With so many questions asking about the hardware and the visual aspects of the Ubuntu Phone I decided to make a quick video showing some of its features:
Don’t worry though, there’ll still be a full review of it in FCM#95.
Some of the more technical questions (eg: SSH, sales, etc.) I’ve emailed to Canonical to get the official word on it.
From Canonical: We are confident and excited to be partnering with Spanish mobile device manufacturers bq for the Ubuntu phone. bq is dedicated to designing and manufacturing multimedia devices. It’s six directors only formed seven years ago where they met as telecommunications students who would repair computers in their spare time. Today it’s one of the top-selling tablet, e-reader and smartphone brands within Spain that is continually spearheading innovation notably with their entry into 3D printing and robotic kits. The company developed the DIY: My First Robotics Kit in an attempt to demystify technology by stimulating kids to start building their own robotic models. And their entry into 3D printing with bq Witbox has been commercially impressive where they’ve recruited leading professionals from Spain’s printing and robotic sectors.
A strong innovative brand who operates in Europe with over 600 staff. With mobile, in 2013 bq shipped almost 1.5 million devices and in less than a year has become Spain’s second biggest seller of unlocked smartphones. The Aquarius E4.5 Ubuntu edition will be available in Europe and can be purchased soon via the bq site.
4.5″ qHD (960×540)
5MP Fixed Focus+13MP Autofocus
Dual micro sim
Gyroscope, Proximity, Light
Full Circle Magazine – Inkscape Special Edition Volume 02
Continuing our Inkscape series by Mark Crutch, all budding artists can work through the features of this immensely capable vector graphics application in our compilation of Inkscape series Parts 8-14, from issues through 74.
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Full Circle Magazine – Inkscape Special Edition Volume 01
Your vector graphics mastery starts here…
Another serial, another compilation of articles for your convenience.
Here is a straight reprint of the Inkscape series, Parts 1-7 from issues #60 through #67, from self-confessed non-artist Mark Crutch – if he can do it, so can you!
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Full Circle Magazine – LibreOffice Special Edition Volume 03
The LibreOffice series continues…
We continue our assembly of Elmer Perry’s LibreOffice series in this, Volume 3.
Here is a straight reprint of the series ‘Libre Office’, Parts 17-26 from issues #64 through #73, spanning Base, Macros, Math, Formulas and many other advanced features along the way.
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Full Circle Magazine – Python Special Edition Volume 06
The single-topic Special Editions continue with a reprint of the Python articles parts 32 through 38
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Full Circle Magazine – Python Special Edition Volume 05
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The single-topic Special Editions continue with a reprint of the Python articles parts 27 through 31
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Full Circle Magazine – Ubuntu development Special Edition
The single-topic Special Editions continue with Daniel Holbach’s behind-the-scenes run-through of the Ubuntu Development Process; the collected articles parts 1 through 4
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Full Circle Magazine – Python Special Edition Volume 04
The single-topic Special Editions continue with a reprint of the Python articles parts 22 through 26
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Full Circle Magazine – Virtualization Series Special Edition
The single-topic Special Editions continue with Lucas Westerman’s complete series of articles parts 1 through 6.
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