August 10, 2016, KDE’s Thomas Pfeiffer has had the great honor of announcing the availability of the first public release of the Kirigami UI (User Interface) framework for building mobile and convergent applications.
Work on the Kirigami user interface framework started back in March 2016, when the KDE development team announced their plans for creating one of the most powerful and sophisticated tools that would allow application developers to build cross-platform Qt-based apps for mobile platforms.
Desktop, Distro - Other, Mobile
Made by Spanish OEM Bq, the 10-inch tablet runs the same core Ubuntu operating system as the Ubuntu Phone but the user experience dynamically adapts based on input and screen size. This means it’s able to work both as a tablet and provide a full Ubuntu desktop experience — the first such device to do so.
Hardware, Mobile, Ubuntu
A war is happening in order to acquire fifth place in the mobile OS space. The operating systems we are discussing are Ubuntu Touch by Canonical and Firefox OS from Mozilla, which may become a strong rival to iOS and Android rather than runner ups.