Yesterday, an interesting email rolled out to Jolla owners.
The subject said:
Jolla’s Sailfish OS keeps getting better
Which is totally a true fact. Why? Well it has been 5 months since release and we had 5 updates covering us, stabilizing the OS and adding new features.
The email contained some of the improvements of Sailfish update #5 and it literally hinted on the next update in which we will see:
So – what next?
We have lots of great plans for our upcoming software releases, many of which have been requested by our active community at together.jolla.com. Among the main new features to be introduced are 4G LTE support in selected countries including Finland, two-way sync possibility for Google contacts, and calDAV support for different calendar services.
More info about these will follow soon, stay tuned!
So there, the long awaited CalDAV support and Google contacts 2 way sync are on the way which is very important in case you needed a factory reset and you weren’t using an exchange service, this whill help you out keeping your contacts alive!
Now many were saying that update 5 brought us MMS? So what? Are we back in the year 2000?
Well come on people! take a look at this:
iOS did not support mms until version 3.0, 2 years after 1.0 release. Well done #jolla! 5 months!
— ljp (@ljerryp) April 12, 2014
I know! It is a long way since iPhone OS which later changed ti iOS, but give the poor guys some time to mature up the OS!
In other official news:
The next update is going to be a little bit delayed due to the summer holidays and, let’s face it, Sailors need a bit of rest don’t they? So it is going to be delayed, and we are not sure until when. So stay tuned for more official announcements regarding that matter:
We have been working with utmost dedication and passion to provide better software every month to our dear users. As a small step to de-stress our R&D team, we have decided to slow down a bit during this summer and delay one update release. More information on the exact schedule will be shared when we have worked out the details.
On a lighter note,
JB#1342 kontio keeps missing with his thumb. [Started Work] test bed established.
They are only humans! They have the right to rest as well. Till now, update #5 brought us a much more stable platform with much longer battery life AND new features. What else would we need till next month? Well, we would need Sailors to take some rest, take it slowly and give us the contacts sync and CalDAV when their rest is complete!
Keep on Sailing.