Articles Tagged tablet

New Ubuntu Tablet: Everything You Need to Know (Updated)

Excited by news of the first Ubuntu tablet and convergence device? Us too. We answer some your burning questions, including price, specs and release date.

4 February 2016

New Ubuntu Tablet: Photo Gallery

See the new Ubuntu tablet up close, and get a closer look at the Unity 8 desktop in convergence mode.

4 February 2016

Meet The World’s First Ubuntu Tablet (That Is Also a Desktop PC)

And Canonical say it will #reinvent personal mobile computing

4 February 2016

Dell’s New Hybrid Laptops Will Offer Ubuntu Preinstalled

Dell is to offer Ubuntu on its latest batch of '2-in-1' Inspiron laptops, marking the first time the OS has been sold on a mainstream hybrid device.

3 June 2014

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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€200 KDE Tablet to Ship May; Pre-Orders Open Next Week

Further details on the recently-announced KDE Plasma Active tablet ‘Spark’ have been made available by the project’s lead Aaron Seigos. Online pre-orders for the 200 device will be open ‘early next week’ with a view […]

2 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
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Ubuntu Tablet to Compete with Android, iOS

An Ubuntu tablet will ‘battle’ against Android and iOS Canonical’s CEO Jane Silber has said. And although Ubuntu isn’t running on tablets yet she told Techworld‘s Paul Krill that ‘announcements in that area‘ are to be made later […]

11 January 2012

Ekoore announce two new tablets running Ubuntu 11.04

Little-known Italian hardware manufacturer Ekoore have announced two new tablet computers running Ubuntu 11.04, and a third running Android. Apparently named after programming languages, the Ekoore Perl has an 11.6" 1366 x 768 screen, and the Python has a 10" screen. The former measures in at 0.55" thick and the latter at 0.62" making for a fairly comfortable - although slightly bulky - size. For comparison, the Apple iPad 2 is 0.34" thick. As for the guts inside, the tablets appear to be little more than a stripped down netbook. Make the jump for more details and pricing.

29 June 2011

10" Ubuntu Tablet gets priced, spec’d and demoed

It’s hard to keep up with the slew of identikit Ubuntu tablets slipping out on to the Chinese market, but at least this one has some new information for us to digest.. The ‘TENQ P07’ […]

30 January 2011

Another Ubuntu-powered tablet appears

GizChina have posted news of another new (albeit dual-booting) Ubuntu tablet. The tablet boasts a dual-core 1.6Ghz Atom CPU, 1GB Ram, a 16Gb SSD hard-drive and a 9.7″ screen, all tucked up inside an iPad-esque […]

21 January 2011
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Gentouch tablet dual boots Android and Ubuntu for $369

If I said consumers were likely to over-dose on tablets this year it might sound tasteless. But with this years CES (Consumer Electronics Show) literally shoving them down users throats every-which-way, 2011 could be the […]

12 January 2011