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Mark Shuttleworth on the Ubuntu Mobile experience: “5 years after the iPhone, we needed to raise the bar”

It’s time now for the fifth episode of our exclusive video interview series with Ubuntu’s founder, Mark Shuttleworth. Yesterday we heard from Mark regarding the Ubuntu developer ecosystem and his intent to extend that to mobile. Today Mark talks briefly about the importance of user experience and how that’s factored into the design and production […]

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Ubuntu Mobile announcement video featuring commentary from MIR team

Here’s the extended version of the video shown at the launch of Ubuntu Mobile, including quotes from Ewan, Rafe Blandford of All About Windows Phone alongside  Head of Mobile, Business & Commercial at Royal Bank of Scotland Group, Ed Hodges:

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Ubuntu launches on mobile

Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Canonical – the firm behind Ubuntu – has announced the Linux distribution is to move into mobile, shipping on handsets by late 2013. Tablets will follow. Speaking in London at the launch event, Shuttleworth emphasised Ubuntu’s place as the world’s 3rd largest operating system highlighting the distribution by some of the world’s largest PC vendors, […]