Jolla starts rolling out Sailfish OS 2.1.0 Iijoki update

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Finnish-based handset maker, Jolla has rolled out Sailfish version 2.1.02 named as Iijoki. As per the changelog, this update brings improvements to the camera software with faster shutter speeds, initial support for Virtual Private Networks (VPN), option to enlarge UI fonts to different levels and of course the bug fixes and improvements. Continue reading “Jolla starts rolling out Sailfish OS 2.1.0 Iijoki update”

New leak offers first look at HTC Nexus Sailfish and Marlin design

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We already know that HTC is working on M1 and S1 Nexus devices. Rumored specifications of both the phones were leaked recently and now, Android Police has shared an image that offers a glimpse at the design of the phone.

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Jolla to restructure its debt and cut jobs due to stalling of funds

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Jolla, the Finnish mobile startup is facing financial issues and is apparently planning to restructure its debt and cut jobs.

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Jolla phone Photo Gallery

We recently brought you the unboxing of Jolla company’s first smartphone which was also called as Jolla. Today we are bringing you the photo gallery of this interesting smartphone. The Jolla smartphone is the first device to run on Sailfish OS. The specifications of the Jolla smartphone are quite mid-range especially when compared with the powerful Android competitors.

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Jolla’s Sailfish based smartphone to go on sale on 27th November in Helsinki

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Open source advocates have a date to look forward to as Jolla has announced that it will start selling its device on 27th of November. In partnership with the Finnish operator, DNA, the much awaited phone will be sold at a pop up shop in central Helsinki for a single evening. Continue reading “Jolla’s Sailfish based smartphone to go on sale on 27th November in Helsinki”

Jolla’s Sailfish OS now fully compatible with Android apps and Android hardware

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Seen as a major move from a small, yet significant new player in the mobile industry, Finalnd’s Jolla(pronounced as yo-la) announced today that the Sailfish OS is now fully compatible with Android apps as well as Android hardware. It was already confirmed that Sailfish would run Android apps, but the question was when. Now we know.

Taking advantage of the already robust and immensely popular Android ecosystem is what Jolla have done, on top of the unique UX the Sailfish OS offers. Not only you can download popular Android apps on the Sailfish OS, which Jolla claims, is without any modifications, the operating system is also Android hardware compatible. Meaning Vendors can take Sailfish OS and make devices with their current Android-based hardware implementations. Or one day, you can possibly load Sailfish on your Android phone, if you wish.

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Jolla reveals its first Sailfish OS device with the other half and a pre order program

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Jolla, the smartphone start up company from Finland, has just revealed its first Sailfish OS based device, with colourful replaceable shells they are calling the “Other Half”. This is the first Jolla device that has appeared ever since they started the “other half” teaser campaign on their social media channels. Running on the intuitive Sailfish operating system, the device will be able to run native apps as well as Android apps(as mentioned earlier) on a seamless user interface. We had a hands on demo of the Sailfish OS earlier at the Mobile World Congress, you can watch it for more information about the intuitive OS.

The device is slated for a end-of-2013 availability and there is currently a pre-order program in place. Here is Marc Dillon of Jolla, explaining about it –

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