Articles Tagged ubuntu touch

The Ubuntu Web Browser App Is Getting a New Icon

The Ubuntu web-browser app is getting a brand new icon after community members said the existing icon looked too similar to the Safari web browser.

25 January 2017

How to Install Open Store on Ubuntu Phone

This weekend saw unofficial WhatsApp support arrive on the Ubuntu Phone, with the arrival of messaging app Loqui IM.

30 October 2016

6 Interesting Things We’ve Learned About Ubuntu for Phones

When Ubuntu founder and space tourist Mark Shuttleworth speaks, people tend to listen — more so since he and his company Canonical announced they were planning to enter the manic mobile market place with Ubuntu for Phones.

20 February 2014
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Two Ubuntu Phones Coming This Year, Here’s Who’s Making Them

Two manufacturers, China based Meizu and Spanish OEM BQ Readers, are both set to release Ubuntu-powered handsets at some point 'within 2014'.

19 February 2014
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Video Demo of New Ubuntu Touch Content Picker Transitions

A new visual approach when calling the 'content picker' in Ubuntu Touch been previewed by the Canonical design team.

20 January 2014

New Video Shows Multi-Tasking Improvements Coming to Ubuntu Touch

An Ubuntu Touch developer has demoed a new multi-tasking effect aimed at making app switching on the mobile OS faster and more precise.

17 January 2014

Don’t Expect Ubuntu Phones from Major OEMs Before 2015, Says Jono Bacon

Mark Shuttleworth recently stoked hopes of "household brands" shipping Ubuntu-powered phones, but Canonical's Community Manager has poured cold water on it happening any time soon.

15 January 2014
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Ubuntu Touch Nexus 5 Support On Hold, Other Nexus Devices Dropped

The new Google Nexus 5 handset will not become a reference device for Ubuntu Touch development, Canonical's engineers have confirmed.

13 January 2014

How To Dual Boot Android and Ubuntu Touch on Nexus Handsets

Trying Ubuntu Touch on your smartphone or tablet was made much easier recently, with the launch of a new dual-boot mode that enables Canonical's mobile OS to be installed alongside Android.

9 January 2014

Multiple Ubuntu Phones To Launch in 2014

The coming year will see a 'number of Ubuntu phones hitting the market', says Canonical community manager Jono Bacon.

8 January 2014

Canonical Sign First Ubuntu Touch Hardware Partner, ‘High-End Phone’ To Debut in 2014

After nearly 12 months of hints, hopes and finger crossing Mark Shuttleworth today announced that Ubuntu Touch has its first smartphone partner.

10 December 2013

Experimental Ubuntu Touch Emulator Released

An experimental Ubuntu Touch emulator has been released today.

20 November 2013