01/08/2014, The folks at Canonical are working hard to bring Ubuntu to smartphones. They have already released a beta build of the firmware for supported Android devices, while the company is actively working to bring OEMs on board who will partner up to release Ubuntu OS powered smartphones. Canonical tried getting in on the manufacturing game itself with the crowdfunded Ubuntu Edge smartphone, however it wasn’t able to reach its $32 […]
02/20/2013, Canonical has just introduced a spanking new tablet model that will run on its hugely popular Linux-based Ubuntu operating system, where it will target the mid-range and high-end ARM and Intel-based tablet market. Most of the interface will be gesture-based, which is not too far from how the BlackBerry 10 platform relies on the outside edges of the display as well as bezel to initiate user actions. Canonical claims that […]
10/18/2012, This is good timing–as the computing world braces for the wide release of Windows 8 next week, the Linux evangalists at Canonical have released a new version of Ubuntu. The version is numbered 12.10, and in line with Ubuntu’s naming convention, it’s called Quantal Quetzal. For those wondering, yes, a Quetzal is a bird native to Mexico and central America.
02/21/2012, If you liked the concept of the Motorola Atrix’s docking feature which let you turn the smartphone into a mini-computer when plugged into a dock and an external display, you’re going to be excited at Canonical’s recent announcement. Canonical recently revealed Ubuntu for Android: a solution for bringing the desktop computing functionality to your Android smartphone. How it works is simple: when a device is undocked, it functions just like […]
01/09/2012, [CES 2012] While Google TV and Apple TV haven’t really been finding their way into the living room of consumers, there is still room in the market for an alternative smart TV platform. Could Canonical’s Ubuntu TV be the answer? Last year the company revealed its plans to break into the smart TV sector, and at CES this year it demonstrated Ubuntu TV for the very first time. Unlike Linux […]
10/31/2011, If you think Android, iOS, Windows Phone, MeeGo or even Symbian is not for you – there’s going to be an alternative for you in the future. Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu Linux recently mentioned in an interview with ZDNet that it will be announcing its plans to enter the mobile space at the Ubuntu Developer Summit this week in Orlando, Florida. While no specific details about the company’s plans […]
10/04/2010, Seems like even Ubuntu wants to get in on the Android fun as Canonical (the company behind Ubuntu) has launched Ubuntu One Music for Android, an app that allows the streaming and playback of any MP3 stored in your Ubuntu One account, not just the ones that were purchased through the associated music store. Of course, the downside is that the free Ubuntu One service only offers 2GB of storage, […]
04/06/2010, Word is out that the Ubuntu One cloud service will soon be getting support for mobile contact synchronization, and it’s a feature that will be available to users who are paying for the higher tier of the Ubuntu One service. The mobile synchronization will be powered by Funambol, a mobile push synchronization platform, and will work on a wide range of devices that are supported by Funambol’s client software. Despite […]