Phone Scoop

printed April 24, 2014
See this page online at:
http://www.phonescoop.com/articles/article.php?a=13651

Home  ›  News  ›

Jolla Ready to Go Global, Preps Android Launcher

Article Comments  

Feb 21, 2014, 8:19 AM   by Eric M. Zeman

Jolla today announced that its Sailfish operating system and smartphone are ready to expand to more countries. The first Jolla smartphone has been available to most European countries since late 2013. Now Jolla is targeting more markets, including Russia, India, and Hong Kong. Jolla said the OS has been updated several times since its release last year, and a major update planned for March will add features and resolve performance issues. Specifically, the update will add extended landscape support, visual tweaks, camera functionalities, enhancements to the Jolla store, and general settings. Jolla plans to make available a version of the operating system that can run on certain Android devices. Jolla calls this the Sailfish OS experience, which will let Android users get a real taste of what Sailfish is all about. Jolla also plans to offer Android devices a launcher that mimics the top-layer user interface of Sailfish OS. The app will be available for download in the months ahead. Jolla also announced several new partnerships. It is working with F-Secure to improve the security of Sailfish, it is working with Tieto to make it easier for hardware makers to develop their own Sailfish devices, and it has partnered with Rovio for Angry Birds accessories for the Jolla smartphone.

more info at Jolla »

AD

Comments

Forum Options

This forum is closed.


Subject Author Date
No messages.
 
 
Page  1  of 1

This forum is closed.

Subscribe to Phone Scoop News with RSS Follow @phonescoop on Twitter Phone Scoop on Facebook Phone Scoop on Google+ Subscribe to Phone Scoop on YouTube Follow on Instagram

 

All content Copyright 2001-2014 Phone Factor, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
Content on this site may not be copied or republished without formal permission.
1