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Ubuntu ‘Spyware’ Will Be Disabled In Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Unity's controversial online search feature is being disabled by default in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, due for release in April.

8 January 2016

Prizes Ahoy! Ubuntu Scope Showdown Kicks Off

SDK at the ready: Ubuntu has launched a new development competition for its mobile platform, with some swish prizes up for grabs for the winners.

6 November 2014

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite Introduces Ubuntu Unity-Style Search Feature

Amongst the multitude of changes shipping in Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite is a search feature that Ubuntu users will find vaguely familiar...

2 June 2014

Reddit Admin Flags Potential Unity Scope Privacy Issue

An alleged privacy leak with the Unity Reddit Scope in Ubuntu has been uncovered.

27 April 2014

Find Creative Commons Music Easily With The Jamendo Scope for Unity

Looking for some new Creative Commons music? Before you fire up your browser to search the Jamendo website you might want to try out the following new Unity Scope.

25 November 2013

Ubuntu 13.10 Released – But Is It An Essential Upgrade?

Ubuntu 13.10 brings a number of minor changes to the desktop - but are any of them essential? We review the latest release.

17 October 2013

Ubuntu 13.10 Tweaks Dash Click Behaviour

A recent design change to Unity Dash behaviour in Ubuntu 13.10 has been met with irritation by early testers.

16 June 2013

Good Ideas Catch On: Windows 8.1 Adds Unity-Style Search Feature

The next major update to Windows 8 will add a new search experience to the Windows 8 desktop - one that Ubuntu users will already be familiar with.

9 June 2013

Unity Smart Scopes Feature Arrives in Ubuntu 13.10

Unity's much-delayed, and much-heralded, Smart Scopes Service is preparing to land in the daily builds of Ubuntu 13.10.

7 June 2013

Enhanced Previews, Scope Toggles Added to Unity Testing PPA

It might not have been mature enough to ship in Ubuntu 13.04, but work on enhancing the "Smart Scopes Service" continues apace.

1 May 2013

Smart Scopes ‘Not Mature Enough’ to Ship in Ubuntu 13.04

Smart Scopes will not ship as part of the Ubuntu 13.04 desktop as originally planned.

29 March 2013

Raring’s Smart Scopes Service Arrival Delayed, Coming April 1st

Raring testers expecting to find Ubuntu's new 'Smart Scopes' feature landing on their desktops today (March 25th) will be disappointed - it's arrival has been pushed back to April 1st.

25 March 2013