newMOOVE FullHD Ubuntu Laptop with Intel Skylake and SSD for EUR 500


The Spanish firm VANT, specialized in Linux boxes, has just announced the availability of a slim, lightweight Ubuntu laptop (currently shipping with Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS 64-bit) with an excellent 15.6" Full HD IPS matt screen, backlit keyboard and a large touchpad.

The newMOOVE laptop is powered by sixth generation i5 and i7 Intel Core processors (SkyLake) featuring minimal power consumption and an ehanced integrated graphics.

OMG! My Ubuntu Phone has arrived

bq Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition Unboxing

Since 17 of March, the first batch of retail Ubuntu phones from Spanish firm bq are on their way. Mine was delivered yesterday by UPS, so customers who bought theirs on the flash sales should be about to receive it too.

I already had sort of an Ubuntu Phone -a do it yourself edition to be precise- but, although they are alike, nothing compares to the excitement of being a proud owner of the real thing: the first ever Ubuntu Phone.

Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition technical specifications, price and availability

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Last week, Ubuntu for phones was finally available to consumers on the bq Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition through a series of limited flash sales. That was a necessary milestone for the Ubuntu platform, but some people were likely let down by the phone’s entry level specifications list. Thankfully, Ubuntu is getting a more high-end smartphone to play with, although performance come at a price.

How to flash Ubuntu Phone OS on your bq Aquaris Android smartphone

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Following is the procedure to install the Ubuntu Phone firmware on a bq Aquaris smartphone based on the Mediatek platform. This has been tested on a bq Aquaris E4.5 Android handset -which is similar to the first bq Ubuntu Phone- and might not work in other devices (if you try, please let us know how it went)

First Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Phone DIY Edition spotted in the wild - in Portugal

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Since we unveiled the first ever Ubuntu official firmware last week, some brave readers went to risk their own devices to be the first to experience the new Ubuntu Phone OS, even before bq begins the distribution of its Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition.

First Ubuntu Phone official firmware goes Live

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As you may already know, the first Ubuntu Phone from Canonical is being launched through a series of flash sales by the Spanish firm bq, shipping on March.

If you're anxious to get one, you might be tempted to download the official Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Phone Edition firmware and toy with it. Who knows... maybe you can flash its Android sibling (the regular Aquaris E4.5) and get an exclusive Ubuntu Phone DIY Edition before anyone else. Will you? If so, hurry up and get it while it's hot.