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asked 2018-05-20 00:07:15 +0300

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Hello Sailors

the asteroid has shortly announced the first release of asteroid OS v1.0.

Sound great the using of asteroid os in cooperation with sfos ...


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Absolutely in if SFOS is applied and installed in this smartwatch. :) :) :)

N9Sailfish ( 2018-05-20 10:04:32 +0300 )edit

Real men wear quality analog wristwatches. I'd never dream of getting one of these useless "smartwatches", but in the alternate universe where I did, AsteroidOS would be what I installed on it.

bocephus ( 2018-05-20 11:02:40 +0300 )edit

we need native SFOS client!

remote ( 2018-05-20 12:29:45 +0300 )edit

@remote YES!

cemoi71 ( 2018-05-20 14:19:12 +0300 )edit

We should give both votes plus pressure towards Jolla with the smart watch issue. Otherwise they won't react with this.

N9Sailfish ( 2018-05-20 21:52:36 +0300 )edit

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answered 2018-05-21 15:56:10 +0300

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cooperation with sfos ...

Well, there already is an official answer on asteroid.org regarding Starfish, the sfos client in development.

An official synchronization app for SailfishOS named Starfish has been written using libasteroid. However it is not in a usable state yet due to technical limitations in the current Bluetooth Low Energy stack of SailfishOS. This app requires security features of Bluetooth Low Energy that only work with a kernel patched with a backported Bluetooth subsystem. For this reason, the development of Starfish is now on hold. Jolla has been contacted about that issue. However, at this point, it is still unclear if and when Jolla will patch the Bluetooth Low Energy stack of their phone operating system. There is then no way to predict if/when Starfish will work for everyone.

So let us cross fingers Jolla will find time to improve BLE

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Well ... Next autumn we will have Sailfish 3 with LE Bluetooth. So the clock is ticking for the smart watches plus other wearables, too, imho.:) :) The market value for whole wearables are going to reach 200 millions USD very soon. Why Jolla won' t take it's piece of it. I have hoped and waited for this to happen for many years now. I am ready with my Sony X with Saifish (3) sooner or later. Why Jolla is not going to make market study, who of us all would surely buy SFOS smart watch? Go Jolla go.

N9Sailfish ( 2018-05-21 16:45:18 +0300 )edit

Also, for info, i'll like here to my BLE thread, where i have written a wrapper for the bluez dbus api for use on sfos. https://together.jolla.com/question/183722/ble-gattgap-server-in-bluez5-not-working-as-expected/https://github.com/piggz/qble PRs accepted ;)

pigg ( 2018-05-21 21:13:14 +0300 )edit

real man use the pony express or smoke signals, not any kind if modern device. oh boy. the amount of crap on tjc is growing and growing. options are always good.

kaktux ( 2018-05-22 00:38:24 +0300 )edit

answered 2018-06-03 08:11:39 +0300

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updated 2018-06-03 17:41:47 +0300

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Just would like to say that we are not giving up. Please came along all who likes that the case of the SFOS smart watch should be solved in a way or other. Without smart watch and other wearable accessories, our beloved SFOS phones are just only smart phones with amazing UI. Because Jolla allready has used Asteroid while the demonstrating of the SFOS smart watch (2016), it's very strange that nothing concrete or realistics has happened. Sailfish 3 should enable something especiall working product for us all. Jolla, do not give up. We are ready, steady , go!

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Personally i would like to have the image for LG Urban as showcased in 2016. Why cant Jolla sell that one or make it available for community members as BETA?

I bet there is enough people to test / maintain / use it.

hewi ( 2018-10-02 08:26:11 +0300 )edit

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N9Sailfish ( 2018-10-08 07:48:55 +0300 )edit

Hi guys!

SFOS 3 has been released.. any news on this topic?

Damn the Demo did look AMAZING!

Fede_ ( 2019-02-18 19:28:50 +0300 )edit

answered 2018-11-15 13:46:11 +0300

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How can I install the synchronization app for SailfishOS named Starfish?

I can't find it in Warehouse.

My Smartwatch flashed perfectly with AsteroidOS :)

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starfish is unfinished and on hold due to an authentication problem with BLE on Sailfish side sadly. Cross your fingers that things will move forward with later SFOS3 updates.

mosen ( 2018-11-25 16:59:01 +0300 )edit

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