Category: Linux

Jolla Releases First Early Adopter Release of Sailfish OS HADK

Jolla Releases First Early Adopter Release of Sailfish OS HADK

| July 18, 2014 | 66 Replies

For those who have been eager to get their hands on the Sailfish OS Hardware Adaptation Development Kit (HADK), the wait is over! Jolla today pushed out details about how you can build Sailfish for your Android device. Currently, devices supported by CyanogenMod (CM) 10.1 are supported in the HADK, and there are plans to […]

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OpEd: Why MS Layoffs Are Not A Surprise & Elop Not To Blame For Nokia’s Demise

OpEd: Why MS Layoffs Are Not A Surprise & Elop Not To Blame For Nokia’s Demise

| July 17, 2014 | 272 Replies

Earlier, we got news of a dramatic shift at Microsoft that potentially will see 18,000 employees displaced and forced to find other opportunities. Most of these will be related to the acquisition of Nokia’s Devices and Services business. We’ve also gotten word of Nokia’s Asha and X devices being ceased, as well as MixRadio now […]

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Video: First Look at Jolla Launcher on Nexus 5

Video: First Look at Jolla Launcher on Nexus 5

| June 25, 2014 | 6 Replies

Jolla has released an Alpha build of their Jolla Launcher to a limited number of testers in a closed trial. We’ve been lucky enough to get our hands on it, and have filmed a little video of it running on the Nexus 5. http://youtu.be/wXjhC6LXefk The Jolla Launcher, for those who don’t know, allows Android users to […]

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Sailfish for Nexus 4 Updated to 1.0.7.16 – Added “Demo Image”

Sailfish for Nexus 4 Updated to 1.0.7.16 – Added “Demo Image”

| June 23, 2014 | Reply

Jolla has just pushed out the Sailfish OS 1.0.7.16 update for Nexus 4. Remember, this is still an “under- development” and is not the final release at all, so there will be bugs. Few useful things to note in this release are the mention of HADK coming “very soon”and that there is now a “demo image” […]

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Jolla Sailfish OS Update available: Software version 1.0.7.16, Saapunki

Jolla Sailfish OS Update available: Software version 1.0.7.16, Saapunki

| June 10, 2014 | 47 Replies

Jolla gets some more improvements with the latest update, v1.0.7.16. There’s 4G, folder support, fullscreen HTML5 browser support and more. Interestingly the update was available to users who had the ‘First One’ covers. Those who didn’t received it on the same day just a few hours later. Changelog: 4G support for all users (requires 4G […]

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Finland’s only mobile manufacturer, Jolla, launches in Estonia

Finland’s only mobile manufacturer, Jolla, launches in Estonia

| April 28, 2014 | 2 Replies

Another new launch country for Jolla; Hellow Estonia! Elisa will be bringing the Jolla phone to Estonia. Marc Dillion was proud to say “First international operator launch of Finland’s only mobile manufacturer today”   Source: Via: TheJollaBlog Cheers Has Been Slayer for the tip!

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Jolla Hacks: Unlimited Multitasking and Control Center

Jolla Hacks: Unlimited Multitasking and Control Center

| April 3, 2014 | 5 Replies

Jolla Hacks is a new category I’m going to start covering, much like I did with N9Hacks in the past. Despite Sailfish OS only just growing out of it’s Beta title, the community has been very active. Between developing native clients for apps like Whatsapp, to creating WiFi Hotspot apps that have been integrated into […]

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Jolla Releases Early Build of #SailfishForAndroid on Nexus 4

Jolla Releases Early Build of #SailfishForAndroid on Nexus 4

| March 30, 2014 | 4 Replies

Earlier this weekend, I got an email that was sent to “early adopters” of Sailfish for Android. Currently, this in-development build is only for the Nexus 4, but a release will be coming soon for the Samsung Galaxy S3 4G.  Jolla will also publish a Hardware Adaptation Development Kit (HADK) in the next few weeks, […]

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Jolla Ready For Global Distribution – Expands Into New Markets & Partnerships

Jolla Ready For Global Distribution – Expands Into New Markets & Partnerships

| February 21, 2014 | 119 Replies

Lots of news regarding Jolla today so I’ll summarise it as best as I can. The press release is included below and its rather long and detailed if you’re interested. Sailfish OS has hit 1.0 – Previously the Sailfish OS that was running on Jolla devices was said to be “Sailfish OS Beta” so its […]

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Jolla: Interview with Marc Dillon, Sailfish SDK updated.

Jolla: Interview with Marc Dillon, Sailfish SDK updated.

| January 20, 2014 | 9 Replies

At the 16:40 mark, Marc Dillon is interviewed by YLE. The show is in Finnish but he’s interviewed in English. The topic is living in Finland, Jolla Phone and the challenge of starting something new. http://areena.yle.fi/tv/2103141 Sailfish SDK also gets an update: https://lists.sailfishos.org/pipermail/devel/2014-January/002924.html https://sailfishos.org/ Thanks Janne for the tips!  

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Nokia, NSN and Jolla At MWC 2014, + First year of Jolla’s Journey from the eyes of Jolla’s CTO

Nokia, NSN and Jolla At MWC 2014, + First year of Jolla’s Journey from the eyes of Jolla’s CTO

| January 11, 2014 | 95 Replies

Towards the end of February, everyone will be looking forward to some big mobile news. From February 24-27th, watch out for what Nokia, NSN and Jolla have in store. WP8.1 and the new Nokia Lumia WP8.1 handset announcements? Something new from Jolla too? http://www.mobileworldcongress.com/2014-exhibitors/ Also, Chief Technology Officer at Jolla, Stefano Mosconi writes up some thoughts on Jolla’s […]

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Finnish guy makes a DIY solar other half for Jolla Phone

Finnish guy makes a DIY solar other half for Jolla Phone

| January 9, 2014 | 61 Replies

What we’re looking at is one of the first interesting ‘other half’ mods for Jolla Phone. This is a small project that ended up with a solar panel bit on the back of Jolla phone. http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=92317 More pics: http://relativity.fi/jolla_solar_toh/ I remembered last night that I had solar panel in my scrap box. The size was […]

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Review: The Jolla

Review: The Jolla

| December 29, 2013 | 178 Replies

I’ve been extremely privileged to test drive Jolla’s first device, and the first device to ship with Sailfish OS. As a strong advocate for the Nokia N9 and MeeGo Harmattan, I was excited to try the phone out, even if it was only for three days.  Jolla, the Finnish start-up consisting of mainly ex-Nokia employees, […]

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Jolla now available to purchase in Europe

Jolla now available to purchase in Europe

| December 19, 2013 | 6 Replies

  The Jolla phone is now on general sale for anyone living in Europe on the jolla.com website. The phone is €399 plus shipping (the same price it has been for people who have pre-ordered up to now) . I can’t quite seem to find out when they will ship though, on twitter they’re saying […]

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Jolla Other Half Hacked To Have Wireless Charging

Jolla Other Half Hacked To Have Wireless Charging

| December 17, 2013 | 15 Replies

Jonni has managed to hack his Jolla’s Other Half, in a way that adds wireless charging. In the picture above, you can see it featured with the Nokia Fatboy Charging Pillow, with the UI showing that charging is taking place. He has posted to TMO about how he has acheived this, so if you’re feeling […]

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