Jeremiah Foster running for Maemo Community Council
Although the nomination period has yet to officially start, Jeremiah Foster has jumped the gun and announced that he will be running for the Maemo Community Council in the upcoming election.
I would serve on the council as someone who would;
Ensure that open source Maemo software gets into Debian; Enable the integration of Maemo developers into the Debian project; Develop and extend the DEX process to Maemo; Help the community take advantage of the Debian infrastructure in a way that provides them the greatest independence and freedom
Scrobbler for Maemo; on N900, N9 and N950
Felipe Contreras has updated his Scrobbler app (for last.fm and libre.fm) to work with Fremantle: But now I also managed to port this to Harmattan, and it works perfectly on my Nokia N9. Interestingly enough, the new UI has a “favorite” feature directly integrated, it took me some time, as it’s not publicly documented, but I finally managed to hook into it, so everything works seamlessly Fremantle users can grab the update from Extras.
Sandora falling sand game for Harmattan, available from COBS
Sandora, a falling particle physics playground for OpenPandora, has been ported to Harmattan. The game offers a physics sandbox with a variety of particle types which can be added by touching the touchscreen, the new particles will then be subject to gravity. The development release is available from the packager's COBS repository.
Atomics for Harmattan
"dimitar" has released a simple atomic simulation application for Harmattan. The app is still in the early stages, and Dimitar has plans to add control configuration and features - such as different atom types and properties which would allow crystals to form: No controls or configurations yet but they may come in future. Only the accelerometer is used for now.
CuteTunes - MP3Tunes streaming music client for harmattan
MeeGo.com user "reffy" announces an MP3Tunes client for Harmattan (MP3Tunes is an online music storage solution that offers streaming of the user's collection). This is a client for the service. The user is given 2GB of free storage (you can request for a free 10GB upgrade.) to which they can upload music and videos. Premium options are also available. I haven't tested videos. The announcement was well received by the CEO of MP3Tunes who took time to comment in the forum.
A Quest Too Far for N950 Harmattan (Rogue-like game)
MeeGo.com user "aaporantalainen" has writen a Rogue-like game called "A Quest to Far" for the N950 using SDL. Geoffry acknowledges that SDL is overkill for a game like this, but for testing SDL in Harmattan the more applications the better.