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Jolla releases Sailfish OS Alpha developer tools (MeeGo revisited)

Jolla Mobile has released the first version of a software developer kit for Sailfish, a new operating system for mobile devices that’s based on Nokia’s abandoned MeeGo Linux platform. It will likely be a little while before we start to see phones or other devices ship with Sailfish, but developers interested in kicking the tires […]

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Smartphones in 2013: Tizen, Firefox OS, Sailfish to compete with Android, iOS, BlackBerry, Windows Phone

Android and iOS pretty much dominate the smartphone space these days, although there are still an awful lot of BlackBerry handsets in the wild, and Microsoft is pushing its Windows Phone 8 platform pretty hard. But in 2013 we’ll see a few new players enter the market. It’s not clear whether they’ll make much of […]

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Jolla shows off Sailfish OS, based on MeeGo, coming in 2013

Early next year the folks at Jolla plan to launch a new mobile operating system called Sailfish. It’s based on the defunct MeeGo operating system created by Nokia and Intel, and the Jolla team includes a number of the folks who were responsible for MeeGo in the first place. Up until now, all we’ve really […]

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Jolla to offer MeeGo-based mobile OS in early 2013

MeeGo may be dead, but long live Sailfish. A group of former Nokia employees have formed a new company called Jolla, and they’ve raised 200 million Euros to continue developing the Linux-based mobile operating system for phones and tablets, and they’re on track to offer the first version in early 2013. The Wall Street Journal […]