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Watch out for Ubuntu! The E-Pebble smartwatch

by Canonical on 19 April 2012

In the year 2000 IBM showed off the WatchPad, a computer on your wrist, but one perhaps ahead of its time and still needing a little bit of design-love. Of course, we love highlighting beautiful design …

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Task switching in Ubuntu, and a introduction to ‘The Spread’

by Canonical on 16 March 2012

Introduction to task switching A key part of any operating system user interface is how it enables the user to switch between multiple tasks. In most desktop operating systems tasks are encapsulated into windows, and the …

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Ubuntu Phone, Tablet and TV – discussion opened

by Canonical on 16 November 2011

Big thanks to everyone who turned up at the Ubuntu Developer Summit in Orlando to discuss Ubuntu’s future on new devices! Now, following Mark Shuttleworth’s keynote announcement and a number of initial UDS sessions on tablets, …

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A monospace that looks like a proportional

by Canonical on 14 September 2011

To join the Ubuntu Monospace beta and give feedback, apply to the ubuntu-typeface-interest team on Launchpad and follow the PPA instructions after being accepted. Timeline Hardly a day has gone by in the last six-months without …

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Sharing Ubuntu with the world

by Inayaili de León Persson on 17 June 2011

We all know Ubuntu is great, but we want even more people to know just how great. With this in mind, we thought we’d give the visitors of ubuntu.com the tools to spread the word about …

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A fresh new look for Ubuntu.com

by Inayaili de León Persson on 28 April 2011

Natty Narwhal isn’t the only thing new today in Ubuntu. Along with it, and as you may have already noticed, we have updated some areas of the Ubuntu website, including a fresh new homepage. What’s new? …

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This week in design – 12 November 2010

by Canonical on 12 November 2010

The theme of this week’s update is one of cool stuff that we came across this week in the world of open source. You’ll know from Christian’s blog post a while ago that we’re really interested …

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This week in design – 5 November 2010

by Canonical on 5 November 2010

We’re back! Phew! What a fortnight! Did you miss us? We all got back from Orlando, Florida this week and prepared to kick off the Natty development cycle in style. UDS-N was a great event and …

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This week in design – 15 October 2010

by Canonical on 15 October 2010

It’s out! We did it! YES! Well done everyone. Thanks for your support in helping make this latest release a good one. Our Meerkat is all grown up so what’s next? Well, we have a Narwhal …

Cloud and server

The future of books?

by Canonical on 22 September 2010

Check out these lovely ebook touchscreen concepts from IDEO. The Future of the Book. from IDEO on Vimeo.

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Getting physical

by Canonical on 14 September 2010

Introduction With the ingress in the market of products like Nintendo Wii, Apple iPhone and Microsoft Kinect, developers finally started realizing that there are several ways a person can control a computer besides keyboards, mice and …

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Just an average day in 2014

by Canonical on 3 September 2010

While I’m not convinced that Sweden will actually win the world cup there’s lots to like about this “five minutes into the future” look at how we might share content and interact with devices in a …