Full Circle Side-Pod Episode Thirteen: That’s How it Feels To Be Wrong
In this episode, Ubuntu Phone and TV.
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- Robin Catling (blog at http://catlingmindswipe.blogspot.com/, @robincatling on Twitter)
Culture-vultures can also go to Everything Express at http://everythingexpress.wordpress.com/
- Ed Hewitt (blog at http://www.edhewitt.co.uk/, @edhewitt on Twitter)
- Dave Wilkins (blog at http://www.davidalexanderwilkins.com/ and on twitter @DavidAWilkins)
- Alan Pope (blog at http://popey.com/blog/, twitter @popey), (Popey) on Google+
Additional audio by Victoria Pritchard
01:52 | WELCOME and INTRO
04:52 | SINCE LAST TIME
- Dave has been blogging
- Ed got a Galaxy Nexus 4
- Alan has been on Kickstarter in place of the shopping channels, the latest delivery being the Digisparc.
- Robin rashly took on the Full Circle Magazine Audio Edition (coming soon)
14:46 | Catch-up with UDS and 13.04 Mid-Cycle Sprint with Alan, and we discuss rolling releases.
22:43 | Ubuntu Phone – the gloves are off!
In a video released over the New Year, Mark Shuttleworth demos the new Ubuntu Phone operating system.
In a glossy, well produced (if slightly long 8mins 37secs), Canonical founder and CTO Mark Shuttleworth talks us through Ubuntu Phone, An Industry Proposition, a product he hopes will challenge iOS, Android and now Tizen in the mobile market.
Some of the key features:
- Ubuntu distilled from TV and desktop
- ‘Welcome screen’ not lock screen
- One-handed operation using all four screen edges
- Full swipe gesture control
- Bottom edge for show/hide buttons
- Show Unity Dash any time using left swipe
- Go to previous app using right swipe
- Full customisation of home screen
- Ubuntu Software Centre for mobile apps
- UbuntuOne cloud storage built in.
- Native Apps built in QT framework
- Microsoft paying developers to port apps over to Windows Phone
- The Rise and Fall of Palm
- Gmail drop support for Exchange Active Sync
- Blackberry Z10 Review
- Windows Phone 8 Review
- Ubuntu Phone to have issues
- Latest Smartphone Market
- What the hell happen to Ubuntu’s only chance of success
- Blackberry 10 has apps people actually want! – No terminal app in sight!
1.07:10 | Ubuntu TV:
1.19:37 | FEEDBACK: How to get in touch with us
1.20:11 | WRAP and OUTRO
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Creative Commons Music Tracks
* Opening: ‘Knights of the darkness’ by Zero Project
* Main theme: ‘CCMixter’ by Code
* Incidental: ‘Funkorama‘ by Kevin MacLeod
* Incidental: ‘Techno-dog’ by Unknown, original recording royalty free under Creative Commons v2
* Opening dramatic dialog by Dave Wilkins and Robin Catling, from 2001: A Space Odyssey
* Opening dramatic monolog by Dave Wilkins, ‘Saruman.’