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Google Nexus 2016 smartphones hit the FCC

Thanks to a series of rumors and leaks in recent months, we were pretty sure that Google and HTC were working together on two new Nexus smartphones. But now we’ve got something a little closer to official confirmation. HTC has submitted documentation to the FCC for two new devices, and according to the draft user […]

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Another Google Nexus “Sailfish” leak confirms 1080p display, Snapdragon CPU

Google is rumored to be working with HTC on two new Nexus smartphones for 2016. A series of leaks have suggested that one will feature a 5 inch, 1080p display while the other has a 5.5 inch, 2560 x 1440 pixel screen. Now another leak apparently confirms that the smaller phone, code-named “Sailfish” will have […]

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HTC’s 5.5 inch Google Nexus “Marlin” phone specs leaked

HTC is rumored to be working with Google on two Nexus smartphones that will launch later this year. Last week the folks at Android Police published specs for a model with a 5 inch screen that’s code-named “Sailfish.” Now Android Police claims to have details about the larger model, code-named “Marlin.” It’s said to be […]

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Jolla launches Sailfish OS community, limited edition Jolla C smartphone

It looks like the reports of Jolla’s demise have been somewhat exaggerated. After running into financial troubles last year and announcing it’d be unable to ship tablets to everyone who had placed orders, the company recently announced it had raised new funding for its efforts to continue developing the Sailfish operating system in hopes of […]

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Jolla secures $12 million in funding for Sailfish OS

Finnish startup Jolla may have given up on plans to continue producing its own smartphones and tablets. But the company is continuing to develop the Sailfish OS operating system for mobile devices, and Jolla has just announced that it’s raised $12 million to continue working on Sailfish OS and to pursue licensing deals with hardware […]

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Reports: HTC working on two Google Nexus devices (S1 and M1)

Rumors have been making the rounds that at least one of Google’s next-gen Nexus devices could be built by HTC. Now expert leaker Evan Blass says that “HTC is building a pair of Android N devices for Google” which are code-named M1 and S1. Website Android Police quickly followed up with a few more details, […]

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Sailfish OS isn’t dead yet, Jolla secures more funding

About a month after announcing temporary layoffs of most of its employees, Finnish smartphone software company Jolla says it has closed a Series C investment round, giving the company enough money to keep going.. at least for a while. That means Jolla plans to continue developing its Sailfish operating system for smartphones and tablets. Jolla was founded by […]

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Sailfish OS maker Jolla announces temporary layoffs, debt restructuring

Finnish mobile company Jolla was founded a few years ago by former Nokia executives that wanted to carry on developing a Linux-based mobile operating system after Nokia made the switch to Windows Phone software. Jolla has released several versions of its Sailfish OS since then, as well as a phone and a tablet, although the […]

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Jolla Tablet now shipping to developers, heading to customers later this year

Jolla may be getting out of the hardware business in order to focus on developing and licensing its Sailfish operating system to other phone and tablet makers. But the company still plans to ship the Jolla Tablet to backers of last year’s crowdfunding campaign. While the finished tablet isn’t quite ready to ship yet, Jolla has […]

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Jolla unveils Sailfish OS 2.0, first phone hardware partner

Shortly after announcing plans to stop making its own smartphones and instead focus on developing and licensing the Sailfish operating system to other device makers, the folks at Jolla have two major announcements. First up, they’ve got at least one partner: Indian phone maker Intex plans to release a Sailfish phone later this year. Second, that […]

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Jolla shifts efforts to Sailfish OS, exits smartphone hardware business

Finnish smartphone company Jolla has announced it will no longer be developing hardware. Instead the company will focus on developing and licensing the Sailfish operating system. Jolla says a new company will be established to take over the device business, but it sounds like Jolla is more interested in licensing its software to hardware companies […]

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Jolla unveils Sailfish OS 2.0 and Sailfish Secure platform for phones, tablets

Jolla’s first tablet is set to hit the streets in a few months, and when it does it will run a new version of the company’s Linux-based Sailfish operating system. Jolla is introducing Sailfish OS 2.0 at Mobile World Congress this week, as well as a new platform called Sailfish Secure which the company plans […]

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Jolla’s first Sailfish OS tablet coming in 2015 (Crowdfunding)

Jolla launched its first smartphone running the Sailfish Linux-based operating system last year. Now the company wants to add a tablet to its lineup, and it’s taken to crowdfunding site Indiegogo to raise money for the project. It took the company just 2 hours to meet its goals by raising $380,000 and taking pre-orders for 2000 […]