Major update brings Jolla Sailfish OS from




Jolla Monday a new version of its operating system Sailfish made available. The update, called Vaarainjärvi contains several enhancements and new features. There can now text within Sailfish- and Android Apps are copied and pasted.

Since last year, his eponymous Jolla smartphone with Sailfish OS released, the company provides the software regularly with new features, such as 4G. With the tenth update Finns spend Monday in his own words again a slew of new features to the operating system.

Apart from copying and pasting text within Sailfish- and Android apps, the update includes a search function for the music. Furthermore Vaarainjärvi comes with the option to cancel incoming calls and alarms by turning the phone upside down. Finally, there are new views for the Lord navigation maps, such as satellite and night display.

Jolla also says that the Sailfish interface has been overhauled. One of the frequent criticisms of reviewers was that the one who was inconsistent. As demonstrated in the interface at the top apps different spheres which showed in which screen the user was watching. A light scoop gave an active screen, while dark globules were for the other.

“In some applications, the hierarchy was only so deep that we could not show the entire path. This caused inconsistency”, writes Jolla. Therefore, the company on both sides of the Sail Fish-screen has placed a scoop, which would explain the overview.

Finally, the Sailfish update should the operating system and associated applications react faster. Android Apps additionally responsive technical improvements, says Jolla, partly by adding the Wayland display driver. By memory improvements would also more Sailfish apps can run in parallel.

Sailfish OS is an operating system with a Linux kernel based on MeeGo Nokia. The operating system can handle Android apps and now runs only on smartphones, such as the eponymous Jolla . However, there is also a tablet with a customized version of the software available. Who appears halfway through next year.

The tenth update for Sailfish OS is by downloading directly. For software such 2GB free space is needed. A full list of changes is available in the release notes, says Jolla.


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