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Jolla COO: “This Will be the Year of Sailfish”

With a rugged outlook and jet black leather pants, it’s hard to imagine that Marc Dillon is a COO and co-founder to one of Finland’s hottest startups. The 11-year ex-Nokia veteran speaks with a demeanour unlike most professionals, and his energy is infectious as he interacts with everyone he meets at Jolla’s MWC 2014 booth. […]

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MWC 2014: Jolla Sailfish OS 1.0 Demo

Jolla’s MeeGo-derived Sailfish mobile operating system is all set to exit its beta stage in March, where the Finnish company is ready to finally unleash Sailfish to the world. At its booth at MWC 2014, the company not only showed off its Jolla smartphone, it also showcased several Android devices running on Sailfish OS – […]

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Jolla Sailfish OS to Exit Beta Stage in March, will Soon be Available to Run on Android Devices

Finnish startups Jolla has announced that its alternative mobile operating system, Sailfish, will soon exit the beta tag with its upcoming software update coming in March. With that, Jolla states that the platform is now ready for global distribution. In addition, the company has also stated that the OS will soon be available to flash […]

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Nokia N9 User Can Now Install Sailfish OS On Their Device

For all the loyal Nokia N9 fans out there, Jolla has just breathed new life into your device! In a thread posted on Maemo.org, titled “Porting Saifish onto an N9, there are step by step instructions on how to get the MeeGo successor up and running on your device. I know that there are many […]

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Jolla Publishes Extensive User Guide for First Sailfish OS Smartphone

In addition to finally releasing the first Jolla smartphone, Finnish startups Jolla have also uploaded an extensive user guide on its website. The guide, which is also bundled in with every purchase of the Jolla device, offers not just a glimpse, but a thorough walkthrough of using the device, and navigating on the new Sailfish […]

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First Jolla Smartphone Delivered to Pre-Order Customers

Over in Helsinki, Finland, the first Jolla smartphone is now in the hands of the first pre-order customer. The Sailfish OS-running smartphone, the first in the world, was finally unveiled to the world at an event organized by the company and its carrier partner, DNA. For now, those who have made their pre-orders back in […]

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Jolla Sailfish OS to Integrate Nokia HERE Maps and Yandex Alternative Android App Store

Confirming an earlier tweet from last week, Jolla’s Sailfish operating system will be powered by Nokia’s HERE mapping and positioning technology. In addition, the company also announced that Jolla smartphone owners will be able to download Android apps from Yandex, an alternative Android store. The integration of Nokia’s HERE technologies was one of the most […]

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With “The Other Half” Smart Covers, Jolla’s Mid-Range Smartphone May Be the Disruptive Device the Industry Needs

Jolla has finally revealed detailed specifications on its first ever smartphone’s hardware. The smartphone, which will run on the company’s new Sailfish mobile operating system, looks to match its mid-range €399 price tag with equally mid-range hardware. The ace up Jolla’s sleeve, however, could be the game-changing Other Half smart covers – in addition to its […]

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Jolla’s Sailfish OS Now Compatible for Both Android App and Hardware Ecosystems; Pre-Orders to Open Again This Week

Finnish mobile startups Jolla has announced a major breakthrough with its Sailfish mobile operating system. The alternative mobile operating system is now compatible with both the Android app and hardware ecosystems, a significant step for the fledgling platform. While it has been known for some time that the Sailfish platform has an Android compatibility layer […]

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Jolla Confirms Second Batch of Production for Sailfish-Running Smartphone; Retains End-2013 Shipping Target

Finnish smartphone startups Jolla revealed that its pre-order campaign received orders from 136 countries, as the company prepares to begin shipping them by the end of this year, in line with its initial expectations. In addition, due to the positive response from consumers and industry partners alike, Jolla also confirmed that the company will begin […]

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Finnish Startups Adaia Rises from Nokia’s Ashes to Produce World’s First Adventure Smartphone, Powered by Android

Adaia, a Finnish startup comprising of sixteen ex-Nokia employees are developing a range of premium Android smartphones which will debut next year in three countries: the US, UK and their native Finland. Unlike other premium smartphone manufacturers, however, Adaia’s idea is wholly different: Adaia’s premium devices will be reinforced with tough materials such as titanium […]

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[Opinion] Why Last Night’s Jolla Reveal Actually Revealed Nothing

Oh Jolla, I believed in you. I believed that the Sailfish OS would be one of the most interesting and fun additions to the Mobile Phone market to break up the humdrum that is the current 4 pronged race. Despite not being a rabid follower, I kept up to date about the “The Other Half” […]

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