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Ubuntu for Android not coming anytime soon

Ubuntu for Android not coming anytime soon

Ubuntu for Android, the platform that promised to revolutionize the way we use and think of mobile devices while allowing us to keep using our existing (Android) apps, is not coming anytime soon. Instead, Canonical is putting resources behind its own mobile platform that can work across different devices. Here’s what Canonical said in response…

Ubuntu-based Meizu MX3, BQ phone prototype caught at MWC

Ubuntu-powered Meizu MX vs regular MX3

Good folks of GizChina managed to catch two Ubuntu-based smartphones in Barcelona. First, there’s the Meizu MX3 which we knew will be one of the first devices to get Canonical’s mobile platform. Things are seemingly progressing in the right direction with the first Ubuntu-powered Meizu phone hitting the market by the end of year. But…

Vodafone is the latest carrier to support Ubuntu

Vodafone is the latest carrier to support Ubuntu

Vodafone Group became the latest member of the Ubuntu Carrier Advisor Group, which at one point should help Ubuntu mobile devices reach as many users as possible. According to Canonical’s statement, Vodafone will join “national and multi-national carriers in decisions that influence the development of Ubuntu for smartphones.” Unfortunately, we’re still clueless when the first…

3 Reasons Why Ubuntu Smartphone Will Succeed

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This year we should see the first Ubuntu smartphone launched with demo devices most likely being on display at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. As far as we know, China’s Meizu may be just one of the launch partners with more OEMs likely to join the party in no time at all. Here we want…

Meizu Russia confirms “Ubuntu rumors”

Meizu Russia confirms Ubuntu rumors

Yup, just as we’ve told you before, Ubuntu is coming to a Meizu smartphone near you. We still don’t have the official announcement, but details keep coming.,, The latest information (or that’s confirmation) comes from Meizu Russia, which says that Meizu engineers are in fact working on an Ubuntu version of the Meizu MX3. The…

Meizu MX3 running Ubuntu caught on video

Meizu MX3 running Ubuntu

Although we expected to see the Meizu MX3 running Ubuntu during this year’s CES, that hasn’t happened. Instead, we’ve learned that Canonical is working with multiple vendors to launch Ubuntu smartphones later in the year. And apparently Meizu may be one of those vendors. The earlier rumor suggesting Ubuntu can run on the MX3 is…

Ubuntu phones coming from multiple vendors!

Ubuntu phones coming from multiple vendors!

Even though we patiently waited for some Ubuntu news coming from Las Vegas, nothing has happened thus far. We still have two days ahead but somehow we doubt we’ll hear more about this subject this month. That, however, doesn’t mean Ubuntu is dead. Quite the contrary, Canonical is working round the clock to make as…

Meizu to make the first Ubuntu smartphone?

Meizu to make the first Ubuntu smartphone?

The hot-off-the-presses rumor is that Canonical is about to announce partnership with Meizu to make the world’s first Ubuntu smartphone. We don’t have all, if any, details and should apparently get them later today or perhaps – tomorrow. What you can see above is said to be the Meizu MX3 running Ubuntu. That may not…

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