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Meizu and BQ Readers will ship Ubuntu phones this year

Meizu and BQ Readers will ship Ubuntu phones this year

19 February, 2014 | comments (20)

Canonical announced its first hardware partners which will manufacture Ubuntu smartphones. Meizu and the Spanish manufacturer BQ Readers will ship Ubuntu handsets globally this year. Ubuntu’s founder Mark Shuttleworth pointed that the initial...

Tags: Meizu, Ubuntu


Ubuntu-running Meizu MX3 in the works

Ubuntu-running Meizu MX3 in the works

10 January, 2014 | comments (24)

Several shots of what appears to be a Meizu MX3 running on the Ubuntu operating system have surfaced online. The photos come courtesy of Meizu's official account on the Weibo.com Chinese social networking site. Just last month, Canonical (the...

Tags: Meizu, Ubuntu, Rumors


Ubuntu Touch will power a high-end phone next year

Ubuntu Touch will power a high-end phone next year

11 December, 2013 | comments (39)

The smartphone OS battlefield just got a little busier – Ubuntu Touch will transition from an after-market OS to an out of the box OS in 2014 as Canonical's Mark Shuttleworth announced there's a hardware partner on board. A high-end Ubuntu...

Tags: Ubuntu


Canonical releases Ubuntu 13.1 with support for smartphones

Canonical releases Ubuntu 13.1 with support for smartphones

17 October, 2013 | comments (26)

Canonical took the wraps off Ubuntu 13.10. The latest version of the Linux-based OS is the first to feature a dedicated release of Ubuntu Touch for mobile devices. Ubuntu 13.10 comes with a small selection of mobile apps which includes a...

Tags: Ubuntu


Ubuntu Edge campaign fails to meet its $32 million target

Ubuntu Edge campaign fails to meet its $32 million target

22 August, 2013 | comments (25)

The ambitious Ubuntu Edge smartphone project has met its untimely demise, at least as far as the Indiegogo campaign is concerned. Back in July, Canonical started a campaign to raise $32 million in 30 days for the Ubuntu Edge smartphone, a device...


Ubuntu smartphones to arrive in October says Canonical CEO

Ubuntu smartphones to arrive in October says Canonical CEO

07 February, 2013 | comments (90)

Smartphones specifically designed and built to run the Ubuntu mobile operating system are going to start shipping in October this year. The information comes from Canonical CEO and founder Mark Shuttleworth. He added that Ubuntu for...

Tags: Ubuntu, Touch UI


Ubuntu for phones announced, arrives in early 2014

Ubuntu for phones announced, arrives in early 2014

03 January, 2013 | comments (123)

Canonical has unveiled the mobile version of their Linux-based Ubuntu operating system. Ubuntu for phones uses the same basic kernel and drivers as Android but has a brand new UI and navigation. For starters, Ubuntu makes heavy use of...