Phone and tablet archives

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Unity8: a project that uses Mir

By Alan Griffiths, 19 December 2018

Unity8 is a graphical shell targeting a range of devices and form factors including phones, tablets, laptops and desktops. Unity8 uses the facility to customize Mir’s default window management to give its “convergent” experience. In addition …

Growing Ubuntu for cloud and IoT, rather than phone and convergence

By Canonical, 5 April 2017

This is a post by Mark Shuttleworth, Founder of Ubuntu and Canonical We are wrapping up an excellent quarter and an excellent year for the company, with performance in many teams and products that we can …

Mobile World Congress 2017: day four recap

By Canonical, 2 March 2017

Today was the final day for Mobile World Congress 2017. It has been a long, hectic, but exciting week. For starters, we had a record number of visitors to Canonical’s Ubuntu booth. The mixture was consumer …

Mobile World Congress 2017: day 3 recap

By Canonical, 1 March 2017

With day three coming-and-going, it is clear the telecoms are going to come under more and more pressure to change their business models not to just thrive, but survive. The biggest threat to today’s telecom service …

Mobile World Congress 2017: day two recap

By Canonical, 1 March 2017

One of the overarching themes of day two at MWC has been how software can help telecom service providers to improve operational IT efficiencies – i.e. improved automation and reduced human interaction. For telecom service providers, …

Canonical wins Orange Award for Converged Computing at MWC 17

By Canonical, 28 February 2017

BARCELONA, Spain – February 28, 2017 – Canonical announced today it was awarded the Orange Outstanding achievement for converged computing & digital openness at the Orange Device Partner Awards ceremony. With 25 awards over four categories, …

Community Initiative UBports launches Ubuntu Fairphone 2

By Canonical, 8 February 2017

The Ubuntu Community UBports has one mission: to have the open source software Ubuntu on every device, starting with smartphones. UBports’ actions are based on collaborative development where developers are putting Ubuntu on different smartphones. During …

Interested in joining us at MWC?

By Amrisha Prashar, 5 January 2017

Mobile World Congress is round the corner! We’ll be in Hall P3 and can’t wait to see those of you that can make it there. So we’re giving away tickets! Instead of us telling you what …

VisionMobile: State of the Developer Nation Survey

By Amrisha Prashar, 21 November 2016

We’re proud to be supporting the State of the Developer Nation Survey run by our friends at VisionMobile! This is the 12th developer survey, focusing on a 360 view of developer tools, skills and salaries. The …

Join the Ubuntu community at UbuCon Europe in Essen, Germany

By Canonical, 3 November 2016

This year was the year of the first UbuCon Summit which took place in Pasadena in January. The next big Ubuntu event is just around the corner: the very first UbuCon Europe in Essen, Germany on …

Over-The-Air 13 has landed

By Richard Collins, 19 September 2016

Our latest OTA-13 has landed and we’re excited to share the key updates below! General Features Copy/paste can now be carried out with legacy apps Settings and indicators New notifications panel with per-app settings for sound, …

August’s reading list

By Inayaili de León Persson, 1 September 2016

August has been a quiet month, as many of team have taken some time off to enjoy the unusually lovely London summer weather, but we have a few great links to share with you that were …