Category: MeeGo

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 | 266 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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What’s Next for MyNokiaBlog?

What’s Next for MyNokiaBlog?

| April 30, 2014 | 121 Replies

We’ve been reading a lot of comments suggesting what’s next for MNB; and that’s a difficult question to answer. We love the community that we’ve built here and all our dedicated readers; we take pride in being the go-to source for anything Nokia related, whether it’s a simple how-to guide, or a long rant about […]

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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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Nokia to Announce Q4 Results on January 23rd; Devices and Services Listed Under “Discontinued Operations”

Nokia to Announce Q4 Results on January 23rd; Devices and Services Listed Under “Discontinued Operations”

| January 17, 2014 | 69 Replies

According to a recent press release by Nokia, the quarter 4 results of 2013 will be released on the 23rd of January 2014 (1 PM Finnish time). Along with the usual results, Nokia is reporting substantially all of its Devices & Services business as discontinued operations.  Nokia will also issue detailed reports of all three remaining […]

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Editorial: The Evolution of the Fabula/N9 Design into “Lumia”

Editorial: The Evolution of the Fabula/N9 Design into “Lumia”

| January 16, 2014 | 52 Replies

Earlier this week while posting about the leaked Nokia Normandy image, I referenced the design as “Classic Lumia look” which got some interesting replies. This got me thinking about how the N9 design which was referred to as “Fabula” has evolved over the past two years since the launch of the Lumia 800 which mimicked […]

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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 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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N9Apps: Quickddit reddit app for MeeGo N9 – Jolla Sailfish port when stable

N9Apps: Quickddit reddit app for MeeGo N9 – Jolla Sailfish port when stable

| December 1, 2013 | Reply

Here’s a look at a Nokia N9/MeeGo reddit app called Quickddit. A sailfish port will be made when it’s more stable. More info over at: http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?p=1391303 Cheers Prashant for the tip!

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Jolla Will Start Selling Device on Nov 27 in DNA Pop Up Store at Helsinki

Jolla Will Start Selling Device on Nov 27 in DNA Pop Up Store at Helsinki

| November 14, 2013 | 138 Replies

  Moments ago at Slush, in the first of two appearances, Jolla disclosed that the Jolla device will be available from Nov 27, via a pop up store with their partner DNA, in Helsinki. No information as of yet about when pre-orders will be filled, but with another talk kicking off in about 35 mins, […]

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Jolla To Take Stage at Slush 2013 – Streams Available

Jolla To Take Stage at Slush 2013 – Streams Available

| November 14, 2013 | 12 Replies

Starting in just over an hour, Jolla will take the stage not once, but twice – to give talks at Slush 2013. 12 months ago – Jolla took to the same stage to give us the first look at Sailfish and outline their plans for the OS. If you’re interested in the announcement (I know […]

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Jolla confirms HERE for Sailfish location services; Details app strategy

Jolla confirms HERE for Sailfish location services; Details app strategy

| November 13, 2013 | 96 Replies

We saw that HERE is coming to Tizen and recently the T&C’s of the Jolla Developer Portal mentioned HERE for location services. Moments ago, Jolla officially confirmed via press release that Nokia’s HERE business will be powering location services on their Sailfish platform. Alongside this, they outlined that as part of their Android app compatibility solution, […]

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