Running on a fantastic tablet, the Finnish company Jolla is pledging to protect privacy, strengthen security, and allow easier gestures. 3rd party OEMs wanted!
Jolla, the company behind the Sailfish OS-powered Jolla Tablet, has brought the device back to Indiegogo after raising a total of $1.8 million in their first crowdsourcing attempt.
While the Sailfish OS ROM has yet to make its way to Android devices as previously promised, the new Jolla Launcher alpha program at least gives Android users a taste of what to expect from the platform.
According to Jolla’s CEO, the company plans to eventually bring its Sailfish OS over to select Android devices. Keep reading to learn more!
The first Jolla phone (Sailfish OS) comes with Android app support and is currently available for pre-order. Read on for more details!
On this week’s Friday Debate the question is – Which new operating system has the best chance of catching on?
How can Jolla, the company that was formed to take over the development of the MeeGo operating system, succeed with its Sailfish OS? It seems that Jolla is betting on China where there are still huge numbers of potential smartphone buyers.
Jolla finally showed off Sailfish, their new operating system based on the MeeGo platform that Nokia decided to abandon. I was there to see them demo it for the first time, and I even talked to a few of the company’s employees. So what do I think? Read on!
Nokia had a hit on their hands with the MeeGo powered N9, but Stephen Elop, the company’s new CEO, decided that the Finnish handset maker was going to bet the future on Windows Phone instead. So what did the MeeGo team do? They left to start Jolla, a brand spanking new company that will unveil their new operating system, codenamed Sailfish, next month in Helsinki, Finland. The face of the company, Jussi Hurmola, is announcing today that he’s decided to step down.
In a touch screen world the user interface is essential get it wrong and nothing else matters. A quick look around the smartphone industry will reveal several different approaches to touch based UIs. Windows 8 has it “modern UI”, iOS has Cocoa Touch and Android, well, everything including has widgets, themes, skins and customized launchers. Now Jolla, the company that was formed to further develop MeeGo when Nokia jumped off its burning deck into the hands of Microsoft, is getting ready to reveals its UI and software development kit (SDK) at the Slush event in Helsinki, Finland on 21-22 November.