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How Does Ubuntu TV Look in Action? Like This…

More information on the newly revealed Ubuntu TV has been made available online by Canonical. Alongside a new mini-site to promote the OS to device manufactures, a short video showing off the UI of the entertainment-orientated OS spin in action has been put online.

9 January 2012

Ubuntu TV Revealed at CES 2012

Ubuntu TV has been unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, after Jane Silber announced Canonical would have something to show last week. The interface will look very familiar for Unity users, as it appears to simply be an Ubuntu installation running with some custom Unity lenses for browsing movies, TV Shows, music, watching YouTube, and more.

9 January 2012

Trauma was Most Bought Ubuntu App in December

Adventure game 'Trauma' topped the list of Ubuntu's top selling paid apps in December. Last month's top selling Software Centre item - the critically acclaimed puzzle game Braid - drops two places to 3. Read on for the full top 10 paid apps, and top 10 free apps...

8 January 2012
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‘Ubuntu TV’ to be Revealed at CES

An Ubuntu-powered internet TV is Canonical's mystery 'Ubuntu Concept Design'. The prototype device will be shown off during next weeks Consumer Electronics Show.

7 January 2012
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Is ‘Ubuntu Concept Design’ a Unity Phone?

The rumour mill is cranking into overdrive as to what form Canonical’s ‘Ubuntu Concept Design’ CES reveal will take. But there may be a clue what it might be by looking at Canonical’s diary for […]

5 January 2012
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Canonical Seeking Designer for ‘Core Apps’, ‘HIG’

A recent job posting from Canonical appears to hint at Ubuntu’s continued commitment to first-class user experience. Some of the key ‘responsibilities’ listed in the opening make for interesting reading. They call for: – ‘…[a] […]

4 January 2012

Canonical to Reveal ‘Ubuntu Concept Design’ At CES 2012

Canonical will show off an 'exclusive Ubuntu concept design' at next weeks (10th - 13th January) Consumer Electronics Show (CES). And, tantalisingly, we've been told that the top secret design is 'so awesome' that 'it might just surprise a lot of people in the industry.' Just what could it be? We have a think...

3 January 2012
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Java To Be Removed from Ubuntu, Uninstalled from User Machines

Oracle's Sun Java JDK packages are to be removed from the Ubuntu partner repositories and disabled on users systems. Oracle, in retiring the 'Operating System Distributor License for Java', means Canonical no longer have permission to distribute the package. The change will affect Ubuntu 10.04 LTs, Ubuntu 10.10 and 11.04 users only.

18 December 2011
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PayPal Support to Land in the Ubuntu Software Centre ‘Before Xmas’

PayPal support is coming to the Ubuntu Software Centre later this month, Canonical's Stuart Metcalfe has announced.

8 December 2011
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Ubuntu Adds Extra Glow to Nokia’s Public Lumia 800 Event

Yesterday evening London’s iconic Millbank tower became the canvas upon which an awe inspiring light show took place. The 387 ft tall building was painted, warped and transformed by an array of lights and sound […]

29 November 2011
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Unity 3D Ported to OpenGL ES on ARM

The Ubuntu Developer Summit held earlier this month in California, US, was home to a wealth of discussion, demo and debate on all manners Ubuntu. Part of that extended to Linaro - the ARM-orientated software engineering company of which Canonical are a driving member - who showed off a port of Unity 3D running on an ARM Cortex-A9 Pandaboard using OpenGL ES - a "..subset of the OpenGL 3D graphics API designed for embedded systems such as mobile phones, PDAs, and video game consoles." And its potential is massive.

22 November 2011
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The Ubuntu Mouse: Do You Own One?

Canonical sell an Ubuntu-branded optical mouse in their online store - and i've can't decide whether or not to get one. My need? I can't stand the trackpad on my netbook. At all. It's small, overly responsive in places and not enough in others.

4 November 2011