With the Ubuntu Touch Preview images now available I predict that, round about now, your temptation is buckling under the temptation to try it out. Well here's how!
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.
Later today a developer preview of Ubuntu Touch will be made available to download and install on a handful of Nexus devices.
The Ubuntu website is once again displaying a countdown - similar to the one shown ahead of January's Ubuntu Phone announcement. Next to the clock sits a not-so-subtle clue about the purpose of the countdown that reads: 'Tick, tock, tablet time!'
In a rant on Google+, KDE Plasma Active developer Aaron Seigo takes Canonical to task over a statement made in a recent press release for the Ubuntu Phone.
Installable Ubuntu Phone images for the Galaxy Nexus and Nexus 4 handsets will be available to download from next week, Canonical have announced.
Ubuntu has published a set of design guidelines for developers looking to create apps for the Ubuntu Phone.
Who ever decreed that 'patience is a virtue' clearly underestimated the power of 'want' when faced with an Ubuntu Phone.
Reporting on a meeting Shuttleworth attended in New York earlier this week, Michael Hickins of the Wall Street Journal writes that the Ubuntu founder announced plans for the Phone to ship in 'two large geographic markets' come October of this year.
There is a 'reasonable likelihood' that Canonical will create their own display server for use across its desktop, mobile, tablet and TV interfaces, Ubuntu Community Manager Jono Bacon has said.
Minor customisation options have been added to Ubuntu Phone Live Wallpaper - an Android app that apes the look of the Ubuntu mobile lock screen.
Canonical are to seek community involvement in the design and development of 12 core apps for the Ubuntu Phone. This initiative, they say, will give the wider community 'a fantastic opportunity to create software that could run on millions of handsets.'