Posts tagged with: Ubuntu
  • by | February 19, 2013 7:00 PM

    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the Ubuntu Tablet operating system and what's cool about it. Then we move to iOS 6.1.2 and how it fixes just some of the current bugs known. The iPhone 5S is next as we found its motherboard rocking a lot of improvements over the current model. The Microsoft Surface Pro takes the spotlight later as we show you how to run Android apps on it. We end today's show talking about the HTC One, and why this phone may change everything for HTC. All this and more after the break. Stories: - Ubuntu Releases Tablet Video Preview - Apple Releases iOS 6.1.2 ...

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  • by | February 19, 2013 11:26 AM

    Yesterday, Canonical started a countdown timer promising some sort of Ubuntu tablet news to arrive this morning. Just a few minutes ago, that counter finally reached zero, resulting in the announcement that the company will be showing off Ubuntu for tablets at the MWC next week and giving us our first real look at this new tablet UI. That's a little bit of a let-down, since we're no closer to knowing when this software will see a release, but it's still great to finally get a full look at what this platform will have to offer. (Update: the first developer preview of Ubuntu for tablets will ...

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  • by | February 18, 2013 7:00 PM

    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the Galaxy Note 8.0 one more time, hoping this is actually the last because so many rumors without a device tend to bore. Then we move to the Galaxy S IV, which now has a new and earlier release date rumor. LG is next as we talk about their new Optimus G Pro and the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor included. Nokia is next as apparently MWC 2013 will show us four smartphones to be released, and no tablet. We end today's show talking about the Ubuntu Tablet that'll be released tomorrow. All this and more after the break. Stories: - Galaxy ...

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  • by | February 18, 2013 3:40 PM

    Canonical's new Ubuntu OS for smartphones is just around the corner, and the first public release of the software, a developer's preview, is arriving later this week for interested Galaxy Nexus and Nexus 4 owners. That's cause for excitement on its own, but a smartphone-optimized OS isn't the only thing Canonical's been working on. There's a new countdown timer running on its website that seems ready to reveal some Ubuntu tablet news tomorrow. Now, assuming this tablet teaser turns out to be what the company was showing off last fall, don't expect anything like the smartphone version of ...

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  • by | February 15, 2013 7:00 PM

    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the black HTC One leaks, and the rumors of a ZOE technology camera. Then Ubuntu takes the stage as it apparently will reach Nexus smartphones in a week.  Then we go through some Nokia Lumia leaks, which while not hot, make it an interesting case for their push to cheaper Windows Phones. Skype goes next as we talk about their new "video messenger" changes. We end today's show talking about Samsung and their new Galaxy Altius smart watch. All this and more after the break. Stories: - Black HTC One Leaked In Alleged Press Shots, To Pack 'ZOE' ...

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  • by | February 15, 2013 12:57 PM

    We know that the first original smartphone models running the new Ubuntu mobile OS will be coming out this October, and back at the CES we got to check out the software running on a Galaxy Nexus, with the promise that a developer preview of that version would be available sometime this month. Today, Canonical reveals just when you'll be able to get your hands on it, announcing a release scheduled for February 21. It's not just the Galaxy Nexus that will be able to use this early Ubuntu release, but the Nexus 4, as well. This so-called Ubuntu Touch Developer Preview will arrive alongside ...

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  • by | February 7, 2013 7:00 PM

    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the Ubuntu phones that may be coming as early as October 2013. Then we move to the LG Optimus G Pro, which seems to be LG's next phablet and also Galaxy Note II twin for a possible MWC launch. Then we talk about new Nokia Lumia models that are probably close. Facebook takes the spotlight next because there seems to be another smartphone in the works under the codename of HTC Myst. We end today's show talking about Samsung's possible new endeavor of launching the Galaxy S IV with Floating Gestures. All this and more after the break. Stories - ...

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  • by | February 7, 2013 10:45 AM

    BlackBerry 10 may have gotten the ball rolling, but there are a whole lot more new smartphone operating systems set to launch this year. Back at the beginning of January we heard the official announcement about the latest one to make its plans public, with the coming launch of Ubuntu for smartphones. Later, at the CES, we got to check out the software in operation on a Galaxy Nexus. While we first heard that the initial run of smartphones shipping with Ubuntu wouldn't get here until 2014, it now looks like they'll arrive quite a bit sooner, at least according to Canonical CEO Mark ...

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  • by | January 14, 2013 11:54 AM

    CES 2013 is over, and despite the fact that we cranked out about thirty videos covering products ranging from super-phablets to fuel cells, some of us still came away a little disappointed by what was ultimately a very light show, hardware-wise. Whether you were encouraged, let down, or completely unmoved by CES 2013, two things are true. First, you probably missed something amid the torrential downpour of 24-hour news; fortunately, our own Anton D. Nagy has you covered with an extensive wrap-up of our coverage from start to finish. Second -and more germane to our current focus- the ...

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  • by | January 14, 2013 11:32 AM

    This year's Consumer Electronics Show from Las Vegas has come and gone. As usual, we've been both on-site bringing you coverage from events as well as the show floor, and here on Pocketnow, keeping you up to date with what's going on in the mobile world. For some the show has been excellent; for others it has been a letdown. We can't compare CES to a specialized mobile event like MWC (maybe with IFA); still, our experience from past years has taught us to expect certain things to happen at CES. They might or might not have happened in a straightforward way but there was a lot of innovation ...

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  • by | January 13, 2013 5:10 AM

    Veni, vidi, vici! We were looking forward to CES 2013, pretty much like we're always looking forward to trade shows where there's a possibility of seeing new and exciting things from and related to the mobile world. Good or bad as it was, this year's Vegas show is just one of many to come and, probably the biggest problem related to CES is the fact that it is followed shortly by MWC, a show related to mobile and only mobile. We're seeing companies slowly moving away from shows to announce their gadgets, following Apple's lead, but even those companies who are show-centric have probably ...

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  • by | January 9, 2013 6:45 PM

    "The Snowball, the 6-Inch Mate, & the In-N-Out Experience." That's the summary that led us out of our most recent podcast, and it narrowly missed becoming the title of this here episode, number 26 in our weekly series. This is a very special episode, coming to you straight from the luxurious Pocketnow suites overlooking the blink-tastic Las Vegas strip. For the past few days, we've been covering the happenings from CES 2013, bringing you video after video of devices from manufacturers of all stripes. It hasn't been the most hardware-heavy show in memory, but that doesn't mean we don't ...

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  • by | January 8, 2013 9:21 PM

    There are plenty of entities looking to upset the balance of power between the major smartphone platform players; whether that's Firefox OS or Tizen, 2013 will see many of them take their first shots in the ring. Ubuntu's also a member of that club, and we just learned that the first Ubuntu download for Galaxy Nexus hardware will be made available next month. At the CES tonight, we had a run-in with just such a handset, letting us take an early look. As you can see in this demo, Ubuntu is all about rethinking the smartphone UI. That means fewer on-screen buttons, and an increased reliance ...

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  • by | January 3, 2013 3:26 PM

    Just because it's a new year doesn't mean things are changing with the Pocketnow Weekly podcast. We're still shaking up the host roster on occasion, and we're still squeezing more than 90 minutes of discussion out of the mobile-technology news sector, even in the pit of the post-holiday lull. On our first podcast of 2013, Joe Levi joins us to talk Android amid a sea of pre-CES leaks, but not before we dive into a long and detailed discussion about the new mobile version of Ubuntu - a platform we'll learn how to consistently pronounce someday, but not today. We also touch on Sailfish and ...

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  • by | January 2, 2013 7:00 PM

    Watch today's Pocketnow daily as we talk about the iPhone 6 or 5S leaks along with rumors of iOS 7 already being tested. Next we go through the death of Hackulous and Installous along with it. HTC makes the most important news of the day as we go through their 2013 strategies along with as many as 35 possible devices variants to exist during their most aggressive year in plan. Nokia makes the sad news as more predictions surge about its possible sell-out to Microsoft and Huawei. We end today's news by going through the launch of Ubuntu on smartphones and what to expect. All this and more ...

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