New tricks: htc’s hd2 remains the master of adaptation

New Tricks: HTC’s HD2 Remains the Master of Adaptation

It’s only been just over four years since HTC shipped the HD2, their new Windows Mobile flagship. It was received as a behemoth at the time, a great big tank of a phone ready to conquer the world and revive the fortunes of the struggling Windows Mobile platform. As such, it was desperately unfortunate for…

Ubuntu edge ‘superphone’ to be crowdfunded

Ubuntu Edge ‘Superphone’ To Be Crowdfunded

The Ubuntu Edge smartphone may end up being built by the internet. Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, has taken to crowdfunding site Indiegogo to help fund the Ubuntu Edge. Ubuntu Edge Gets Crowdfunding Initialized with a target to collect $32 million, the campaign has received more than $5 million so far. Funding options begin at…

China plans to release its own operating system named kylin

China Plans to Release Its Own Operating System Named Kylin

The Chinese government have begun a collaboration with software company Canonical that will see the development and release of a “home-gown” computer operating system (OS). A Chinese specific version of Ubuntu will be released this April Canonical are widely known for the development, distribution and continued support of the Linux-based Ubuntu OS which, as well…

Ubuntu for tablets coming this week

Ubuntu for Tablets Coming this Week

Recently, Canonical put up a countdown timer for something cool related to tablets. It is was obvious it was going to announce Ubuntu for tablets, because we have already seen Ubuntu for phones. Well, it is official, Canonical has announced Ubuntu for tablets, and thye will support displays ranging from 6-inches to 20-inches. It will…