Tagged: Mobile

Ubuntu drops Unity desktop environment for good

In his latest blog post Mark Shuttleworth has said Ubuntu is stopping its investment in Unity desktop environment. It was rather an unpopular decision among Linux enthusiasts that Ubuntu choose to develop Unity instead of GNOME 3. This alienated many Linux users and was the driving force of creation of many Ubuntu based spin offs like Linux Mint. With Unity it’s also the dream of convergence is also axed. Convergence is the usage of same OS and interface for all form factors like desktop, mobile and tablets. Some test devices were made with Ubuntu Mobile, but there were too many...

How could Motorola make Moto E so cheap?

For $120 Moto E is one of the cheapest phone you could buy that offers excellent value for money. But how could Motorola manage to keep its price so lower than its competitors? When it comes to pricing of a mobile phone model, each company has their unique priorities. Apple couldn’t sell their products for cheap or its premium brand value will be diminished. Android smartphone manufacturers on the other hand, cater a wide range of customer segment. If a reputed manufacturer offers a device much lesser than their competitors there should be some reason. Google bought Motorola in 2012...

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Moto E sets New Standard for Budget Mobile Devices

Once in a while there comes a product that revolutionizes the whole industry by radically introducing a new concept into its product, like the time when iPhone was introduced by Steve Jobs. The mobile industry in particular, is like the battleground to introduction of new technology. The wow-factor each release of new iPhone is enormous, but not everybody can afford the newest hot iPhone with all the latest bells and whistles. With the release of Moto E, Motorola Mobility has brought a new kind of innovation to the mobile space – cheap devices with rock bottom prices. Moto E is...

Ubuntu 14.04 has been Released; Unifies Mobile, Tablet and Desktop UI

Canonical has released its much anticipated Ubuntu release Ubuntu 14.04 aka Trusty Tahr (Tahr species of ungulates related to the wild goat). Canonical has stated its agenda of converting Windows XP and Windows 7 users as they are coming near to end of their support. Microsoft has already decided to pull the plug on Windows XP support. This is perfect timing with the new Ubuntu release as Ubuntu will run perfectly fine with most of the computers those have been running Windows XP. This version of Ubuntu is an LTS version, meaning it will be supported for 5 years unlike...