Hello Jolla Enthusiasts. BBM, Blackberry’s messaging service has been successfully installed on Sailfish OS, running 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:
- How to install 1Mobile Android Market on Jolla
- Jonni Rainisto has created a DIY wireless charger kit for Jolla
- A special Ubiboot version for Sailfish OS has been released
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.