Blackberry’s BBM Messaging Service Demoed On Jolla’s First Smartphone

Hello Jolla Enthusiasts. BBM, Blackberry’s messaging service has been successfully installed on Sailfish OS, running on Jolla’s first smartphone.

Blackberry's BBM Messaging Service Demoed On Jolla's First Smartphone

A few months ago, BBM became available for Android and iOS, and now, the Android version of BBM has been demoed on Jolla, in the above video:

Jolla/Sailfish OS related news, from the last couple of days:

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.

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