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An Ubuntu phone that doubles as a desktop is coming this year

By Lee Mathews www.geek.com

Canonical’s crowdfunding campaign for the Ubuntu Edge may have fizzled out, but there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. Someone else has taken up the torch and is building an Edge-like phone, and it’s going on sale this year. 246 more words


Muibit Palmputer, if it's kosher I want one. I wish the Ubuntu edge had happened.

I like mobile technology, I like it a lot. The one thing I miss though is tactile experience of keying physical buttons. If this is real, I want it. 119 more words

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A Sneak Peek at the New Ubuntu Phones

Ubuntu released the prototypes to their two new phones, the Meizu MX3 and the BQ Aquaris, at the Mobile World Conference in Barcelona, Spain… 63 more words


Apple Just Dug a Moat Around Sapphire Cover Displays

Matt Margolis – 2/21/14

Mark Shuttleworth, Canonical founder and the man behind the Ubuntu edge concept and design, confirmed Wednesday via a Canoical Town Hall interview that GT Advanced Technologies was engaged to make the sapphire displays for their upcoming Ubuntu Edge.  418 more words


Canonical To Ship Ubuntu Smartphones From bq And Meizu Later This Year

Ubuntu will sell pre-loaded on smartphone hardware, despite the failure last year of the incredibly ambitious Ubuntu Edge crowdfunding campaign. The company detailed plans today (via… 249 more words


Ubuntu's "smartphone" user.

Ubuntu Community Manager Jono Bacon on a reddit AMA:

“I think the ideal customer today is someone who wants a dependable device but does not require a large catalogue of specific apps (as we don’t have many of them yet),” Bacon said…

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Dual booting phones - interesting, but what's the point?

I think the Ubuntu Edge looks fantastic. Sexy. Alluring. Desirable. Well, side on anyway. From the front it just looks like another generic flat slab smartphone with a touchscreen. 434 more words