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.
This weekend saw unofficial WhatsApp support arrive on the Ubuntu Phone, with the arrival of messaging app Loqui IM.
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.
Two manufacturers, China based Meizu and Spanish OEM BQ Readers, are both set to release Ubuntu-powered handsets at some point 'within 2014'.
A new visual approach when calling the 'content picker' in Ubuntu Touch been previewed by the Canonical design team.
An Ubuntu Touch developer has demoed a new multi-tasking effect aimed at making app switching on the mobile OS faster and more precise.
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.
The new Google Nexus 5 handset will not become a reference device for Ubuntu Touch development, Canonical's engineers have confirmed.
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.
The coming year will see a 'number of Ubuntu phones hitting the market', says Canonical community manager Jono Bacon.
After nearly 12 months of hints, hopes and finger crossing Mark Shuttleworth today announced that Ubuntu Touch has its first smartphone partner.
An experimental Ubuntu Touch emulator has been released today.