Canonical Releases A New Ubuntu Touch Version

Following the recent release of Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS, Canonical had been busy preparing the launching of Ubuntu Touch Operating System which is based on the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS for both mobile phones and tablets. With the introduction of Ubuntu Touch into the Ubuntu 14.04 family, this is clear indication of how passionate Canonical are in ensuring that every Ubuntu enthusiasts and developers have great experience with this products.


So what does the release of Ubuntu Touch bring to Ubuntu lovers:

  • Overhauled home screen
  • Scope experience
  • Qt 5.2
  • Enablement stack from the Android 4.4 branch
  • New web container featuring the V8 javascript engine and chromium rendering
  • and many more

Ubuntu Touch also comes with:

  • Support for multiple sim cards and simultaneous calls
  • Working app lifecycle support so you never run out of memory
  • Geolocation support
  • Initial alarm system
  • Calendar and contact sync
  • User notifications

As an Ubuntu lover, i am looking forward to messing about with this OS 🙂

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