RAVENS is the result of my internship at Orange. The challenge this project is solving is updating the firmware of extremely small devices in a secure, resilient and efficient manner.
The project is open source, available on GitHub at https://github.com/Orange-OpenSource/RAVENS. We’re open to suggestions, and pull requests! 😀... ➦
TL;DR: Code is available on Github
Flamingo is a XMPP client released in 2012 which differentiate itself with a high quality design. Considering the competition consisted almost solely of Adium, a barely maintained, very old (probably the early OS X days) project based on libpurple. From a user experience perspective, Flamingo was light years ahead, but two problems prevented a migration to be a no brainer.... ➦
The subway is a strange place: very common in most of the large cities, faster and more reliable than busses, but yet, by its very nature, a challenge to use by navigation apps. By being underground most of the time, there is no GPS or WiFi signal, and LTE/3G is sporadic at best (beside a couple of cities, but far from the standard) and 2G signal would massively increase the battery strain. Moreover, I’m unsure the reception would be good enough to perform a localization precise enough. The builtin location service is thus out of question.... ➦
I used to be a proud user of Firefox but updates after updates, the slowness finally kicked me out of its userbase After that, I started to look for something else. And there is only one big opponent to Firefox: Chrome… But well, there is an issue.
I’m not a big fan of Google.... ➦