Hildon Foundation Board nominations
Randall Arnold has put forth his candidancy for the upcoming Hildon Foundation Board election. Randall is a 3-term past council member with a long history of community involvement. Part of Randall's announcment stated: I've been very concerned with the negative tone I see permeating our community Randall joins Tim Samoff as the candidates who have declared so far.
New version of open source flasher (0xFFFF) for Maemo devices released
Editor: Ryan Abel
The Open Free Fiasco Firmware Flasher (0xFFFF) has long been the only open source alternative to Nokia's own FIASCO flasher. Last week Pali Rohár announced a new release: Now after 4 years new version 0.5 of Open Free Fiasco Firmware Flasher 0xFFFF was released. It is only bug fix release which fixing generating and unpacking Fiasco images used on Nokia N900. Pali is rewriting the next version for better FIASCO image handling and additional protocol support (eMMC, cold flashing). The current release is available from his website, and the source is on git.