If you manage to snag an Ubuntu Phone in one of the online flash sales due to take place from this week you'll no doubt be looking for something to keep your device protected.
Ubuntu for Phones may not quite have turn-by-turn navigation smarts on hand, but it does boast some real-time traffic data thanks to a partnership with INRIX.
So, there we have it. After all the waiting, griping and pining we're now only days away from the first Ubuntu Phone going on sale in Europe, courtesy of Spain-based Bq.
We've repeatedly heard that ‘big brand’ smartphone manufacturers are serious about shipping Ubuntu on smartphones. But why go with smaller players in the heated mobile space?
Mark Shuttleworth stoked the flames of expectation for Ubuntu on Phones last year with a single, simple phrase.
Geeksphone are 'in talks' with Canonical to bring Ubuntu Touch to its latest dual-core Intel-based 'Revolution' smartphone.
The first pair of Ubuntu phones will be priced at $200 to $400, Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Canonical, the company developing the mobile OS, has said.
A handful of photos of the Bq Aquaris handset, one of two Ubuntu-powered phones to launch later this year, have been posted online.
Two manufacturers, China based Meizu and Spanish OEM BQ Readers, are both set to release Ubuntu-powered handsets at some point 'within 2014'.
Mark Shuttleworth has expresses his belief that Ubuntu will deliver true mobile/desktop convergence ahead of Microsoft.
Ubuntu Touch will be featured enough for developers to use daily within 'a couple of weeks', Mark Shuttleworth has said.
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