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12 hours to go: Jolla Tablet less than $30,000 away from reaching second Stretch goal for Split Screen

12 hours to go: Jolla Tablet less than $30,000 away from reaching second Stretch goal for Split Screen

| December 9, 2014 | 9 Replies

Jolla reached their first goal super quick when it first introduced the crowdfunding of their tablet. After the million mark, things slowed a bit and they had just made the 1.3M for 128GB MicroSD support. It wasn’t looking like they’d reach the split screen options (1.75M) and definitely not 2.5M for 3G variants. Well, colour […]

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Last chance, tweet to win #JollaTablet #PeoplePowered #Jolla @JollaHQ

Last chance, tweet to win #JollaTablet #PeoplePowered #Jolla @JollaHQ

| December 7, 2014 | 4 Replies

Today’s the last chance to tweet ‘#PeoplePowered’ to @JollaHQ and win a JollaHQ tablet. The rest of competition details aren’t clear. It seems it’s simply a tweet until the 7th December 2014. BTW, there’s only 64 hours left in the Jolla crowdfunding. They’ve got 1.5M for the first stretch goal. Why #JollaTablet vs. other tablets? […]

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Jolla Tablet Now Supporting Australia and Canada

Jolla Tablet Now Supporting Australia and Canada

| November 22, 2014 | 2 Replies

The Jolla Tablet, currently being crowdfunded, with over USD$1 million pledged so far (and still 18 days to go), has added Australia and Canada as supported countries that they’ll now ship to! The good thing here is that Australia and Canada were added because users asked for it. It really shows Jolla’s commitment to listening […]

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Jolla Tablet Reaches Goal in Under 3 Hours: $425,000 Pledged and Counting

Jolla Tablet Reaches Goal in Under 3 Hours: $425,000 Pledged and Counting

| November 19, 2014 | 14 Replies

This is incredible! Jolla sought out crowdfunding to make their first tablet a reality and well, it’s already a success! With a goal of $380k, the campaign not only reached that in less than 3 hours, but is already at $425k and it doesn’t look to be stopping! Jolla has added an extra perk ($204 […]

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Jolla makes Angry Bird Android Launcher

Jolla makes Angry Bird Android Launcher

| October 19, 2014 | 2 Replies

In a bid to spread more Sailfish love, Jolla’s made an Android Sailfish launcher that’s Angry Birds themed. The launcher can even launch the peeved poultry: “You can launch your launcher from the launcher, to launch your birds at the pigs – all from the new launch launcher” Source

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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 | 273 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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