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Video: Sailfish Watch Demo on LG Watch Urbane

Video: Sailfish Watch Demo on LG Watch Urbane

| December 7, 2016 | Reply

You’ve seen Sailfish on phones and tablets, but what about that other small screen? The watch? It looks like that gesture driven N9 like swiping works quite well on the LG Watch Urbane (V1). Some visual aspects of the N9-Sailfish UI fit naturally like the clock and alarm settings. Other parts, like calendar/date picker, less […]

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Russian Government Certifies Jolla Sailfish OS as first Android Alternative

Russian Government Certifies Jolla Sailfish OS as first Android Alternative

| November 30, 2016 | 2 Replies

Jolla, the rescue boat from ex Nokia CEO, Elop’s burning platform memo, has found some land. TechCrunch reports that Sailfish OS from Jolla has been certified by the Russian Government as their alternative to Android OS. This means domestic certification in Russia for government and corporate use. Tizen (which also has straggly Nokia/Finnish connections) was […]

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Video promo!! Intex Aquafish –  The all new Sailfish 2.0 Phone from Intex

Video promo!! Intex Aquafish – The all new Sailfish 2.0 Phone from Intex

| July 17, 2015 | 18 Replies

Here’s the newest Sailfish phone, with Sailfish 2.0. Intex is the first to come out with the latest Sailfish OS version. I like that they’re calling the button free face ‘keyless’ as to make it sound a bit posher. “Multitask in a jiffy” lol who is the narrator.

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Video: New, refreshed interface with Jolla’s Sailfish 2.0, rolling out in a few weeks!

Video: New, refreshed interface with Jolla’s Sailfish 2.0, rolling out in a few weeks!

| July 16, 2015 | 11 Replies

At MWC, Jolla announced that Sailfish 2.0 was on the way. Sailfish 2.0 is now rolling out. One of the persistent complaints with Sailfish was the learning curve. Now it’s faster to use and faster to learn. There’s improved browser experience and Android app compatibility.  

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New Jolla Smartphone from OEM, Intex tomorrow with Sailfish OS 2

New Jolla Smartphone from OEM, Intex tomorrow with Sailfish OS 2

| July 15, 2015 | 5 Replies

Indian OEM, Intex will be showing off their new smartphone tomorrow powered by the Finnish based Sailfish OS from Jolla. The question on everyone’s minds it seems is whether they’ll also adopt Jolla’s “The Other Half” case/accessory scheme. Jolla will have more info for us tomorrow! Jolla also recently announced that their Hardware and Software […]

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Jolla splits devices and #Sailfish software. Should Nokia get the Hardware guys?

Jolla splits devices and #Sailfish software. Should Nokia get the Hardware guys?

| July 9, 2015 | 16 Replies

Whilst Microsoft is trying to unify their efforts by combining software and hardware, Jolla wants to focus more on Sailfish OS licensing. The new Jolla devices company will be announced by summer. A few of our readers have often mentioned wishes on Nokia buying Jolla. Now perhaps they can get Jolla the devices gang and […]

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Jolla tells us why updating their Sailfish OS really pays off!

Jolla tells us why updating their Sailfish OS really pays off!

| June 18, 2015 | 1 Reply

Folks at the official blog for Jolla want you to know that updating Sailfish OS really pays off. They want you to know that at Jolla, they work differently to other mobile OS devs. We think and operate in an iterative way, meaning that our development is a continuous flow of ideas, updates, fixes, new […]

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Sailfish OS Update: Aaslakkajärvi #jolla

Sailfish OS Update: Aaslakkajärvi #jolla

| June 15, 2015 | 9 Replies

Jolla tweeted again about the latest update to Sailfish OS, and it’s called Aaslakkajärvi. There are quite a few new changes, features and bug fixes. The prominent ones are summarised below but the full changelog can be viewed here. Browser: private browsing mode is now available. Choose ‘Private browsing’ in the pulldown menu of the tab […]

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Jolla announces Sailfish Africa – the Sailfish OS mobile ecosystem for Africa

Jolla announces Sailfish Africa – the Sailfish OS mobile ecosystem for Africa

| May 28, 2015 | 30 Replies

The Finnish mobile company and developer of open mobile operating system Sailfish OS, today announced that it is set to build a Sailfish OS ecosystem in Africa starting from South Africa. Continuing last week’s announcement of developing a Sailfish OS based mobile ecosystem to Russia, Jolla now announces the next step in its strategy for […]

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OnePlus One gets SailFish Alpha Build through community port

OnePlus One gets SailFish Alpha Build through community port

| March 26, 2015 | 2 Replies

  Through the efforts of the Jolla Community, you can get Sailfish Alpha on a OnePlus One. There are a few things to consider as basics like WiFi are not yet working. So this isn’t a project for most to try but for those who like Sailfish and its roots and doesn’t mind tinkering, this […]

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Weekend Watch: World’s first crowd sourced tablet – Jolla Tablet Hands on

Weekend Watch: World’s first crowd sourced tablet – Jolla Tablet Hands on

| March 8, 2015 | 4 Replies

Michael Fisher from PocketNow has given the Jolla Phone a fair go given the time constraints. Here he takes a look at Jolla’s second and upcoming Sailfish OS device, their first ever tablet. Unlike the JollaPhone which was not the highest end specs at launch despite the high price (because it wasn’t meant for the […]

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OnePlus One with Jolla SailFish

OnePlus One with Jolla SailFish

| March 7, 2015 | 4 Replies

Here’s sailfish on some more updated hardware – with the OnePlus One. You can find out more about the Sailfish OS Hardware Adaptation Development Kit here Martin will show how to do this on the OnePlus One after he returns from MWC #SailfishOS on oneplus one. Thanks to @stskeeps for the hints. Doing it Together at […]

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Video: Sailfish OS 1.1.2.15 Yliaavanlampi on Jolla Phone

Video: Sailfish OS 1.1.2.15 Yliaavanlampi on Jolla Phone

| February 24, 2015 | 18 Replies

Here’s a quick demo of Sailfish OS 1.1.2.15 “Yliaavanlampi” as demoed on Jolla phone. As well as some new features, there are a ton of bug fixes. New weather application with events feed integration available through store Browser with new interface Colours in ambiences can be adjusted Email authentication capabilities can be autodetected Improved low […]

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5-point multiboot including Sailfish OS/Ubuntu Touch/FireFox OS/Android/FoxHound #Jolla

5-point multiboot including Sailfish OS/Ubuntu Touch/FireFox OS/Android/FoxHound #Jolla

| February 17, 2015 | 4 Replies

This video shows off booting 5 different OSes on the Nexus 5. Why? Why not :). Never heard of FoxHound, I thought it was the title of the song used. Does Sailfish stand out? FireFox OS looks like the last thing I’d want to use.

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Jolla raising money once more to add more storage and ever so slightly bigger battery, removes proximity sensor.

Jolla raising money once more to add more storage and ever so slightly bigger battery, removes proximity sensor.

| January 30, 2015 | 9 Replies

Jolla has been fundraising again. They’re pretty much at the 2 million mark. https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/jolla-tablet-world-s-first-crowdsourced-tablet There’s a 64GB version for $249. Battery is up to 4450mAh (before 4300mAh). 150mAh on a tablet…will that be a visible change? The display is fully laminated, and that the tablet includes gyroscope and compass sensors. However, proximity sensor will not […]

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