Global tech news publications respond to Ubuntu for Phones

Ubuntu for Phones has been unveiled – here’s what international publications thought of the news

January 3, 2013
Ubuntu for Phones

South African millionaire and Canonical boss, Mark Shuttleworth, announced during a “virtual keynote” yesterday evening (2 January 2012) that a version of the Linux-based Ubuntu operating system (OS) would be coming to smartphones.

Here’s what the international tech industry news publications had to say about it.

Engadget

“As ideas go, our initial impression is that it looks like a bright one” – Sharif Sakr.

The Verge

“It’s an attractive-looking OS” – Nathan Ingraham.

PC World

“It’s certainly exciting to see the popular Ubuntu Linux expanding its reach even further, and I look forward to watching the progress of this new software” – Katherine Noyes.

The Next Web

“Whether Ubuntu can steal significant market share from the incumbents, with the mighty Microsoft also trying to regain ground from Apple and Google, remains to be seen” – Paul Sawers.

Tech Crunch

“Canonical has officially pulled back the curtains on its Ubuntu phone OS and it looks, well, great” – Chris Velazco.

Related Articles

Ubuntu for phones announced

Ubuntu for Android announced

Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal launch day

What’s new with Ubuntu?

Ubuntu on mobile devices – Shuttleworth

Tags: Active, Canonical, Mark Shuttleworth, Ubuntu, Ubuntu for Phones

Free Email Newsletter:
Subscribe

Shutterstock is the image partner of MyBroadband – technology images can be found here

Join the conversation

Connect with MyBB

twitterfacebookandroidappleblackberrynewsletterfeed

Poll

Do you think Cell C and Telkom will survive the mobile war?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

More News

Wikipedia wants you to learn more about French cheese

Wikipedia

Wikipedia on Wednesday launched a fundraising initiative — dubbed WikiCheese — to photograph France’s bewildering varieties of cheese

GoPro to make drones

Drone

Wearable camera maker GoPro Inc is developing its own line of consumer drones

Secret Vodacom, MTN pricing agreement warning

Vodacom MTN alleged agreement

A secret agreement between Vodacom and MTN on pricing twenty years ago has been brought to the fore by Cell C CEO Jose dos Santos

HelloPeter’s new head announced

Alon Rom

Alon Rom will be appointed as the new HelloPeter CEO from 1 December 2014, replacing Peter Cheales

Free MyBroadband Newsletter:
Subscribe
X
bool(true)