Updating my Jolla phone for the last time - they stopped making software updates after 7 years of support. I thought the battery was dead but it woke up in charger. Sailfish is still the best mobile OS i have used, far ahead of Android and iOS.

@PestToast they were Gemini PDA and now Cosmo Communicator which I currently use. Would not recommend due to quality problems unfortunately. Not sure what will be the next.

@cos I was gonna get a gemini, but yea, I heard about the quality issues. I really miss having a physical keyboard. Currently waiting on a pinephone so I can try 3d printing one (people better than me have been working hard on this)


@jameshjacksonjr @PestToast Thanks, good to have alternatives. There's also Astro Slide coming but I don't trust Planet Computers anymore after 2 failures.

@cos @PestToast I've used BlackBerrys sence the first one in 1995 that one and they have been reliable sence then 26 years of excellent devices and I've used em all 26 years.

@jameshjacksonjr @PestToast Never used a Blackberry (they weren't a thing in Finland) but had most of the Nokia Communicators. I worked at Nokia as student so never had to buy one with my own money :-)

@jameshjacksonjr @PestToast me too, N950 was also great but not released officially. It was 99% ready and then canceled.

@cos @PestToast now we have a new group of FOSS phones coming Librem 5 and pinephone

@jameshjacksonjr @PestToast they are interesting but no FOSS phone with keyboard available yet. I'm not going back to touchscreen typing. Add-on keyboards don't count. Also I'm afraid I need Android app support.

@cos @PestToast I ordered a Librem 5 waiting for it to be my turn to receive it my goal is to be Android free by end of this year be fully FOSS

@jameshjacksonjr @PestToast some proper Matrix client, navigation app like OSMAnd, Geocaching app, Tier / Lime scooter app, etc.. Those are difficult to replace on a FOSS phone unfortunately.

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