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A year after announcing plans to license its OS to other manufacturers, Jolla has revealed that the first third-party device running Sailfish is now available, priced at just over $80.
After being brought back from the brink for the third time, Jolla has begun to accept refund requests for its tablet well over a year after the original campaign appeared on Indiegogo.
Canonical's CEO, Jane Silber, says that we should expect more hardware partners to ship Ubuntu phones and tablets later this year. Names of partner companies have not been disclosed yet.
It wasn't that long ago when an ex-Nokia team formed Jolla and gave many hope of a spiritual successor to MeeGo. Now, Jolla is facing turmoil, revealing its story about facing extinction.
Jolla will ship its last 540 Tablets next month, but "thousands" of other customers will be offered half of their refund this quarter, and the other half in 2017 - "financial situation permitting".
After clawing itself back from the brink of bankruptcy, Jolla has dropped a new bombshell by announcing that not all backers of its crowdfunded Jolla Tablet will actually receive the device.
Things looked bleak for Jolla last month, but the company has managed to secure new funding. However, it says it now plans to reduce costs by focusing its efforts on 'core development' of Sailfish OS.
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It looks like Jolla may be in a bit of trouble as it has announced plans to enter a debt restructuring program in Finland. If this wasn't enough, Jolla has also announced "temporary layoffs".
Almost two months after unveiling Sailfish OS 2.0, Jolla has released its 'early access' preview of the new OS, which features a refreshed UI, and a range of new features for phones and tablets.
Jolla's crowdfunded Tablet has a Bay Trail processor and promises "the best multitasking experience on the market", and it's now available to pre-order priced from €267 EUR - but supplies are limited.
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Jolla has unveiled Sailfish 2.0 with a "totally new and visually refreshed" UI and improved Android app performance, and Sailfish devices are on the way from Jolla's first hardware partner for the OS.
Currently, Jolla is a niche product. Although they have created two popular hardware products, it looks as though Jolla is looking to refocus its efforts on its software business.
The Russian government wants to reduce its dependence on foreign software, and has announced plans to develop its own smartphone operating system, based on the open-source Jolla Sailfish OS.
In just a few hours Jolla managed to blast past its $380k goal to bring a tablet to the masses that will seriously undercut the big players in the same market, now they want to add more features.
Jolla unveiled the impressive Jolla Tablet last week. Marc Dillon, COO and co-founder of Jolla also took the time to discuss the past, present, and future of Jolla at Slush 2014.
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Jolla, the company made up of mainly ex-Nokia folks, has unveiled its new tablet project today and an Indiegogo campaign to go alongside it. The tablet comes with decent specs and is priced at $189.
Jolla has unveiled a new teaser image that suggests the ex-Nokia team will announce a new device next week. Although details are scarce, the tagline could suggest a new phablet or tablet device.
Jolla phone owners get ready: a new accessory is making its debut. The new illuminated and magnetically attached keyboard will be available in the next day on Kickstarter.
The Jolla phone is now available in India - exclusively through Snapdeal.com - for Rs.16,499, offering a dual-core Snapdragon 400, 1GB RAM, 8MP camera and a 4.5-inch 960x540px display.
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The chairman of Jolla - formed by ex-Nokia employees, and which created the Jolla Phone and Sailfish OS - believes that his OS, not Windows Phone or BlackBerry, is "the third mobile operating system".
The Jolla smartphone created by ex-Nokia employees who worked on the Maemo/Meego operating system and the Nokia N9, will soon be launching in India through a local e-commerce partner.
Ex-Nokia team Jolla is introducing an Android launcher, days after their former employer did so too. Jolla Launcher will begin its alpha test next week and is looking for testers for the experience.
After launching in September at €399, Jolla has reduced the price of its Sailfish OS device to €349. The handset runs a Linux-based OS and is said to be the spiritual successor the Nokia N9.
An engineer from Jolla has tweeted to say that it is "unwise" to exchange an old Samsung for a new Nokia Lumia because "you may get Sailfish OS to it soonish".
The first Jolla smartphone is finally on the market. Jolla is created by a team of ex-Nokia engineers and the handset is running on Sailfish OS, a rebranded and upgraded version of Meego.
A team of ex-Nokia employees has created the Jolla, a new phone that runs Sailfish. This is a new and upgraded version of Nokia's Meego operating system which was abandoned in favor of Windows Phone.
Nokia may have abandoned MeeGo, but some of its former employees will launch a new MeeGo-based OS on a new handset next month. With over $270m in funding behind them, this could be just the beginning.
Jolla, the recent startup of former Nokia employees dedicated to revitalizing MeeGo, announced its first partnership today, a distribution deal with China's largest mobile phone retailer.
A team comprised of ex-Nokia members who worked on the MeeGo-based N9 smartphone have launched a new startup company, Jolla, that will develop a new mobile OS based on MeeGo.