More than a year after launching a public beta the open-source code editor Atom has gone stable. Atom 1.0 sees improved performance, support for ES6 language features added and, more crucially for some developers, limitations on file sizes removed. Scrolling, typing, and launching are said to be much faster than in earlier versions. GitHub say the tool, which bills itself as ‘a hackable […]
Three different Ubuntu Phones are now available to buy online — but none are available through network carriers or sold in retail stores. Why? Well, read on…
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Surprise — the first alpha release of the Ubuntu 15.10 development cycle is available for download. Just don't expect too many user-facing changes this early on.
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We're pleased to be able to reveal that the long-awaited Meizu MX4 Ubuntu phone will go on sale this Thursday, June 25.
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Music, the GNOME music player that isn’t Rhythmbox, has been quietly progressing in the past few GNOME releases. The app now has a basic feature set that ticks all the right boxes, e.g. search, smart playlists, etc and is fronted by a modern interface that swaps chrome and clutter for instant usability. But the app is set to […]
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Working shell rotation is finally on its way to Unity 8 for Ubuntu Phones and Tablets. The feature has been a long-time coming. Flipping an Ubuntu phone or tablet in to landscape rotates apps but not, at present, the rest of the user interface. The lack of full shell rotation in Unity 8 has been disorientating. The system bar continues to […]
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