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Make Android apps Human with NDR

Ever since we started building the Ubuntu SDK, we’ve been trying to find ways of bringing the vast number of Android apps that exist over to Ubuntu. As with any new platform, there’s a chasm between Android apps and native … Continue reading

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My phone is lonely, let’s fix that

I’ve been using Ubuntu on my only phone for over six months now, and I’ve been loving it. But all this time it’s been missing something, something I couldn’t quite put my finger on. Then, Saturday night, it finally hit … Continue reading

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First steps towards a converged email client for Ubuntu

Yesterday we made a big step towards developing a native email client for Ubuntu, which uses the Ubuntu UI Toolkit and will converge between between phones, tablets and the desktop from the start. We’re not starting from scratch though, we’re … Continue reading

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Ubuntu App Developer Week starts Today!

Starting at 1400 UTC today, and continuing all week long, we will be hosting a series of online classes covering many aspects of Ubuntu application development. We have experts both from Canonical and our always amazing community who will be … Continue reading

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There is no “Touch”, only “Ubuntu”

There’s been a lot of talk about Ubuntu’s phone and tablet development over the last year, and it’s great that it’s getting so much attention, but people have been getting the name of it all wrong. Now, to be fair, … Continue reading

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10 minute Doctor Who app

It may surprise some of you (not really) to learn that in addition to being a software geek, I’m also a sci-fi nerd. One of my current guilty pleasures is the British Sci-Fi hit Doctor Who. I’m not alone in … Continue reading

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Winning the 1%

Yesterday, in a conference call with the press followed immediately by a public Town Hall with the community, Canonical announced the first two hardware manufacturers who are going to ship Ubuntu on smartphones! Now many have speculated on why we … Continue reading

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Ubuntu Touch on the OPPO Find 5

Last month I announced a contest to win a new OPPO Find 5 by porting Ubuntu Touch to it.  Today I’m pleased to announce that we have a winner! Below is a picture tour of what Ubuntu Touch running on … Continue reading

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Win an OPPO Find 5

Do you want a new OPPO Find 5?  Of course you do!  Well the awesome team at OPPO have given us a brand new Find 5 (x909 to be exact) for us to give you.  So here’s the deal, the … Continue reading

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Stock Ticker Hackfest

This is it, the final day of the Ubuntu Core Apps Hack Days!  It’s been a long but very productive run, and it doesn’t mean the end of your chance to participate.  You can always find us in #ubuntu-app-devel on … Continue reading

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