Hodgeblot

Ubuntu

A 19 post collection


The First Ubuntu Phone Won't Rely On Apps. Here's Why That's Brilliant | Fast Company

 •  Filed under Mobile, Ubuntu, Ubuntu Phone

The First Ubuntu Phone Won't Rely On Apps. Here's Why That's Brilliant | Fast Company

Interesting look at the new Ubuntu phone and scopes. Scopes have been around on the desktop for awhile, so not sure I’d call the idea brilliant. Scopes were on the desktop for a year or more when I left Canonical. Clever idea to use these to work around lack of apps, but let’s not act like this is some new hotness no one else thought of.

I am anxious to see how the phone fares and if people like it. It’s been a long time coming.

Full disclosure, I’m partial to Canonical’s cloud offerings from my time there and was always skeptical of the phone. I certainly hope they succeed though.

Latest Ubuntu 13.10 includes first step to mobile / PC convergence | Insights

 •  Filed under Ubuntu, Release, Saucy Salamander

Latest Ubuntu 13.10 includes first step to mobile / PC convergence | Insights

Canonical today announces the availability of Ubuntu 13.10 for desktop and smartphone. Ubuntu's first true mobile release delivers the streamlined core OS and mobile user interface that pave the way for full device convergence and create a unique platform for modern computing.