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Ubuntu-powered Meizu MX4 to go on sale in Europe tomorrow

Ubuntu-powered Meizu MX4 to go on sale in Europe tomorrow

24 June, 2015 | comments (6)

Canonical's first Ubuntu smartphone - the Aquaris E4.5 UE - went on sale back in February this year, and its second offering - the Aquaris E5 HD UE - is also out in the market. Now, the company's third Ubuntu handset, the Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition,...


BQ Aquaris E5 HD Ubuntu Edition unveiled, out this month

BQ Aquaris E5 HD Ubuntu Edition unveiled, out this month

02 June, 2015 | comments (9)

Spanish phone maker BQ sure likes Ubuntu. Back in February, it became the first company to launch a smartphone running Ubuntu, and today we get word of a second device coming soon too. This will be called BQ Aquaris E5 HD Ubuntu Edition. Compared...

Tags: BQ, Ubuntu


Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition hits the shelves for ¥1,799

Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition hits the shelves for ¥1,799

17 May, 2015 | comments (15)

In line with a recent report, Meizu began offering the MX4 Ubuntu Edition in China. The Linux-powered high-end smartphone is available in white or gold color scheme for ¥1,799 (about $290). Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition packs the same specs as...

Tags: Meizu, Linux, Ubuntu


Meizu MX4 Ubuntu edition rumoured to launch next week

Meizu MX4 Ubuntu edition rumoured to launch next week

16 May, 2015 | comments (16)

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Meizu will launch the Ubuntu-running edition of its MX4 smartphone on May 18, according to a report out of China. The device was first shown off back in March at this year's MWC. Specs-wise, the handset - which...

Tags: Meizu, Linux, Ubuntu


Meizu teases the MX4 Ubuntu edition for the MWC

Meizu teases the MX4 Ubuntu edition for the MWC

26 February, 2015 | comments (15)

The second Ubuntu phone is on its way and it's a version of the Meziu MX4. There's not a lot of info right now but the company has released a teaser image showing three MX4 phones showing a glimpse of the mobile Linux OS. The phone will be...

Tags: Meizu, Ubuntu


Meizu teases Ubuntu phone ahead of MWC event

Meizu teases Ubuntu phone ahead of MWC event

16 February, 2015 | comments (11)

Ubuntu on mobile phones has been a long standing project for Canonical and quite an ambitious one. Much like Microsoft and its new One Windows ideology, Canonical hatched the scheme for a unified cross-device application ecosystem long ago, but...

Tags: Meizu, Ubuntu, Rumors


Ubuntu-powered BQ Aquaris E4.5 goes for sale today

Ubuntu-powered BQ Aquaris E4.5 goes for sale today

09 February, 2015 | comments (42)

The wait is finally over for the Ubuntu OS to become commercially available on a smartphone. As planned, the BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubunto Edition is being launched today in Europe. The Aquaris E4.5 is not an entirely new device, it's been available...

Tags: Ubuntu


BQ Aquaris E4.5 is the first Ubuntu phone, launches next week

BQ Aquaris E4.5 is the first Ubuntu phone, launches next week

06 February, 2015 | comments (38)

The ever elusive 'Ubuntu phone' concept is finally about to become reality. After the failed Ubuntu Edge campaign, Canonical (the company behind the OS) turned to partnerships with mobile device makers in order to get its software into the hands of...

Tags: Ubuntu, BQ


Meizu and BQ Readers will ship Ubuntu phones this year

Meizu and BQ Readers will ship Ubuntu phones this year

19 February, 2014 | comments (21)

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 (27)

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...