Updated versions of Panucci, Raemote and headphoned
thp has released updates to several of his applications, Panuccia, Raemote and headphoned. Now that a preview of the PR1.2 SDK has been released, it's time to push the latest updates into the current Extras repository, so users that won't be upgrading to 1.2 as soon as it's out will get recent packages until they decide to upgrade to the new release. The list of changes includes several minor fixes and improvements. The updates are currently available in Extras-testing (standard warnings and disclaimers apply). Testers are welcome.
SquareIt: FourSquare application under development
SquareIt is a new FourSquare application under development from new site, maemo-addons.com (run by riussi. FourSquare is a social networking, location-based game and service which is increasing in popularity. SquareIt is Maemo 5-application for the popular Foursquare-service.Application is currently in alpha-stage and under heavy development. Beta-release will be some time in April 2010. This is the second FourSquare application for Maemo, after BarrioSquare.
Premium themes and theme packaging service
andrewfblack, a current Maemo Community Council candidate, has announced that he will start charging for some of his future themes; as well as providing a service for other theme makers. Andrew says that with people starting to charge for Maemo software and theme I find it hard to just give away all my work. Its kind of funny I have had several site in the last few years and not once received one donation for any of my work. It seems people don't like to donate, if something is free then they don't want to pay for it. If a theme or program cost then they don't mind paying for it. So in the next few weeks I will release my first Closed Source theme. The theme is likely to be sold directly from his website, with payment via PayPal; rather than the Ovi Store.
Toggle sending of caller ID on outbound calls with desktop widget
The prolific qwerty12 has released a small desktop widget which allows the toggling of the various "caller ID" options. It was, he says, designed to help you avoid the slow-to-load Phone control panel applet. The widget is in Extras-devel, but because of the auto-builder changes will only be installable on devices running PR1.2.
JoliStopwatch and JoliTimer - XUL-based applications