android
11 Things You Can Do in Android Nougat You Couldn’t Before

Android 7.0 Nougat is rolling out to Nexus devices right now and will eventually reach devices from other hardware makers in the coming months. Whether you’ve just downloaded it or are still awaiting the update, these are the new features you’ll want take advantage of. Here are 11 things you can do with Android 7.0 Nougat that you couldn’t do before. Read More >>

design
Almost Flat: The Future of iOS Design?

'Completely flat', 'like Android', 'Microsoft-flat' etc., etc., etc. The talk about how Apple are going to 'flatten out' its UI style has set the rumour-mills ablaze with completely spurious conjecture. So I thought I'd add to it. However, let's approach this not from 'what one insider source told someone' but instead from evidence of progression within some of the top iOS apps. Read More >>

Ubuntu Mobile
gadgets
Ubuntu Phones Will Arrive in October

According to the Wall Street Journal, Canonical is claiming that its new Ubuntu OS will be with developers by late February — ready for phones to launch in "two geographically large markets" this October. Read More >>

Ubuntu smartphone
smartphones
Ubuntu Takes a Stab at the Smartphone-Desktop Combo

Motorola couldn't make it work with its Atrix, but apparently London-based Canonical thinks it can do better. You'll soon be able to get Ubuntu on a phone, which you can then dock and get a full Ubuntu desktop experience. I'll believe it when I see it. Read More >>