The first Ubuntu Phone will launch next month, but it's not the only new mobile upstart trying to bring new experiences to our pockets.
The very first Tizen-powered smartphone is to go on sale in Russia later this year.
Samsung is to preview a selection of new Tizen-powered devices later this month, just days before the 2014 Mobile World Congress kicks off.
"Samsung are making the first Ubuntu Phone!" screams the subject field of the latest e-mail to arrive in the OMG! tips inbox, "...and this is what it looks like!"
We all knew it wouldn't take long for eager developers to get the Ubuntu Touch Developer Preview up and running on non-Nexus hardware. Enter Ubuntu touch on the Samsung Galaxy S3...
Seeing the Ubuntu logo sailing alongside hundreds of Android App icons in a TV spot for Samsung's Galaxy S II was a strange, but not unwarranted, sight to begin with. But Uncle Sammy appear to have had a change of heart; a 'new' version of the same advert is running in India with one small difference: no more Ubuntu logo.
It's not often that a laptop fills a particular purpose gracefully, and Samsung's first laptop running Google's new Chrome OS does a pretty good job. However before you read on, you should first set your expectations. Laptops running Chrome OS, or Chromebooks as they've come to be known, aren't designed to replace your main laptop or desktop computer. They're not targeted at people who want to do everything and anything with a personal computer. They're specifically designed for certain tasks, and they handle these very well, but sometimes you'll be left wondering why obvious features are missing.
The Ubuntu logo can be clearly seen on screen in the latest promotional spot for Samsung's Galaxy S II Android phone.
Splashed on a Samsung Galaxy Tab but miss the familiar trappings (or should that be tappings :P ) of Ubuntu? Rejoice! Two users over on the XDA forums – which is a breeding ground for […]
Over the last few months we've seen plucky hackers porting Ubuntu to run on a slew of various devices - from iPod Touch to the Google Nexus One. Add the Samsung 'Vibrant' Android phone to this ever-burgeoning list thanks to jzero88 on the xda-developers forum, who has posted an easy-to-follow step-by-step guide for owners wishing to add some 'buntu love to their device.