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Last edit: 26. May. 2022, 15:02h

Sailfish OS: Sony Xperia 10 III

At the moment, you are just too spoiled when it comes to smartphone hardware for open operating systems, because now the Sony Xperia 10 III is also available with official SailfishOS support. Official support means that you now also get the one-time paid variant with Alien Dalvik support (which means running Android/APK apps) as well as predictive text and Microsoft Exchange support from Jolla in addition to the free variant. Here, SFOS seems ...
Last edit: 23. Apr. 2022, 16:54h

Volla Phone 22: A multi-boot smartphone for free operating systems

This summer sees the release of a new, relatively well-equipped smartphone that is built on openness and intended for users who, for example, simply want to try out free operating systems and place a lot of value on privacy: The Volla Phone 22. This multi-boot capable smartphone (several operating systems can be swapped and installed on SD cards) offers among others the free Android based Volla OS, Ubuntu Touch and also SailfishOS as operating ...
Last edit: 06. Nov. 2021, 16:58h

Sailfish OS 4.3 (Suomenlinna): In the Early Access channel

. Soon comes the next update for Sailfish OS, which will have especially many bugfixes and a few smaller new features are also added. This YouTube video shows what is new and what has been fixed: YouTube video about SailfishOS 4.3 As always, the Early Access channel here means that only users who have officially signed up for the EA program (beta testing program) are getting this release right now. Typically, and if no major problems ...
Last edit: 17. Sep. 2021, 14:05h

Sailfish OS (Verla): Now available for all

. Starting today, the first update from 4.1 to 4.2 is available for all Sailfish OS users. Especially interesting for me is the predictive word preview, which is now also available for the Xperia 10 II besides many changes to the browser, bugfixes, etc. (previously due word preview was only available on older smartphone models with Sailfish OS or via community-developed keyboard models, don’t ask me why ;)). Interesting for me was how well ...
Last edit: 31. Aug. 2021, 23:56h

Sailfish OS 4.2 (Verla): New update available in "Early Access" channel

Just recently SailfishOS 4.2 has been made available in the "Early Access" channel and brings a whole bunch of different bug fixes, new features and security fixes. The "Early Access" channel is intended for slightly braver Sailfish OS users who want to try out the update about 1-2 weeks before it is issued to all other users. The full list of features, bug fixes and security improvements can be found here: Release notes Currently, ...
Last edit: 31. Aug. 2021, 23:05h

CovPass now also available without Google services for e.g. Sailfish OS with AD

One of the currently most important apps was unfortunately not yet readily available for Sailfish’s Android support, because it uses Google services. We are talking about CovPass. This has changed today because from today on CovPass is available without using Google services (which was unnecessary from the beginning it looks like) thanks to some open source developers also for smartphones without Google services. (besides SailfishOS based ...

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