“Overall, there definitely has been increased interest towards as a mobile OS platform in different parts of the world, partly triggered by the on-going political activity in many locations. We have also had clearly more discussions with e.g. Chinese device manufacturers, and Jolla has also recently started new corporate and governmental customer projects in Europe.” - co-founder and CEO Sami Pienimäki

I've been running #SailfishOS - an alternative mobile #Linux OS - on a new #XperiaXA2 for several weeks and am very pleased with it. Can definitely be used as a daily driver and the XA2 battery lasts for days. Support an alternative to #Android and #iOS. #privacy #controlyourdata #jolla sailfishos.org

published new installers and repositories of the Sailfish SDK. This SDK release is called 2.1 and among other changes it enables development for release 3.0.3.

- Release notes: together.jolla.com/question/20

3.0.3 Hossa is Now Available

released Sailfish OS 3.0.3 to all supported devices (Jolla devices, Xperia X/XA2, Gemini PDA).

"Hossa is primarily a technical software release that brings many under the hood upgrades, such as the long-awaited updates for C-library (glibc), compiler toolchain (gcc), browser engine, as well as the integrated Near Field Communication (NFC) framework.

- Jolla Blog about the update: blog.jolla.com/hossa/
- Release Notes: together.jolla.com/question/20

"Remember, with great power comes great responsibility." Enjoy the freedom provides, but don't use root privileges unless you know what you're doing.

So, I just ordered an Xperia XA2. As soon as I get everything with my carrier set up I'm installing @sailfishosnews on it. Can't wait. It'll be nice to have a phone OS that has a native terminal built in.

3.0.3 Hossa Early Access (EA) Release

released version 3.0.3 to Early Access testers (Jolla devices, Xperia X and XA2). 3.0.3 Hossa includes many system component updates, security vulnerability fixes and stability improvements. The update also fixes several reported issues on XA2 devices.
The most notable feature for Sailfish users is the web browser engine (Gecko) upgrade.

- Release notes: together.jolla.com/question/20
- Detailed changelog: together.jolla.com/question/20

Oulanka Update Released

Release highlights:
- many fixed issues which were reported on together.jolla.com
- new Top Menu switch for silencing ringtones
- improved power management with battery saving mode
- improved connectivity in terms of global proxy and firewall, as well as WLAN and Bluetooth network scan optimizations
- added features to the corporate API
- several fixes for Beta on the

Blog: blog.jolla.com/oulanka/

Sailfish OS News Roundup

Beta for Accione P, Official release for the and a new Sailfish OS early access release - A busy few months for and its partners in the world of Sailfish OS. Read this news roundup about the latest dealings around Sailfish OS.

"The other smartphone business:
How Jolla's ecosystem builders are charting a course to profitability in the shadow of Android"
Great article about 's b2b licensing strategy by @Techcrunch: techcrunch.com/2019/03/09/the-

A preview of mobile Enterprise Content Management (ECM) on for business users by Digital Design (digdes.com). The app incorporates technologies that enable the management of business-relevant documents and content.

The optional Android application support on for the Sony variants includes major architectural changes, and upgrades the support from Android 4.4.4 to Android 8.1, significantly improving the Android app compatibility.

Release notes: together.jolla.com/question/19

Releases Sailfish X Beta for the Xperia XA2

The beta is now available for all variants and will cost 29,90€ for the time being. In addition to the free Sailfish OS images, the package includes predictive text input, MS Exchange support and an initial beta release for the Android app support.

- Release Notes: together.jolla.com/question/19
- Blog Post: blog.jolla.com/sailfish-x-beta
- Jolla Shop: shop.jolla.com/

Despite being an older app, Defender ist still a great guard for which offers up-to-date ads and tracker block lists from various sources to choose from.

Despite being an older app, Defender ist still a great guard for which offers up-to-date ads and tracker block lists from various sources.

SDK update 1.24 is available and among other changes, it enables development for Sailfish OS release 3.0.1.

- Release notes and installer: sailfishos.org/wiki/Applicatio
(via @flypigahoy on Twitter)

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