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http://mashable.com/2012/12/02/here-comes-the-first-real-alternative-to-iphone-and-android/
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Jolla CEO Marc Dillon believes that both iOS and Android are boring technological dead-ends where innovation has gone to die. And if you cruise YouTube for the various hands-on videos demonstrating the Sailfish OS, you begin to get a sense of what he means. Visually, Sailfish doesn’t seem very radical, but the mechanics of how people interact with it are.

Sailfish is designed to acknowledge that most people use their phones for several things at once these days. The phone’s home screen can be filled with up to 9 concurrently running applications. (Contrast that with an iPhone, where, save for things like playing music, applications are paused when a user switches from one to another.) And they can all be controlled without even “opening” them. Rather, each “application cover&rdquo ;— which is a large rectangle on the phone’s home screen — has its own interface.
post #2 of 118
Meego? yea, it should have happened a while back. N9 anyone? I'm excited to see what Jolla can bring, Meego was incredibly intuitive, improving on that is only going to bring an even better user experience to us.
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Repost I believe. Either way I do support a new OS but this seems so minimalistic, which is where Windows Phone likes to trek, so how will this go?
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WP8. Is the true alternative.
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Seen a couple of videos on this, looks interesting.
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iOS and Android are boring technological dead-ends where innovation has gone to die

Ummm lmao they chose a pretty poor video to represent that "dead-end innovation," it doesn't look like anything very new that's out of this world...
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WP8. Is the true alternative.

Agreed. Loving my Lumia 920!

Anywho, "Jolla" seems like a mix between Android and Windows Phone. Not really seeing anything different other than the tiles look different than the WP live tiles.

I'll say it now..RIP Jolla
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Anyone who has used an N9 should be excited by this, and knows that this is definitely going to bring a better and more intuitive experience that what Windows Phone, iOS or Android can offer.
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Why does it just look like a Windows phone to me?
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So none of the OCN phone geeks have heard of Meego??????
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