All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘canonical’

Ubuntu Touch Finally Has Hardware Partners

Last year, Canonical unveiled its plan to upend the mobile industry with Ubuntu Touch. The mobile friendly version of Linux already runs on a wide variety of Android devices, but the company wants to start producing Ubuntu Touch hardware as well. It tried its hand at crowdfunding one such device last year that ended in failure, but now the company …

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Ubuntu Edge Doesn’t Reach $32 Million In Funding, Canonical Remains Optimistic

The Ubuntu Edge was a highly ambitious smartphone with an equally ambitious Indiegogo campaign. Canonical hoped to raise $32 million in a month to fund the creation of what it saw as the future of smartphones, but it only managed to rake in a record breaking $12 million instead. With that in mind, where does Canonical go from here? In …

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Ubuntu Developer Preview Coming To More Android Devices

Last week, Canonical released the Ubuntu Developer Preview for Google’s most recent Nexus devices. Developers immediately got to work and began porting Ubuntu to other Android devices. The results of their work are starting to show as more devices are soon to be supported. Canonical updated the Ubuntu wiki with a list of Android devices that are compatible with Ubuntu. …

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Canonical Is Bringing Ubuntu To Tablets

Ubuntu is set to take the world by storm this year by coming to smartphones, smart TVs and more desktops than ever before. Now it’s time for Ubuntu to tackle the final frontier. Canonical announced today that its bringing Ubuntu to tablets. The Ubuntu tablet combines the best desktop and smartphone UIs have to offer and combines them into a …

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Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 4 Get Ubuntu Developer Preview On February 21

Canonical announced last week that Ubuntu Mobile would be launching across certain markets in October. The company didn’t say if the U.S. would be included in the initial launch, but U.S. based developers can start developing apps for the platform next month. There is a catch though – you must have one of Google’s Nexus smartphones. The Ubuntu Touch Developer …

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The Ubuntu Smartphone Launches In October

2013 is the year of the truly open smartphone. Android kind of fits the bill, but some OEMs lock down their devices. Instead, this year will see the launch of two truly open mobile platforms – Firefox OS and Ubuntu. While we don’t know when Firefox OS will launch, but the Wall Street Journal reports that Canonical will launch the …

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