Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Sami Pienimäki at Mindtrek, Tampere, Finland

Mindtrek 2017, Tampere, Finland

September 20,2017 at 11:00 Mindtrek, Tampere, Finland. Sami Pienimäki, CEO & Co-founder of Jolla Ltd:

Sailfish OS: the Independent Alternative, and How to Build Products Based on Open Collaboration

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Sailfish OS 2.1.1.26 Jämsänjoki released for Jolla devices

System update 2.1.1.26 for Jolla Phone, C, Tablet 


Available to download on Jolla branded devices on August 29, 2017, this update brings in new features like direct access to the camera from the lock screen, Mobile Device Management (MDM) enablers intended for corporate usage, new VPN features, calendar cover showing more events, faster email app startup and of course, a load of bug fixes.

Update: Jolla ceases rollout of this version due to problems with security code in few user cases.

Thursday, 20 July 2017

Sailfish OS for Sony Xperia X single SIM, model F5121


Interview on the collaboration between Jolla and Sony Open Devices program


The official version is on its way, targeting to support for example MS Exchange Active Sync, Android apps and 20 MPx resolution for the camera. But an unofficial Sailfish OS for Xperia X might become available even sooner via the porters community.

Sailfish OS is an alternative mobile operating system coming from Finland, running on top of Linux Kernel and Mer core. Via this collaboration, Sailfish OS expands its support to cover 64bit ARM.

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Protect Net Neutrality - Join the worldwide campaign today

The "disturbing" pop-up was a one-timer only. First here ever, but this time really worth it: Sailfish OS Reviews shouts for #NetNeutrality among hundreds of other websites today. You can join the campaign here with your few lines - for the freedom of the internet!

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Financial news: Jolla reaches 70M USD of funding


Jolla's funding totals up to 70M USD


Surviving against the big players in the mobile industry is a lot about funding, at least until a start-up gets all their sails up. Jolla, a Finnish company developing Sailfish OS mobile operating system, has struggled for six years against the real big players like Google's Android and that hasn't always been easy. One of the former Nokia directors told them in the beginning that they will need at least 100M USD to break into the business they aim at. Reaching the end of 5th financing round, Jolla has now received 70% of that, but they are still far away of their goal.

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Jolla Tablet: All the schedule updates

Latest update: September 5, 2017

Jolla Tablet campaign, launched on November 2014, is a crowdfunded project by Jolla Oy to manufacture a PeoplePowered tablet running on Sailfish OS. Doing it together, Jolla communicated with the campaign participants in advance aiming to deliver a tablet on which the customers could have a word on. Originally planned to be shipped on May 2015. Now, more than a year two years after the launch...

Saturday, 25 March 2017

Facebook Messenger for Sailfish OS (workaround 2017)

Integrate Facebook Messenger chat on Sailfish OS Messages


Step by step guide for a workaround to get Facebook Messenger as a Sailfish OS account on Jolla Phone, Jolla Tablet or any other Sailfish OS device. Does not require Android support. Using your phone number or your unique FB-ID when logging in you will also have all your Facebook contacts integrated to the People app.

This workaround is tested to work on September 2017 using Sailfish OS 2.0.4.14 and 2.1.0.11. The test was done using a phone number known by Facebook. This workaround should work on all Sailfish OS versions.