Republic Wireless customers on Linux can send and receive texts from their desktop, as the innovative network has made its 'Anywhere' app available on Linux.
An Ubuntu-powered phone has been unveiled by Mark Shuttleworth in London, today. Calling the product launch a "significant next step in our history", Shuttleworth demoed the device and spoke of Canonical's plans for taking the device to an already saturated mobile market. And the interface of the OS is, possibly more than the brand-name behind it, going to drive adoption.
Mobile phones using Firefox OS will be available to buy early next year, Mozilla have today announced. Network carriers supporting the first batch of mobile phones in 2013 will include Sprint, Deutsche Telekom, Etisalat, Smart, Telecom Italia, Telefónica and Telenor.