Hello Jolla Enthusiasts. As you may know, the Jolla developers have been invited at the Mobile Whttps://linuxg.net/wp-admin/post.php?post=24316&action=editorld Congress (MWC) 2014, where they have demoed two new “The Other Half” covers, announced the partnership with F-Secure, which provides the Jolla users access to the Younited cloud, in order to easily backup and share their on-device data, announced the release of Sailfish 1.0 which is the first stable version of Jolla’s OS and demoed Sailfish OS running on Google Nexus 4, Samsung Galaxy S3 and Xiaomi Mi2, among others. Also, the QWERTY Other Half Keyboard prototype for Jolla has been spotted.
Marc Dillon, the one of Jolla’s co-founders, has been interviewed at MWC 2014. To my mind, this is the most awesome interview of Marc Dillon.
Watch the video for yourself or read the highlights of the interview:
Highlights of the interview:
- A few things about Jolla and Nokia N9’s Meego
- Sailfish OS and Jolla’s unlike features: the multi-tasking interface, the other half cover concept – example: Angry Birds TOH and Makia Clothing TOH
- Jolla’s openness: being an independent and open-source OS, Jolla can find different partners to work in parallel with
- The native Sailfish OS apps are created in Qt and QML, so third party developers can easily contribute and create apps
- Sailfish OS will be available on Android devices, as we already knew
- According to Marc, Jolla is providing a high-end experience at a mid-tier price
- A little more information regarding the “The Other Half” covers