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Canonical has already confirmed that they are ending support for its Ubuntu Phone software or should we say the Unity desktop environment, and going back to GNOME starting in 2018. What we didn't know, until today, is when the support for the Ubuntu Phone will end.
Canonical might have scraped Ubuntu Touch for phones and tablets, but they are pretty much on track in terms of desktop and mobile computers. After announcing two new powerful Ubuntu-based laptops, Dell has now unveiled a new all-in-one workstation that is powered by the latest
Canonical has just announced its 26th distribution of Ubuntu called Zesty Zapus. The 17.04 version is still using the Unity desktop and brings several improvements to the Linux experience, but since it is non-LTS (Long-Term Support), it will be supported for only nine months.
Back in 2011, Canonical started working on a new project called Ubuntu Touch that would support smartphones, tablets, smart TVs and other smart devices. Over the last few years, several companies tried their luck with the Ubuntu-based OS, but without much success.
Following a series of small delays, Canonical has finally released the long-anticipated Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system. The new release comes with many security updates and fixes for high-impact bugs and is available is available for the desktop, server, cloud
If you are in a search of Ubuntu-powered notebook, System76 has something for you. A company behind many Linux-powered has now announced that it has updated several higher-performance laptops with Intel's 7th-gen Core Kaby Lake processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10 series GPU
At CES 2017, Dell unveiled several new Precision workstations that were available with Microsoft operating systems. Now, the company is offering an option to choose Ubuntu 16.07 LTS over Windows and all models will begin shipping probably later this month.
Canonical, the maker of Ubuntu operating system, has just announced that a new software update codenamed Yakkety Yak is now available for download. Since that isn't LTS release, maintenance updates will only be provided for 9 months, which should be more than enough.
After announcing a new XPS 13 laptop with Intel's latest Kaby Lake processors, Dell has now started shipping the notebook. The new models come with Kaby Lake CPU and have slightly bigger batteries than older models. Otherwise, they are exactly the same.
We have mentioned numerous times that Meizu is the company that likes the Ubuntu platform and has the best smartphone lineup of Ubuntu-powered device with PRO 5 being the flagship offer. There are some other offerings such as BQ phones, but they are not on par with Meizu.
While Ubuntu operating system is a nice platform for smartphones, it is still far away from the Android, iOS and Windows solutions. Meizu is the only top-tier company that makes Ubuntu smartphones and beside them, only Spanish phone maker BQ likes Ubuntu.
The most powerful Ubuntu smartphone that was announced back in February is now finally available for purchase. Canonical has just announced that the Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition handset is now officially available and can be purchased for $369 off contract.
The Ubuntu Developer Edition of Dell's XPS 13 was available in March for North America and now, the notebook is available in some parts of Europe. It comes pre-loaded with Ubuntu Linux 14.04 SP1 operating system and is available for purchase starting at €1,380.
Microsoft and Canonical have reportedly teamed up to let Ubuntu, one of the top Linux distros, easily run on Windows 10. Through a built-in feature of Windows 10, you will be allowed to run Ubuntu alongside your main desktop or laptop operating system.
If you're a fan of the Ubuntu operating system, you can now preorder a tablet that runs it. The BQ Aquaris M10 from Canonical and BQ is now available with Ubuntu, whereas it would normally run Android 5.1. It was shown during MWC 2016, teasing its upcoming availability.
Dell has just announced the launch of the fifth-gen of XPS 13 Developer Edition Ubuntu laptop in the United States, along with the global availability of the Precision lineup of Ubuntu-based workstations. Both lineups are part of the project Sputnik, which continues to evolve.
Meizu has launched the most powerful Ubuntu phone thus far with its Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition. The handset comes with a 5.7-inch AMOLED 1080p display, an eight-core Exynos 7420 processor, 3/4 GB of RAM, and 32/64 GB of storage. It also features a fingerprint sensor.
Meizu was one of the first companies to release Ubuntu firmware for some of its smartphones. The Chinese company has released a new teaser, hinting at the announcement of a new Ubuntu-powered smartphone at the Mobile World Congress 2016 event next week.
Canonical has introduced a new mobile device, a Ubuntu version of the Aquaris M10 tablet from BQ. The tablet comes with 2 GB of RAM and a 1.5 GHz MediaTek processor. Canonical says the tablet can also function as a full desktop if you plug in the required peripherals.
Consumers in the United States are able to purchase a Ubuntu smartphone. The first-ever Ubuntu phone, which is made by Spanish smartphone company BQ, has become available in the US. BQ's phone arrived in Europe six months ago. The phone doesn't support LTE.