Tuesday 21 April 2015

Online shop demo in Namibia

The demo content suggests that the distributor might add new countries soon

Jolla opened sails towards Africa a while ago, and now their official distributor LexConsult is demoing an online store similar to one Jolla has in Europe. The demoed assortment includes the Jolla phone, The Other Half smartcovers and accessories, and suggests two new countries to deliver to.

Let's check this assortment, but please note that this is not the final list or pricing for Jolla products sold in Namibia. According to Jolla, the only confirmed products to be sold there are the phone and 3 different The Other Half models, and the only confirmed delivering country is Namibia.

Sunday 19 April 2015

VIDEO Whatsup with hardware keyboard

Whatsup messaging client reaches Beta2 release and better hardware keyboard support

Whatsup is a client for messaging on Saifish OS Jolla phone and MeeGo/Harmattan devices like Nokia N9. The app is currently available for Jolla via dropbox file sharing link, and for Harmattan devices via Openrepos

Important: Dropbox or Openrepos are not official sources for applications. Installing any software from other than official sources is in your own responsibility. Any unofficial software might brick your device

Thursday 16 April 2015

Upgrade 13 officially to public testing

Sailfish OS 1.1.4.x Äijänpäivänjärvi out for Early Adopters

IMPORTANT: This upgrade will disable Facebook contact sync, FB messaging, and additionally delete all your FB contacts from People app. This is not a bug - read below

UPDATE: Version now available, starting from April 28rd 

Saturday 11 April 2015

Carsten Munk, Jolla Mobile Operating System

The aim is towards openness

April 10th, 2015, STUDIO/K, Netherlands at Awesome IT event: Carsten Munk shared an insight how the start-up Jolla managed to build a mobile OS and a mobile phone with just 100 employees. 

Thursday 9 April 2015

[minor warning] Update 12 rolling out for Early Adopters too early

But soon for everybody

Jolla owners who have joined the Early Adopter program by Jolla might accidentally update their Sailfish OS to version Äijänpäivänjärvi

This version is not officially released yet, and it might not be ready enough even for the Early Adopters. If you have joined the Early Adopter program, please see below how you can avoid installing it too early by accident:

Sunday 5 April 2015

[News] Jolla signs mobile operator deal with TN Mobile

Jolla opens in Africa: Launch of smartphone sales in Namibia with Telecom Namibia

UPDATED April 5, 2015

Windhoek, Namibia, March 26, 2015 – Jolla Ltd., the Finnish mobile company, distribution company LexConsult, and mobile operator Namibia Telecom today announced the innovative Jolla smartphone running on independent Sailfish OS is now available in Namibia exclusively through TN Mobile

The Jolla smartphone will be available in TN Mobile shops around Namibia (starting from Windhoek) starting on March 28, 2015. The price for the Jolla is NAD 5,200 (399 EUR)

Wednesday 1 April 2015

[April Fool's Review] Facebook Messenger for Sailfish OS

Now available on Jolla Store

We were a bit afraid that the FB Chat feature won't be available after the next update. Well, Jolla had a word with FB Devs, and they came to an agreement pretty fast - Chat On Sailors!

You can install this app from the official Jolla Store on your phone