Submit A Tip Alternative Tip Form

Updates Arrive for Ubuntu One Android App

Recent updates to the Ubuntu One Files application for Android have added some welcome features.

You can now sign up for an Ubuntu One account within the application itself. Prior to this one had to use the Ubuntu One website.

Prior to the sign-up a short introduction of Ubuntu One’s features is shown. This intro is heavy on the (splendid) graphics and concise on the text, so it’s prompt, to the point and not an annoyance like some ‘introductions’ are. Sadly it looks a little bit rubbish on a tablet: -

Elsewhere issues with the apps’ handy automatic photo uploading feature have been fixed, as ‘notification overload’.

Talking of which Honeycomb users will appreciate the native notification styling introduced in this update: -

Ubuntu One Files for Android is a free download and can be found on the Android Market.