Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about our coverage of Jolla’s first smartphone, and what we should expect from it in the weeks to come. We later talk about Samsung’s plans for Tizen, which are closer than you might think. Then we cover some positive news on the wooden Moto X, aside from a new Moto Maker strategy in January. Then we cover Nokia’s plans for future Lumia smartphones, aside from the Black update to the Lumia 1020. We end today’s show talking about the CyanogenMod expansion to greener pastures.
All this and more after the [...]
Jolla unveiled their first phone this week, together with “the other half”, which brings an interesting concept to the mobile world. HTC’s executives are leaving the company which makes us wonder whether this is a good or a bad things. Samsung officially sold 10 million Galaxy S 4 units through its global channels and unofficial sources talk about 5 million HTC One devices being sold. All this in a context in which Microsoft downgrades its YouTube app for Windows Phone in order to comply with Google’s requirements.
Remember Jolla, the upcoming cool smartphone platform? If not, you can read an exclusive Pocketnow interview here and see our detailed hands-on with the Jolla Sailfish operating system from MWC. Back in Barcelona there was nothing we could tell you regarding an approximate date for hardware but it appears that it is getting closer.
May 20 appears to be the date at which Jolla — a company and software maker built by ex-Nokia employees who loved MeeGo — will make an official announcement. The video teaser below hints that there are only four days left to go until [...]