Sailfish OS EA3 For The Google Nexus 4 Adds The Jolla Store
Written by Michael Larabel in Google on 23 June 2014 at 05:28 PM EDT. 7 Comments
The third "early adopter" release of Jolla's Sailfish OS platform is now available for Google's Nexus 4 "Mako" smart-phone.

As actual Jolla hardware is still in short supply around the world, Jolla continues investing in their Sailfish for Android effort to port their interesting Linux-based MeeGo-derived platform to various Android devices. With today's Sailfish OS EA3 release for the Nexus 4 there's Jolla Store support and much more.

Running Sailfish OS on the Nexus 4 is dependent upon CyanogenMod 10.1.3 and this early adopter three release brings experimental Jolla Store support to the device for obtaining new Sailfish apps, changes to WLAN speed handling when the display is blanked, numerous fiixes, the dropping of a watermark, and other changes.

More details on this new development version of Sailfish OS for the Nexus 4 can be found via this XDA forum thread.
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