KDE 3 on “The Social Network” movie

Well.. I admit that I felt a little proud after seeing the good old KDE3 on the trailer of the upcoming “The Social Network“. For those who didn’t see it, here it is: This is a KDE desktop with: the Keramic widget and window decoration style (so it’s at least a KDE 3.1, released on […]

Delicious Transblurency [1]

The ‘focus‘ word has many meanings, ranging from the optical concept of ‘good convergence of light rays generated by an object’ to the cognitive process of directing the attention to a particular target while ignoring other targets. Now the interesting part: this concept can be used in computers too, especially in user interfaces, to direct […]

Grab one, it’s free!

As promised, here is a list of some KDE ideas that the people left in my previous post, along as mine. They’re available for free, so feel free to pick one and make it yours As a side note, I’m making a KDE Prediction for 2010: KDM will receive lots of love! You can see that […]

Gift a cool idea!

You often think “this KDE idea of mine would kick ass” but then you don’t have time to implement it and finally you forget about it? Welcome to the club! Collecting Ideas I want to blog about some cool things to do for the KDE project on week-1 2010. I’ve got just a couple of […]

QML to KDM! Presto!!

I’m really surprised you’re still reading, since the title really explains it all.. but for you, my beloved reader, I’ll spend some words more. The KDE login Manager The login manager is the “insert password” dialog that gets in the way when you want to use your computer. Of course you may not be the […]

I’m going Multi-Touch

This is one of the hottest topics of the moment: Multi-Touch (see the trends here). Every review of the just released Qt 4.6 mentions the Touch-and-Gestures framework and KDE is getting ready to use the technology — still it doesn’t work on X11 (yet). MultiTouch can be Fun ! I couldn’t resist, so for 99€ (120$) I […]

AddiQted to 4.6

note for planetkde readers: check the original article to see the video! I confess, I’m addiQted. You obviously think it’s normal (you’re not reading this blog by accident, aren’t you?) but it wasn’t always like this: I’ve liked some previous versions, but the upcoming Qt 4.6 really rocks! The Fotowall case As I shown previosly, […]

Cuteness 4.6

Seven days after the release of the Tech Preview 1, we released the latest stable Windows build of Fotowall [1] that was based on Qt 4.6. Somebody could argue that this is a bit imprudent. We did that because the benefits of the 4.6 release are worth the risk of the move! Indirect Benefits, or […]

Hello planet KDE

Hello everyone, my blog has just been aggregated into planet KDE. For those who don’t know me, I’m a long time KDE user (since 2.2), I worked on several KDE projects like okular, kdm, amarok, konqueror, as well as releasing other software like Fotowall and other stuff on various repositories. This planet is the collector […]