Small Platforms to Thrive in 2015
Dec31

Small Platforms to Thrive in 2015

Android's market dominance is like a runaway train that is unlikely to be caught, while Apple's with iOS operates differently to others, taking a big slice of the pie but more reliant on margins (it works). Then there’s Microsoft's Windows Phone, a platform that has done a good job but has really failed to make an impression on the big two. However, Android and iOS will have to make a little more room in the market in 2015 as smaller...

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Jolla’s Buttonless OS Sailfish is coming to Android Devices

Yesterday Nokia announced they released a launcher of Android devices and today Nokia's "offshoot" Jolla has released an Alpha version of their OS for Android devices. It's a Alpha test only and it's bound to be a little buggy; however the OS is buttonless, like the Nexus series, and is very cool. If you want to be part of the test you can get the instructions below to put it on your device. Send an email to [email protected]..

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Jolla says it’s ready to go global, plans to create Android launcher replicating Sailfish

Finnish smartphone maker Jolla says that it's ready to bring its Sailfish OS to more places across the globe. Previously loaded on phones sold in very limited quantities in Finland and other parts of Europe, Sailfish OS has now reached release 1.0 and is "ready for global distribution," according to Jolla, so the company has announced plans to launch in the following countries: Russia, India, and Hong Kong in the near future, and...

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Jolla Review and First Impressions

Not too long ago, Jolla launched its first smartphone onto the world stage after over a year of careful planning and crafting their device was finally ready.  I couldn't wait to try one out; fortunately I didn't have to wait long and got a test device directly from Jolla, the company built by former Nokia employees who didn't want to see MeeGo disappear from the face of the Earth. While I didn't enough time with it to do a full on...

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Video: Unboxing of the First Jolla Device

For a limited time, Finnish device maker Jolla has let me demo their first device ever, and she's a beauty!  The Jolla phone is the first smartphone to run the brand new, swipe based Sailfish operating system. With it's minimalist design and it's swappable "other half," I can tell you that the few days Jolla has let me borrow this device will seem too short to me.  Lets go over the specs: Weight: 141g 4.5 inch display 540 x 960 pixels...

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