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Jolla’s Sailfish web browser is now open source

Sailfish OS is a Linux-based operating system built on the bones of MeeGo. The folks at Jolla have been building the software for a while, and the first Sailfish phones recently went on sale in Europe. But while the operating system is based on open source software, the apps that run on Sailfish are another […]

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Jolla’s Sailfish OS ported to run on the Nexus 4

There’s only one phone that’s currently designed to ship with the Sailfish operating system. But Sailfish is based on open source software, and at least one person has already figured out how to install Sailfish on the Google Nexus 4 smartphone. YouTube user sledges has posted a video showing the installation and setup process. It […]

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Jolla expands Sailfish smartphone sales in Europe

Finnish smartphone company Jolla is now selling the first phone to ship with Sailfish OS throughout the European Union, Switzerland, and Norway. Up until now it had only been available to customers in Finland. Jolla’s Sailfish software is based on the open source MeeGo operating system that had been developed, and then largely abandoned by […]

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Coming soon: Install Sailfish OS on your Android phone or tablet

Sailfish OS is a Linux-based operating system designed for smartphones and other mobile devices. It’s based on the discontinued MeeGo Linux, includes a gesture-based user interface, and comes from the folks at Finnish company Jolla Mobile, which was founded by former Nokia execs. The first Jolla smartphone went on sale this week — but soon […]

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Jolla’s first Sailfish OS phones launch November 27th (in Finland)

Jolla Mobile’s first smartphones running Sailfish OS will go on sale in the company’s home country of Finland later this month. Sailfish is based on the discontinued MeeGo Linux operating system which Nokia abandoned in the move to Windows Phone, and key executives at Jolla actually came from Nokia. So the company and its software […]

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Jolla’s Sailfish OS phones will feature Yandex.Store for Android apps

Jolla’s Sailfish OS is a mobile operating system based on MeeGo Linux. But since there aren’t an awful lot of mobile apps available for Sailfish, Jolla is hedging its bets by adding support for Android apps and making it as easy for users to find and install Android apps. Jolla’s phones aren’t Google certified devices, […]

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Jolla Mobile’s first Sailfish smartphone to ship by end of 2013

Jolla Mobile is revealing a few more details about the company’s first smartphone, and the first device to ship with the Sailfish operating system. The company introduced the phone earlier this year, and started taking pre-orders. But now Jolla Mobile is providing more details about the phone’s specs. It’s equipped with a 1.4 GHz Qualcomm […]