Canonical has announced that its Ubuntu Touch software aimed at mobile devices can now dual boot with the Android operating system. Previously the only way to run Ubuntu on an Android device with an unlocked bootloader was to totally replace Android. This new development makes it easier to switch between both operating systems. The dual
The crowdfunded Ubuntu Edge smartphone may already be dead but that doesn’t mean that we won’t be seeing Ubuntu run on smartphones. The Ubuntu phone team recently announced through their mailing list message that the Ubuntu Touch, the OS that would have been used by the Edge, will have an October 17 release date which
Canonical Ubuntu Edge has set a new record as the highest-earning fixed crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. It has surpassed the record set by the Pebble smartwatch by raising $10,671,147 in funds even before its campaign ends on August 21st, or five days from today. Pebble, for its part, raised $10,266,845 for its smartwatch, and held its
The Ubuntu Edge is one of the most ambitious moves on IndieGogo, with a $27 million funding campaign and no flexible campaign goal, it is pushing the limit on just how much support a crowdsourcing website can give. Sadly, it seems Canonical has failed, with just two weeks to go the Ubuntu Edge still has
After yet another price change, Canonical will now be selling the Ubuntu Edge at $695 to IndieGogo backers. With the original highest price at $830, it seems Canonical has changed their mind and went to a lower scale, possibly to gain more backers in the last two weeks of the campaign, after an incredible start.
Canonical has decided to race against Android and iOS for the top spot in the tablet zone. The company is planning to showcase its two new tablets in the mobile world congress commencing 25th Feb 2013. Canonical has designed two tablets to run on popular operating system Ubuntu. Surprising OS for a tablet but the
We’ve heard an awful lot about Canonical’s Ubuntu OS making its way to mobile devices. The Linux based operating system has been widely popular over the years and it got us even more excited to hear that it’s making its way to mobile devices, particularly Android smartphones. Even in the official announcement, Canonical showed us