17 October 2014

Jolla and Rovio release Angry Birds Stella Launcher

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In collaboration with Rovio Entertainment, Jolla publishes the exclusive Angry Birds Stella experience with a special themed Android launcher.

The launcher features the multitasking user experience of Jolla's Sailfish OS and adds Angry Birds themed wallpapers, ringtones and an unlimited access to Rovio's ToonsTV. 

5 August 2014

Jolla sails to Hong Kong and gives away VIP package

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On July 31, Jolla announced their new deal with telecom operator 3 in Hong Kong. The phone will be available from August 12. To celebrate the news Jolla gives away an unique VIP package including a special box, Jolla phone and all 4 official TOH covers.

3 August 2014

Jolla opens beautiful showroom in Kazakhstan

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Jolla sailors have been working hard this summer to expand their global sales. After the India announcement on July 18th, Jolla also launches the phone in Kazakhstan with Mobile Invest.

23 July 2014

Jolla around the world on Twitter

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Picture by@zzlu02

A while ago Jolla users started to tweet photos taken with their Jolla (or with their Jolla in the picture) from all around the world. Now that it is summer them and people tend travel around a lot we get to see some nice shots from around the world.

In case you are a Twitter user as well, please help to make this photo collection even bigger.


21 July 2014

Jolla Launcher updated to Alpha version 0.2.1

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Jolla releases the next version of Jolla Launcher for community alpha testers. The update will be available via Google Play Store for invited Alpha testers.

The beta testing will start in August where everyone who signed up will be able to participate

18 July 2014

Hardware Adaptation Dev Kit 1.0 for Sailfish OS

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Sailfish OS Hardware Adaptation Development Kit Documentation release 1.0.1-EA1. This documentation helps you set up a Mer-core based Linux system that will run on an Android device, on top of the existing Android Hardware Adaptation kernel and drivers.


Jolla phones coming to India

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After the false report about Jolla being officially sold in China, there is true news today. Jolla phones are coming to India within a month and are being distributed via Snapdeal, an online marketplace being based in New Delhi, India.

This is Jolla's first campaign outside Europe and thus a confirmation for their expansion plans.

17 July 2014

Video of native Sailfish OS Spotify client

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Spotify employee Bob Jelica (@b0bben on Twitter) just posted a video of a Sailfish Spotify client which was developed by him and Pär Bohrarper (@rogueops) as a Hackday project. The user interface shown in the video really looks great and could be an example for other, future Sailfish OS apps.

It's not sure though if this app gets ever released - follow Bob Jelica if you want to get the latest update about the project.