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Unity 8 Desktop Gains a Slick 3D Task Switcher

Monday 29th of June 2015 12:29:07 PM

An experimental application switcher for the Unity 8 desktop is under development — and you can see it in action right here.

The post Unity 8 Desktop Gains a Slick 3D Task Switcher was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Atom 1.0: Open-Source Code Editor Goes Stable

Sunday 28th of June 2015 04:01:39 PM

More than a year after launching a public beta the open-source code editor Atom has gone stable.

The post Atom 1.0: Open-Source Code Editor Goes Stable was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Why It Will Be 2016 Before Mobile Carriers Sell Ubuntu Phones

Friday 26th of June 2015 02:31:12 PM

Three different Ubuntu Phones are now available to buy online — but none are available through network carriers or sold in retail stores. Why? Well, read on…

The post Why It Will Be 2016 Before Mobile Carriers Sell Ubuntu Phones was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Ubuntu 15.10 Alpha 1 Releases Now Ready for Download

Thursday 25th of June 2015 07:10:00 PM

Surprise — the first alpha release of the Ubuntu 15.10 development cycle is available for download. Just don't expect too many user-facing changes this early on.

The post Ubuntu 15.10 Alpha 1 Releases Now Ready for Download was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition Finally Goes on Sale — But There’s a Catch

Tuesday 23rd of June 2015 06:00:44 PM

We're pleased to be able to reveal that the long-awaited Meizu MX4 Ubuntu phone will go on sale this Thursday, June 25.

The post Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition Finally Goes on Sale — But There’s a Catch was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Linux Kernel 4.1 Released, This Is What’s New

Monday 22nd of June 2015 01:54:44 PM

Linux Kernel 4.1 Features big battery life improvements for select Intel hardware, rumble support for Xbox One controllers and a heap more besides.

The post Linux Kernel 4.1 Released, This Is What’s New was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Should Ubuntu Phone Ditch Debian for Android?

Friday 19th of June 2015 02:53:50 PM

Former Canonical employee Jono Bacon has suggested that Ubuntu Phone should ditch Debian for Android — but do you agree?

The post Should Ubuntu Phone Ditch Debian for Android? was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Music, The GNOME Music Player, Is Getting Smart New Features

Wednesday 17th of June 2015 01:22:08 PM

Music, the GNOME music player that isn’t Rhythmbox, has been quietly progressing in the past few GNOME releases. The app now has a basic feature set that ticks all the right boxes, e.g. search, smart playlists, etc and is fronted by a modern interface that swaps chrome and clutter for instant usability. But the app is set to […]

The post Music, The GNOME Music Player, Is Getting Smart New Features was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Unity 8 Shell Rotation Finally Coming to Ubuntu Phone

Monday 15th of June 2015 01:07:43 PM

Working shell rotation is finally on its way to Unity 8 for Ubuntu Phones and Tablets.

The post Unity 8 Shell Rotation Finally Coming to Ubuntu Phone was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Why Siri in iOS 9 Validates the Design of Ubuntu Phone

Tuesday 9th of June 2015 02:35:09 PM

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but Apple's introduction of Siri Suggestions is more than flattering — it's a sign Canonical is ahead of the curve.

The post Why Siri in iOS 9 Validates the Design of Ubuntu Phone was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Brand New Ubuntu Phone Goes on Sale Priced at €199

Tuesday 9th of June 2015 10:03:31 AM

The Bq Aquaris E5 Ubuntu Phone is available to buy in Europe. It features a 5-inch IPS screen, nippy quad-core Mediatek CPU and 16GB storage.

The post Brand New Ubuntu Phone Goes on Sale Priced at €199 was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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