Hello Jolla Enthusiasts. As you may know, Sailfish OS has been updated again, reaching version 18.104.22.168. Among others, it comes with a series of bug fixes, improvements and a bunch of new features, including:
- one way sync between Google Calendar and Jolla
- a more advanced recovery mode
- camera support in Android app
- support for update and uninstall via the Yandex Store
- camera support for all 4 orientation
- better switching from rear to front camera
- static IP settings bug fixed
- support for retry when inserted a wrong WLAN password
- the LED indicators for Facebook and Twitter have been removed
- support for adjusting calls before the outgoing call is answered
Most probably, an update notification will pop up. If not, you can perform a manual check / update. Open Settings app, go to System Settings -> About Product, select Check for update from the pulley menu and follow the instructions carefully. For more information, see the mailing lists.
For those who don’t know yet, Jolla is a project developed by former Nokia employees. The first Jolla smartphone is running on Sailfish OS, a modified Megoo Linux system, which is Android compatible, uses Wayland as the default display server , uses Nokia N9′s Maliit touchscreen keyboard and comes with interchangeable covers, allowing the users to easily switch them, in order to change the color/model of the phone and comes with impressive hardware specifications. Apps can be installed via the Jolla Store, which will provide both Jolla and Android apps, or via F-Droid, Yandex Store, Amazon App Store, Aptoide and 1Mobile Android Market.
Also, some Jolla developers posted on Twitter a photo of the Google Nexus 7 tablet running on Sailfish OS, saying that Sailfish OS will be also ported on tablets, in 2014. Until now, Sailfish OS has been successfully installed on the Nokia smartphones that have been initially released with Meego: Nokia N9 and Nokia N950 and would work for sure on Neo900, a Nokia N900-like smartphone.