Ubuntu for Phones may not quite have turn-by-turn navigation smarts on hand, but it does boast some real-time traffic data thanks to a partnership with INRIX.
You can expect to see a number of "unboxing videos" for the Bq Ubuntu Phone appear online in the coming days, as those gifted handsets at the Feb 6 event take to the 'tubes to share their thoughts.
So, there we have it. After all the waiting, griping and pining we're now only days away from the first Ubuntu Phone going on sale in Europe, courtesy of Spain-based Bq.
It's hard to believe that in just a few short weeks the first Ubuntu Phone goes on sale, manufactured by Bq Readers. It feels like it's taken ages to get to this point, but at the same time no time at all.
Meizu is reportedly planning to unveil new smartphones in the next few weeks, and there's a suggestion at least one could be Ubuntu powered.
Spotify fans worried about buying an Ubuntu Phone next month can relax, as a standout third-party client is updated to fill the gap.
The first Ubuntu Phone will go on sale in Europe in the second week of February.
China's youth developer community is invited to participate in the 'Ubuntu Developer Innovation Contest' with the chance to win 70,000RMB cash.
A Finnish tech startup founded by an ex-Nokia manager is hoping to put Ubuntu and Sailfish at the forefront of the modular smartphone race.
Chinese phone maker Meizu has today confirmed that a 'strategic agreement' has been signed with Canonical, for…well, that they're not saying.
Few of us, save the most optimistic, were expecting today's media event from Bq Readers to yield news of the first Ubuntu Phone.
BQ Readers, one of two companies who plan to ship mobile handsets powered by Ubuntu for Phones, is holding a mystery media event next week, November 25, 2014, to announce three new products.