Articles Tagged multidevice

Ubuntu Touch Developer Preview Released, Available for Nexus Devices

Though not a complete, finished version of Ubuntu's new 'convergent' interface, the preview offers developers and enthusiasts alike the chance to go hands-on with the most talked about interface change in Ubuntu's history.

21 February 2013

Ubuntu Tablet Unveiled By Canonical

Confirming the expected, Canonical have unveiled a new 'tablet' face for Ubuntu as part of their focus on convergence across devices.

19 February 2013
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Ubuntu Phone OS Unveiled by Canonical

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.

2 January 2013
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Canonical Hunting for New ‘Head of Apps Design’

A new job listing from Canonical once again reinforces the 'design first' philosophy shaping the Ubuntu experience. In a newly posted role for a 'Head of Apps Design', Canonical are seeking a capable designer capable of 'delivering high-quality, value-adding, and unique apps for the Ubuntu platform' that '...address key user needs and serve as a vehicle to demonstrate Ubuntu's values.' Exciting stuff.

6 December 2012

Ubuntu Nexus 7 Installer App Released to Devs

Google's Nexus 7 tablet is, as Mark Shuttleworth revealed last week, to be Ubuntu's 'reference' device on which the 'core' of Ubuntu will be tweaked. By 'viewing Ubuntu through a mobile lens' developers will be address CPU, RAM and power usage issues, making them better. The net result is that all devices - tablet, desktop or TV, will benefit.

26 October 2012
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‘Ubuntu For Android’ Demoed on Video at FISL

I've said it before and I'll say it again: I never tire of seeing Ubuntu for Android in action. Lucky for me then that a new video of this very thing has surfaced online.

2 August 2012
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Will the Ubuntu Phone OS Look This Good?

News on the fabled Ubuntu Phone is scant on the ground, so users are using their creativity to imagine how it might look.

12 July 2012
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Ubuntu for Android Gets Shown Off At Mobile World Congress

Canonical are over at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week to schmooze, show off and shore up support for their stunning (no hyperbole needed) Ubuntu for Android feature. AndroidCentral's Phil Nickinson is over in Barcelona to attend the MWC and, in Hall 7, got to lay his hands on the technology. Video and reaction tucked inside.

27 February 2012
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Watch Ubuntu for Android in Action

Canonical's newly announced 'Ubuntu for Android' technology has made a lot of people very excited. But words and pictures can only relay so much about how the device, which is still a prototype, works. Can you run Android apps on thedesktop? How flawless is the Ubuntu experience? How do I connect to the mobiles 3G via Ubuntu? All of those questions and more are answered in the following 3 minute and 57 second long walkthrough of Ubuntu for Android...

21 February 2012
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Meet Ubuntu for Android: The Next Step in Ubuntu’s Multi-Device Plan

Meet 'Ubuntu for Android' - a side-by-side pairing of the Android and Ubuntu OSes on a single phone, the latest part of Canonical's 'multi-device' future for Ubuntu.

21 February 2012
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‘We’re Going to Be Building Awesome Things’ – Canonical’s Will Cooke

Ubuntu TV captured the attention and imaginations of the technology press after its reveal at CES 2012. And rightly so. The demo of Ubuntu TV shown off at the event proved that not only are […]

6 February 2012
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This Ubuntu Tablet Design Could Almost Pass As Real

Drip, drip, drip. That was the sound my drool made as it hit the ground when I opened my inbox this morning and found this slick Ubuntu Tablet Concept by Deviant Art user spiceofdesign staring back at me.

29 January 2012