Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition is the most powerful Ubuntu phone to date

About half a year after launching the Android-powered Meizu Pro 5 smartphone in China, Meizu is introducing a new Ubuntu Edition of the phone. The new Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition goes up for pre-order this week at Meizu.com, and the phone will be available for purchase globally… although you probably won’t be able to use […]

BQ Aquaris M10: An Ubuntu tablet that also works as a desktop

The developers of the Ubuntu Linux operating system offer software that runs on a range of devices, including desktops, servers, and smartphones. For the past few years Canonical has also been working on something called Convergence: software that lets you run the same apps on your phone as you do on your notebook or desktop. […]

Ubuntu Phone gains landscape support, paves way for mouse and keyboard support

Canonical is rolling out an over-the-air update for smartphones running its Ubuntu software. Ubuntu OTA-5 adds one key new feature, a few smaller features and bug fixes, and lays the groundwork for a very important new feature that probably won’t work on most phones currently running Ubuntu software. Screen rotation First up is support for […]

Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition launches in Europe for €299 (with an invite)

If you’ve been wanting to get your hands on a smartphone running Ubuntu software, but have been underwhelmed by the first two Ubuntu phones from BQ, now there’s a more powerful option. The Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition launched a version with Ubuntu in China in May. Starting June 25th, 2015 it goes on sale in Europe for €299 (about […]

BQ launching new Ubuntu phone, widely available across EU in mid-June

Canonical has announced that Spanish phone maker BQ will launch a second version of its Aquaris Ubuntu Edition smartphone later this month. The successful launch of the Aquaris E4.5 earlier this year prompted the Spanish manufacturer to produce the E5 only four months later. The Aquaris E5 Ubuntu Edition has a few significant improvements. The 720 x 1280 […]

Ubuntu phone that works as a desktop PC coming in 2015

Microsoft recently announced that upcoming Windows Phone devices would be able to operate like desktop computers when you connect an external display, mouse and keyboard. That doesn’t just mean that you can run smartphone apps blown up for a big screen: you’ll be able to use Universal Windows apps which will change their look and […]

Ubuntu 15.04 released for phones, PCs, cloud, and Internet of Things

Ubuntu has long been one of the most popular GNU/Linux distributions for desktop and notebook PC users. But the company behind Ubuntu has been working to expand its reach and with the launch of Ubuntu 15.04, the operating system supports a range of devices including PCs, servers, smartphones, and “internet of things” hardware. Most of […]

The first ever Ubuntu phone is launching next week in very limited supply

After a lot of hopes, dreams, and rumors about a smartphone running the Linux-based Ubuntu operating system, Canonical has just handed over a number of Ubuntu phones to select insiders at a special event. The company also announced that next week, the long-awaited device will go on sale, exclusively in Europe, through a series of […]

Raspberry Pi 2 can run Windows 10, Ubuntu Core (and more)

The new $35 Raspberry Pi 2 mini-computer isn’t just faster than the original model that launched 3 years ago. It’s also more versatile: in addition to supporting Raspbian and other Linux-based operating systems, the single-board computer will also be able to run a version of Windows 10. Later this year Microsoft will offer Windows 10 […]