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Ubuntu Touch smartphones to arrive from Canonical next year

Ubuntu Touch smartphones to arrive from Canonical next year

By 11 December 2013

The Ubuntu Touch smartphone has been up in the air for a while with no hardware partners announced for the software creators Canonical. That’s now changed. Canonical CEO Mark Shuttleworth has confirmed that the company has found a supplier for its hardware,... >>

Ubuntu Edge smartphone announced, will cost $830 in Indiegogo campaign

Ubuntu Edge smartphone announced, will cost $830 in Indiegogo campaign

By 22 July 2013

Canonical plans to crowdfund its first smartphone for the mobile version of Ubuntu. Announced in an Indiegogo campaign on Monday, Ubuntu says it wants to raise $32 million for the Ubuntu Edge from "enthusiasts and mobile computing professionals". The... >>

Ubuntu mobile developer preview to land on 20 more devices soon

Ubuntu mobile developer preview to land on 20 more devices soon

By 27 February 2013

After releasing the developer preview of Ubuntu mobile to current Nexus devices last week, Canonical has announced that more than 20 other devices will soon be added to the list for testing.  The preview was launched to give developers and enthusiasts... >>

Canonical: First Ubuntu smartphones not shipping until 2014

Canonical: First Ubuntu smartphones not shipping until 2014

By 19 February 2013

Canonical's founder Mark Shuttlework has announced that Ubuntu phones won't be shipping until the first quarter of 2014, going back on his own word.   In an interview with The Wall Street Journal earlier this month, he said Ubuntu phones would be shipping... >>

Ubuntu tablet interface revealed, coming to Nexus tablets on 21 February

Ubuntu tablet interface revealed, coming to Nexus tablets on 21 February

By 19 February 2013

Canonical has announced its Ubuntu tablet interface, after announcing Ubuntu for mobile handsets in January. Built off the same core as the mobile handset experience, Ubuntu for tablets has a focus on multi-tasking, sleekness and productivity. The "Side... >>

Canonical teases Ubuntu tablet announcement for 19 February

Canonical teases Ubuntu tablet announcement for 19 February

By 18 February 2013

Canonical, developer of Ubuntu, is set to announce tablet plans for its mobile operating system, according to a teaser on the company's website. The timer counts down to 19 February with the words "Tick, tock, tablet time!" An Ubuntu tablet has not been... >>

Ubuntu for Android pictures and hands-on

Ubuntu for Android pictures and hands-on

By 1 March 2012

Canonical has come up with an idea for really putting purpose into your multicore Android phone. So powerful have mobiles become in the past 12 months that the London-based company is suggesting we use them to power our desktop computers - and power them... >>

Ubuntu TV pictures and hands-on

Ubuntu TV pictures and hands-on

By 10 January 2012

It was only back at the end of October 2011 that Canonical's founder, Mark Shuttleworth, outlined his plans to stretch the Ubuntu ecosystem out beyond just computers and onto screens everywhere. We've already seen this in action on mobile phones with... >>

Ubuntu 11.04: an OS for your mum

Ubuntu 11.04: an OS for your mum

By 20 May 2011

The world is a big place, and it seems of no coincidence that Canonical’s offices sit 27 floors up in the Millbank Tower with a 360-degree view of it right in the middle of London. Canonical is the parent company of the most popular distribution free,... >>

Ubuntu 10.04 officially arrives

Ubuntu 10.04 officially arrives

By 30 April 2010

Open-source operating system creator Canonical has announced that Ubuntu 10.04, codenamed Lucid Lynx, has been let out into the wild, and is available for download. The announcement follows 2009's release of Jaunty Jackalope and Karmic Koala, and signifies... >>