Ubuntu One Files for Android released!
After a long and interesting journey, today we’ve released Ubuntu One Files for Android. The app started being developed by Michał Karnicki as a Google Summer of Code project, and he did such a fantastic job at it that we hired him on full time and teamed him up Chad Miller to end up releasing…
Looking for a CSS/HTML guru to work on Ubuntu One
In the last few months, I’ve been lucky enough to be able to hire some exceptional people that were contributing to Ubuntu One in their free time. Every time someone comes in from the community, filled with excitement about being able to work on their pet project full time my job gets that much better.…
Open source is awesome
I am ZOMG very tired from the exciting release for Ubuntu One, but I wanted to highlight a very pleasant surprise. We launched the Ubuntu One Music Streaming a week ago, and yesterday, while hadn’t yet publicly released, we got a patch that adds support to tell last.fm the music you are listing from the…
Exciting changes in Ubuntu One
Matt Griffin has written a great blog post, so I’m just going to echo it: After over a year’s worth of feedback from users like you and a clear view of where we want to take Ubuntu One in the future, we’ve just made some changes to the Ubuntu One service offering and pricing plans.…
Ubuntu One Music Streaming public beta!
After a solid 6 months of work, music streaming is up for public testing! \o/ Read the full announcement for all the details, and go see the wiki page on how to sign up.
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…