News, tips and features on the Unity desktop environment, the default shell in Ubuntu.
In the current daily builds of Ubuntu 14.04 the Unity global menu can now be disabled on a per-app basis.
An 'Early Alpha' of Unity 8 is available to try in Ubuntu 13.10 from today - but don't expect to find it fully functional quite yet...
An update that allows users to open apps from the Dash with a single click is on its way back to the Saucy Salamander.
Ubuntu's design team want to know how you use Unity's Dash to search for products.
A recent design change to Unity Dash behaviour in Ubuntu 13.10 has been met with irritation by early testers.
The next major update to Windows 8 will add a new search experience to the Windows 8 desktop - one that Ubuntu users will already be familiar with.
It may be 5 months away from release but we already know most of the new features planned for Unity in Ubuntu 13.10.
'Feedly Unity Webapp' inserts your Feedly feed counts into the Ubuntu Messaging Menu, and displays an unread total badge on its Unity Launcher item.
It might not have been mature enough to ship in Ubuntu 13.04, but work on enhancing the "Smart Scopes Service" continues apace.
They're not headline features, but these 7 bits of polish to the Unity desktop in Ubuntu 13.04 deserve a bit of limelight...
Here's an update to file under 'little things that matter': Unity quicklists in 13.04 now relay the state of the focused window.
Anyone booting into the new-fangled Ubuntu 13.04 desktop later this month will notice something missing; Gwibber does not come pre-installed on Ubuntu any longer. Why not? We find out...