We all know that the Nokia N9 would have been a great phone had it not been that Nokia pulled the plug on Meego. But instead of whining, devs/hackers have resorted to porting other OS on the great phone with the latest one being Jelly bean.
But all is not lost if youâ€™re a Meego fan because the intelligent minds behind the betrayed OS is now operating under the name Jolla (or Jolla Mobile) and plans of releasing a smartphone running on their home brew OS (which also goes by the same name) is well on its way. And if weâ€™re fortunate enough we may see their first brainchild before the year ends.
In the meantime however, we may have to be content with porting Android on our beloved Nokia N9. In the past Iâ€™ve seen N9s running on dual boot ICS and Meego and to be honest the device was able to handle it quite well. With the recent release of the Jelly bean, hackers wouldnâ€™t want to miss out on the buttery fun of the Android 4.1. Here’s a short video demo of a Nokia N9 ported with Jellybean:
Not much is known about the bright individual (or group) behind this hack or how to install/port it on the Nokia N9 as of the time of writing, but kudos to them whoever and wherever they are. Regarding the hack, according to our source everything seems to be working except for the cellular connectivity.
Given that this seems to be their first take on porting Jelly bean on N9, they did a heck of a job on their first attempt and maybe in the future releases the cellular connectivity will be fixed and tutorials will be available.