'Jolla is another rising star in the tech world, having recently
expanded its smartphone sales into more countries across the globe.
Jolla's Sailfish OS is based on the Linux kernel, and considered by
many to be a direct successor to Nokia and Intel's MeeGo and the N9
mobile phone. Its software is based on the open-sourced components of
MeeGo. Now, the company is ready to start production of its first
tablet. They're crowdfunding it, and they blew past their $380,000
goal in about two hours.
The tablet has a 7.9-inch screen with a resolution of 2048 x 1536.
It's powered by a 1.8GHz 64-bit quad-core Intel processor, comes with
a 32GB of storage, an SD card slot, 2GB of RAM and a 5MP rear camera.
Judging by its size, we can see this will rival the iPad Mini the new
Nokia N1. While there aren't too many Sailfish-specific apps
available, as with the phone, Jolla's tablet will be compatible with
-- source: http://linux.slashdot.org/story/14/11/19/1343250
Peter Reutemann, Dept. of Computer Science, University of Waikato, NZ
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