Ubuntu (and Firefox) phones showcased at MWC 2014


The first phones running Ubuntu are scheduled to ship later this year.

Zotac’s (orb) Zbox has Intel Haswell inside




Zotac recently debuted an unobtrusive orb-shaped PC designed to sit on a desk or TV stand. 

Known as the ZBOX 01520, the device is powered by an Intel Core i3-4010U Haswell processor paired with Intel HD 4400 graphics. 



Report: Ubuntu smartphones are on the way

Canonical CEO Mark Shuttleworth has reportedly confirmed that the first Ubuntu phones will be arriving in 2014.

Ubuntu CEO says sorry to "Open Source Tea Party"

  Ubuntu's CEO Mark Shuttleworth has penned a couple of apologies to his critics in the open sauce community.

Crowdfunded Ubuntu Edge smartphone breaks $10m barrier

If you decided to fund your next car purchase by begging for money on a street corner and promising people that you would get a really sweet ride with the money, you would be treated like the tramp that you are. If you go on Kickstarter/Indiegogo or any other crowdfunded site, you are an entrepreneur who knows how to hustle and you are sticking it to the man (VC/Angel/Rich Uncle Larry).   

This SOL Ubuntu laptop is powered by the sun

A Canadian company known as WeWi is reportedly designing an Ubuntu-based laptop packaged with a series of solar panels that can be unfolded to recharge the unit's battery or directly power the computer itself.

Ubuntu hits Android PCs-on-a-stick powered by RK3188 quad-core chips

As we've previously discussed on TG Daily, Rockchip’s RK3188 quad-core processor is currently one of the fastest ARM Cortex-A9 chips available on the hyper-competitive market.

Report: Tizen set to become fifth largest mobile OS

​A slew of new open source mobile operating systems are set to make an impact on the mobile industry.

Linux and Firefox fall out of love

The long love affair between Linux users and Firefox appears to be over as the developers of Ubuntu talk about dropping the browser and replacing it with Chromium.

China builds its own operating system

As part of the country's drive to embrace open source software, China has contracted Canonical to help build an OS specifically with Chinese users in mind.

Ubuntu for tablets is going live and mainstream

Everyone's favorite Linux flavor is coming to tablets, with a pre-release version of the OS slated to go live on February 21 for the Google Nexus 7 and Nexus 10.

Running Ubuntu on Microsoft's Surface Pro

It may seem somewhat counter-intuitive to run Ubuntu Linux on Microsoft's flagship Windows 8 tablet, which isn't exactly an inexpensive piece of hardware.

Ubuntu-powered smartphones to ship in October

We last discussed the Canonical Ubuntu-powered smartphone a few weeks ago when it was confirmed the devices would use all four corners of the screen to provide a more immersive experience.

Kite tablet dual-boots Android and Ubuntu

The Italian-based DaVinci Mobile has debuted a 10.1-inch tablet designed to dual-boot Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and Ubuntu 12.04 Linux.

Norhtec's $90 Cloud Android mini-PC is powered by ARM

Norhtec has introduced a $90 cloud-centric mini-PC powered by an Allwinner A10 ARM Cortex-A8 processor. 

Zealz GK802 runs Android and Ubuntu Linux

The $100 Zealz GK802 is powered by an ARM-based Freescale i.MX6 quad-core processor paired with 1GB Of RAM and 8GB of storage.

Linux Ubuntu is the latest smartphone OS

Canonical has introduced a smartphone-specific version of Linux Ubuntu which uses all four edges of the screen to render a more immersive UI experience.

Giada debuts ARM-powered desktop PCs

Giada is well known for manufacturing small-form factor desktop computers. However, up until now Giada's PC desktops have been primarily powered by x86 chips and designed to run Windows or Linux as the default operating system.

These PCs-on-a-stick run Ubuntu Linux

A developer by the name of AndrewDB is currently in the processing of modding Ubuntu Linux so that it runs on inexpensive PCs-on-a-stick powered by Rockchip RK3066 processors.

Dell's XPS 13 Ubuntu ultrabook priced at $1549

Dell has introduced an Ubuntu-powered Ultrabook at a $1549 price point.