Ubuntu for mobile has been a project that’s faced all sorts of troubles, ultimately leading many to believe that it would never come to fruition. But after several years, the first Ubuntu phone is ready to hit the market. The phone is a result of Canonical’s partnership with Meizu and BQ, and the ... Read More »
Ubuntu for Android was a great concept, and it was hard to believe it was possible. When using the device, you’d run Android. Once docked, you would experience the full Ubuntu OS on your mobile device. All it would take was a dock, display, keyboard and mouse. However, the project has been cancelled.
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Canonical, creators of Ubuntu and more specifically Ubuntu Touch, have some potentially upsetting news. While in the process of developing Ubuntu Touch, the team has decided to narrow down hardware support to better focus on the operating system itself. They have officially dropped support for the Nexus 7 2012, Nexus 10, and Galaxy Nexus.
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Canonical has offered developer previews of the smartphone flavor of Ubuntu since February 2013, but today the company released a new feature that makes it easier than ever for users to dip their toes in the mobile Ubuntu water. This new solution is the Ubuntu Dual Boot ... Read More »
Ubuntu Edge is the latest gadget to hit Indiegogo. Canonical’s plan for the Ubuntu Edge is to give users world class technology on a device that can dual-boot into Android and Ubuntu Mobile. Edge will feature a multi-core CPU with 4GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, 4.5in 1,280 x 720 HD display covered in sapphire crystal, ... Read More »
At a press event held in London last week, Canonical unveiled the next big thing for the Linux-based Ubuntu: a smartphone operating system. Demoed on a Samsung Galaxy Nexus, the operating system wasn’t complete, but early hands-on reports were positive. Today, it has been announced that the first installable download of Ubuntu Phone OS is ... Read More »
Mobile World Congress will have a plethora of Android goodness, but this one really calls our attention. We have been trying to find ways to replace the desktop computer experience with our phones. And if this is happening anytime soon, Canonical’s new revelation is what will make it happen. The Linux-based OS makers are ready ... Read More »