Category: Ubuntu One
Why (I think) Ubuntu One exists
One of the questions that took a little while for me to fully understand was a very simple one: why does Ubuntu One exist? Depending on who you ask, you may get a different answer, but here’s my take on it. Above all, to extend the power of Ubuntu as an environment. Ubuntu One already…
Ubuntu One music, streaming to your mobile!
A little while back, I hinted at us delivering new features for mobile phones, specifically Android and iPhone. Now that we’re past the initial research, architecture and initial implementation phase, I’d like to share one of the new features we’ll be releasing in Ubuntu 10.10: music streaming. In Ubuntu 10.04, we released the music store,…
Ubuntu One iphone client, source code released
We should have released the source for the iphone client right after we did the upload to the appstore, but a bunch of bureaucracy and crazy work deadlines postponed this until now. We’re going to be doing some work for the Ubuntu 10.10 release on the iphone client as well as on a new Android…
Ubuntu One on mobile for Maverick
A few months back the Ubuntu One team launched mobile contacts syncing, our first step into the mobile world. After a few initial rocky Beta days of cleaning up some scaling rough edges, it’s been a smooth ride since. It turned out to be a very popular service, which has us excited, and reinforced our…
Looking for an awesome new team member
We have very exciting and challenging plans for the future of the new web+mobile Ubuntu One team (more on this soon), and we’re looking for an exceptional web engineer to join us. The summary for this position is: We are looking for an exceptional engineer to work on Ubuntu One’s web infrastructure with a proven…
Ubuntu One contact phone sync, opened again
After a few hiccups with our servers, Ubuntu One contact phone sync is open again for new accounts. Check out the wiki with the instructions to get set up: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuOne/PhoneSync/ Sorry for the inconvenience, Slashdot still seems to be a mixed bag of pain and joy 🙂
Ubuntu One contacts, now with merging!
While we slowly ramp up to release mobile phone contact sync, using my own contacts as test data I realized that once I had merged my phone’s address book and Thunderbird’s address book, I had quite a few contacts duplicated due to them having different names with different information in them. So I had one…