Thursday 24 September 2015

System update Eineheminlampi available for all

Sailfish OS Eineheminlampi for everybody

Released to public on September 24, 2015, this is the same as the 1st Early Access release from September 9th. Early access stage was very active, providing more than 90 bug reports. Two of them were serious enough to be added to the release notes. In general, a lot of users are claiming this is a step away from "unlike", but still welcoming some of the new features

Wednesday 23 September 2015

[Test Review] Jolla Tablet Case by Dirk van Leersum

Wood, stone and... carbon fiber!

We received this prototype of Jolla Tablet carbon fiber casing by Dirk van Leersum, and we put it into some serious test with Jaakko Roppola and a prototype of Jolla Tablet.

We were after a simple answer: Does the case really protect Jolla Tablet, and especially the 7.85" display on it?

Sunday 20 September 2015

Gestures on Jolla's Sailfish OS 1.0 vs 2.0

Comparing gestures in the main user interface

When Jolla advanced on Sailfish OS user interface development from version 1.0 (November 2013-September 2015) to Sailfish OS 2.0, there were some radical changes. On this article we put the new against the old. Less or more fingertips needed? More intuitive? Let's find out!

Friday 18 September 2015

[giveaway] Jolla Cruise Band, Company Rock, Apollo Live Club

Get your tickets to Company Rock 2015 Finals

Jolla Cruise Band advanced to Company Rock Finals. The band presents quite a group of rocking Sailors: Pauliina, Helleke, Juhani, Marc, Eric and Ville.

They were rocking hard on stage in Company Rock 2015 Semi-finals at Apollo Live club, Helsinki, tonight. Join the Finals on October 30th and go with the feeling when they'll rock even harder!

Sunday 13 September 2015

Customizing Sailfish OS - mce tools by Nokia

Below the deck: Introducing Linux terminal and MCE Tools by Nokia, available for Sailfish OS, Meego and Nemo mobile devices

Now that the user interface is changing from Sailfish OS 1.0 to Sailfish OS 2.0 it's time to introduce mce tools by Nokia. It's pretty easy to install Linux terminal on Jolla, and with mce tools you can tune up your user experience.

Friday 11 September 2015

First impression on Sailfish OS

Guest post: Sailfish OS user experience by Janne Tamming

I start this topic introducing my experience with Jolla phone shortly. This will help you Review Jolla blog readers get better picture how I see things using Jolla phone daily, and how i see the brand new Sailfish OS ( Eineheminlampi) on it.

Thursday 10 September 2015

System update 1.1.9 Eineheminlampi available for test users

Release notes: Sailfish OS Eineheminlampi (Early access release) for Jolla phone and Tablet

This Sailfish OS system update is the first official release introducing the user interface of Sailfish OS 2.0, released to the users signed into the Early Access program. The Early Access group is testing the 1.1.9 release before it's shared for everybody.

Monday 7 September 2015

Jolla Phone and Koor Wood skins

DIY project - Sleep Catcher case, and few other options for Jolla Phone

My wife saw Koor Wood skins for smartphones and she couldn't resist them. Luckily, this manufacturer has notified Jolla Phone as well. But still, she wanted to have a full case too to keep her Jolla safe, so we ended up with this DIY project. Looking forward to see what else Jolla fans might come up with these skins.

Thursday 3 September 2015

Test: compatible batteries for Jolla Phone

New official Jolla battery vs 2 new "compatible" batteries

and 2 used ones to add to the comparison. This post does not only share my test results, but hopefully also guides you in the sail for compatible spare battery for Jolla Phone. Unfortunately I didn't run into one 100% compatible yet - but on the other hand, even a new official Jolla battery failed on one test. There are also related safety issues, so please read before starting your own tests.

Wednesday 2 September 2015

Jolla Tablet - latest features, minor delay

Hall Sensor (video), better USB port, and 4th display delay

Marko Saukko at Jolla shares another interesting update on the crowdfunded Sailfish OS Jolla Tablet, shipping soon.

There's been a new delay in the manufacturing, but Jolla is still promising shipping soon, and introduces the latest changes on the hardware. On the software side, one of the new features is still missing on 1.1.9