Articles Filed Under Ubuntu Phone

INRIX Traffic Data Integrated into First Ubuntu Smartphone

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.

9 February 2015

First Ever Ubuntu Phone Unboxing Video Appears Online

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.

7 February 2015

Bq Ubuntu Phone Goes on Sale Next Week at €169, Meizu Device Coming Soon

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.

7 February 2015
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Why Scopes, Not Apps, Are Ubuntu Phone’s Secret Weapon

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.

14 January 2015
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Meizu To Announce Triple Boot Ubuntu Phone This Month?

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.

12 January 2015

Unofficial Spotify App for Ubuntu Phone Sees Big Update

Spotify fans worried about buying an Ubuntu Phone next month can relax, as a standout third-party client is updated to fill the gap.

2 January 2015

First Ubuntu Phone Will Launch In Europe This February

The first Ubuntu Phone will go on sale in Europe in the second week of February.

18 December 2014

Canonical, China Mobile Team Up for Ubuntu Phone ‘Innovation Contest’

China's youth developer community is invited to participate in the 'Ubuntu Developer Innovation Contest' with the chance to win 70,000RMB cash.

18 December 2014

This Modular Smartphone Wants to Offer Ubuntu, SailfishOS

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.

10 December 2014

Meizu, Canonical Sign ‘Strategic Agreement’ for Ubuntu Phone

Chinese phone maker Meizu has today confirmed that a 'strategic agreement' has been signed with Canonical, for…well, that they're not saying.

26 November 2014

The ‘Mystery’ Bq Event Went Big on Android, Silent on Ubuntu

Few of us, save the most optimistic, were expecting today's media event from Bq Readers to yield news of the first Ubuntu Phone.

25 November 2014
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Ubuntu Phone Partner ‘Bq’ Holding Mystery Press Event Next Week

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.

21 November 2014