sensor (short and long touch) to quickly access the task manager and Phone application.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 10:42 in category

[New] ImPuzzle - simple image puzzle game
ImPuzzle from Timo Harkonen is a simple image puzzle game. It comes with two difficulty levels, a set of default pictures and possibility to use your own images.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 10:04 in category

[New] Evopedia - offline Wikipedia reader for the N900
Evopedia by Christian Reitwiessner is an offline Wikipedia reader working with any web browser. The downloadable package contains the main software. Recent Wikipedia dumps (compressed images for offline use) in various languages can be downloaded from the Evopedia home site.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 09:44 in category

[Upd] Nintendo emulators have found a new home ;-)
Are you still looking for a place to download Nintendo emulators removed from Maemo repositories? It seems that they've found a new home. On this list of N900 repositories you can find a repository called "Maemo Nintendo Emulators" - just add it to your App Manager and have fun!
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 09:18 in category

[Upd] 'Packages Support' update adds RealMedia, OGG Vorbis and FLAC
An update of the Decoders Support package has been released bringing support for the following additional file formats:

* RealMedia
* Vorbis OGG

The package now also registers corresponding MIME types so that files can be played back from File Manager.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 09:07 in category

[New] Desktop Command Execution Widget
Desktop Command Execution Widget by Clovis Peruchi Scotti shows results of a custom shell command on your Desktop. Very useful if you use commands like awk or wget and want to see their current status right from the desktop, without switching to the Terminal back and forth...
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 08:45 in category

[New] CorsixTH - Theme Hospital clone for the N900
CorsixTH is an open source clone of Theme Hospital. Theme Hospital is a simulation computer game developed by Bullfrog Productions and published by Electronic Arts in 1997, in which the player designs and operates a hospital.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 07:22 in category

   Sun, 03.01.10

Firefox RC 1.0 available but not impressing
Yes, others already announced it earlier. I was slow with this news because there actually isn't much to announce. Firefox / Fennec has indeed reached 1.0 Release Candidate version but... remained slow as hell. It does work properly but its slowness actually disqualifies it for serious use. The only noticeable advantage at this stage is that it is now properly optified, so if you want to give it a test at least it won't eat precious rootfs space... To get it, add Mozilla repository to your App Manager.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 12:24 in category

   Sat, 02.01.10

[New] Fahrplan - German railways schedule
Fahrplan is an interactive schedule and journey planner for German railways.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 09:44 in category

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