However much Google is open source software, it is indeed surprising to note that its latest ‘cloud storage’ service Google Drive yet lacks a Linux client. As usual the community has worked around it to offer any number of such solutions with Insync ; while there is Google Docs Fs PPA itself( though originally developed for […]
Canonicals’ offer of desktop integrated apps is a step forward in Ubuntu’s growth. The tool will now have all of your favorite sites and apps running from the desktop itself rather than a host of tabs on your browser. This is aimed at providing a more native Ubuntu-type user-experience allowing better workflows on desktops.
Canonical had announced the launch of its Ubuntu OS for the now burgeoning mobile consumer market, while it has already unveiled Ubuntu TV. Mark Shuttleworth has said before that, “The desktop is the killer-app for quad-core phones in 2012. Ubuntu for Android transforms your high-end phone into your productive desktop, whenever you need it.”
I read an article on ZDNET. You can read it for yourself here. The Author was raising the point about companies who release Linux based services but fail to even mention Linux or their services’ heritage and what provides the actual base for their service. The Author points the finger specifically at Google’s Android and […]
The latest new notebook from ASUS was a cool surprise, as without much ado, the company chose to ship it with Ubuntu 12.04, the latest version of Ubuntu open source software as the Operating System, instead of a conventional paid software such as Microsoft.
GWoffice (Google Web Office ) is a nice application that bring you google drive to your desktop without using a web browser. It allows you to use google docs at it was installed in your computer by offering a nice interface to its editing abilities, also gives you basic syncing for offline use.
The recent announcement by Jane Silber, chief executive officer, Canonical that, “India is one of the countries where Ubuntu is most successful and well received. We see significant growth in Ubuntu adoption in India.
Canonical has been recently engaged in attracting third party application developers to their Ubuntu Platform. Last year, Canonical launched a special developer program that was aimed at facilitating developers to distribute stand-alone applications through the Ubuntu Software Centre. Now, once again, Canonical in its attempt to attract developers, is hosting a contest called the Ubuntu App […]