Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Find: Jolla's Sailfish mobile OS thoroughly toured in new video

Jolla's Sailfish mobile OS thoroughly toured in new video

Sailfish

Back in November, Finnish startup Jolla publicly unveiled its Sailfish mobile operating system to the world. The OS is based on MeeGo, a platform Nokia created but quickly abandoned in favor of Windows Phone. But with Sailfish, Jolla — which itself employs several ex-Nokia staffers — is intent on carrying on the torch. And though we're still no closer to knowing when we'll see consumer devices running Sailfish on store shelves, Engadget has taken a lengthy look at where things stand today. In an eight-minute walkthrough video, you'll get a closer glimpse at many of Sailfish's unique interface choices that were briefly showcased two months ago. Overall the OS seems fluid and lightweight, though some app icons are in clear need of a...

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