Galaxy S3 Ubuntu installation possible, if you got the urge for some Linux

by 2 years ago

In case you haven’t heard this a million times so far, the Samsung Galaxy S3 comes with Android 4 Ice Cream Sandwich on board, on top of which you’ll find Samsung’s own user interface called TouchWiz 4.0. But that may not be enough for certain Android fans, especially those of you that would like to run Linux on this high-end device. Some Android developers found a way to install Ubuntu on the Galaxy S3, so if you’re not afraid to go through such procedures, which could void your warranty in the process and may lead to various annoyances, then you…

Motorola LapDock spotted running ICS on video, Ubuntu fans unimpressed

by 2 years ago

For a brief moment in time, Motorola was a force to be reckoned with, thanks to its Droid lineup. The company may not be in as good of a standing as it once was, but Motorola has introduced its fair share of memorable phones and accessories over the years, along with the duds and utterly forgettable ones. One particular device that got the public’s attention was the LapDock accessory, a notebook shell designed to harness the full power of your smartphone and offer a desktop-like computing experience. Since the LapDock doesn’t come with its own processor, memory, or internal storage, it…

Ubuntu on Android and How it Will Change the Landscape of Computing

by 2 years ago

Next week, at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Canonical will show the world Ubuntu on Android, its next move in the strategy to expand the reach of Ubuntu Linux across multiple devices. The Ubuntu on Android project aims to unleash the computing power of modern smartphones, by enabling them to act as fully-fledged PCs. Just think about it. Any Tegra 2 device has enough brainpower to compete successfully with older laptops. And the upcoming quad-core chips will put even more computing oomph right into your pocket. So why not take advantage of your Android device and use it as a…