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Tough times for Jolla

  There was some very tough news for independent mobile company Jolla today, makers of the Sailfish OS, and of the Jolla Phone and Jolla Tablet. A round of financing which was supposed to occur in...
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Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition – First Impressions

Guest post by Bob Summerwill. Bob Summerwill is the CEO of doublethinkco, a Canadian company building independent technology for the emerging sharing economy.  Ethereum is central to that vision, with the various mobile GNU/Linux distros...
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Reserve a OnePlus 2 ahead of the phone’s July 27th launch

  The official unveil of the OnePlus 2 smartphone is scheduled for July 27th, with confirmation of all its specifications, cost, shipping etc. One Plus have traditionally used an Invite system to purchase their Smartphones...
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Plasma Mobile Announced, a Free Open Linux Mobile Platform

  Today, KDE have announced the Plasma Mobile Linux based Operating System (OS), that runs on Kubuntu, a variant of Canonical’s Ubuntu OS. The User Interface is Plasma Phone and is capable of running Plasma...
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Firefox OS Alcatel Kilf Smartphone comes to Kenya courtesy of Orange

  So your in Kenya and want some Open Source goodness? Well the Alcatel Firefox Smartphone is now available for 3,9999 KSH, which includes 2GB FREE data spread over 4 months. Living up to Mozilla's...
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Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition on Sale, but you need an Invite

  The Meizu MX4 Ubuntu phone, with its eight-cores, has finally gone on sale this Thursday, June 25 from Meizu’s online store. The handset will only be available for European countries for €299 (excluding shipping),...
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Tizen – The Emperor has no clothes

This is a guest post by Bob Summerwill, the owner of Kitsilano Software, a Vancouver, BC based software development company focused on GNU/Linux mobile platforms (Originally posted as an e-mail to the Tizen General mailing...
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Sailfish OS 1.1.7 expected features #Jolla

  According to an email from Soumya Bijjal on Sailfish OS developer mailing list, version 1.1.7 of the sailfish OS has certain expected features that are listed below: Sailfish OS 1.1.7 Toolchain upgrade to GCC4.8 Pulseaudio upgrade...
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Aquaris E5 HD Ubuntu Edition Available to Order now

  We previously reported on the Aquaris E5 HD Ubuntu Edition being available to pre-order but now the fateful day has come that it is currently on-sale and you can grab one for a little...
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Spotify for the Sailfish OS Spotted in the wild

  We have previously seen Photofunia running on the Sailfish OS, and now there is another big app that has been seen running in the wild, Spotify the music streaming service. According to Bob Jelica...
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BlackBerry may release an Android handset, yes you read that right

  BlackBerry is looking like releasing an upcoming handset with Google Android OS as a distinct move away from its own Blackberry 10 that is based on the Nucleus closed sourced OS, and what was...
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Twitter Removing the 140 character limit from Direct Messages

  Twitter users can look forward to one small but also massive improvement in July. The 140 character limit will be removed from Direct Messages (DM). Personally this has always been a gripe of mine...
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[Picture] First Jolla user receives The Other Half Keyboard #TOHKBD

  Ladies and Gentleman, it looks like that below is the first tweet by someone that has received the Jolla Other Half Keyboard #TOHKBD. Jolla user Jarno Selänpää (@jarnose) was first out of the gate...
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Aquaris E5 HD Ubuntu Edition Available for Pre-Order Now, Shipping 22 June.

  The Aquaris E5 HD Ubuntu Edition is currently on-sale and is ready to pre-order from the BQ Store for a little under €200 Euro. Before you run over to the website to buy buy...