Category Archives: Ubuntu Phone

No New Ubuntu Phones Planned (And No Major Updates for Existing Ones, Either)

ZTE has pulled the original ideaIf you were hoping to see a new Ubuntu phone released sometime soon, we’ve some bad news for you.  And if you already own an Ubuntu phone and were hoping to see a new update released soon, we’ve some bad news for you too. Bad news for everybody, it seems — or is there some silver lining in […]

This post, No New Ubuntu Phones Planned (And No Major Updates for Existing Ones, Either), was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Indicator Weather Gives You ‘At-a-Glance’ Temp on Ubuntu Phone

the indicator in actionThis is going to be a super brief post — briefer than a British summer, in fact. Most us are familiar with weather indicators for the Linux desktop. Heck, i’d be surprised if you weren’t considering the amount of pixel inches we devote to them on this site! But Indicator Weather isn’t a weather indicator […]

This post, Indicator Weather Gives You ‘At-a-Glance’ Temp on Ubuntu Phone, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

KDE Plasma Mobile — The Linux Phone You’ve Been Waiting For?

kde plasma mobileWhile Ubuntu Phone continues to stew, bereft of new devices and little developer interest, other efforts to create a fully-fledged Linux* smartphone are picking up pace. Chief among them is KDE Plasma Mobile. KDE itself needs little introduction. It’s one of the most popular Linux desktop environments around, and recently celebrated it’s 20th birthday. Plasma is the name […]

This post, KDE Plasma Mobile — The Linux Phone You’ve Been Waiting For?, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

How to Install Open Store on Ubuntu Phone

openstore-logoThis weekend saw unofficial WhatsApp support arrive on the Ubuntu Phone, with the arrival of messaging app Loqui IM.  But the messaging app is not available to install from the official Ubuntu Store. Instead, it’s distributed through something called the Open Store. What is this secret app store for Ubuntu Phone, and how do you get it? In this […]

This post, How to Install Open Store on Ubuntu Phone, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Instagraph Adds Photo Filters and Image Editing Tools

instagraph heroFilters, cropping and direct messaging are among the latest improvement arriving in an update to Instagraph, the unofficial third-party Instagram app for Ubuntu Touch. Instagraph 0.0.3 adds much-missed image manipulation tools. You can now crop photos, make various edits to them (e.g., adjust brightness, enhance saturation, focus blur, etc) and apply Instagram-esque photo filters with a single […]

This post, Instagraph Adds Photo Filters and Image Editing Tools, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

[How To] Build an Ubuntu Controlled Sous-Vide Cooker

sous-vide-thumbnailI’ll be honest with you from the off: I had zero idea what sous-vide cooking was before I started writing this post. Wikipedia dutifully informs me that’s Sous-Vide is a style of cooking that involves a vacuum, bags, and steam. It seems to be popular with meat eaters who don’t like the collagen in connective tissue to get broken […]

This post, [How To] Build an Ubuntu Controlled Sous-Vide Cooker, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Ubuntu Wants Your Opinion On Scopes and Colors

A question mark in a circleGot a spare five minutes? You can help the Canonical design out by filling in a questionnaire. The team is looking to “gather information about how people perceive colours and use Scopes.” The short questionnaire is split into two sections: colour and Scopes. The section on colours …well you don’t really need me to explain […]

This post, Ubuntu Wants Your Opinion On Scopes and Colors, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.