Canonical has announced that only the Nexus 4 smartphone and Nexus 7 (2013) will continue to get official Ubuntu Touch support starting with February.
The Meizu MX3 has been spotted running Ubuntu Touch, although it’s not clear yet whether the phone will actually run Canonical’s OS. Read on for more details!
Mark Shuttleworth, the founder of Canonical, has revealed that the company has signed its first agreement to ship Ubuntu on high-end phones. The mobile version of the Linux-based OS will be offered on smartphones during 2014.
Looking to load up Ubuntu onto your Android device but waiting for a stable release? That day has come, though not without a few caveats.
The Indiegogo campaign for the Ubuntu Edge smartphone failed to raise its goal of $32 million. While the project won’t go ahead, the campaign succeeded in raising public awareness of Ubuntu Phone.
With six days left to raise another $22 million, the future is uncertain for Canonical’s Android and Ubuntu smartphone.
A new trademark filing by Canonical reveals the name “Ubuntu Edge.” Could this be the name of the first official Ubuntu-powered smartphone? Read on to learn more!
Canonical notes these carriers will have “access to early information about Ubuntu and device manufacturer plans to support the OS, as well as the opportunity to be a launch partner for Ubuntu on smartphones.” This still gives Canonical control of Ubuntu, but allows for carriers to relay their feedback directly to the source.
We take a shot at uncovering the potential benefits and disadvantages for Android users should a third major platform emerge in the mobile ecosystem.
In a blogspot, Mark Shuttleworth hit back at detractors who believe that Ubuntu should continue to be exclusive, because it was “hard.” Ubuntu (and Unity) is not just for the leet, he says. Do you agree?