Blackphone unveils a new phone and tablet running secure, encrypted Android
Today at Mobile World Congress, the encrypted phone system Blackphone announced a new phone and tablet, along with a new business focus on enterprise. The phone is called the Blackphone 2, a successor to the first Blackphone shown at MWC last year, but adds a new processor, better screen, and a larger profile overall. The tablet, called the Blackphone+, is slated for release in the fall. Both run Blackphone's secure OS, forked off of Android, which is designed to protect metadata and provide end-to-end encryption throughout.
Oracle VirtualBox Updates to run on Linux 4.0 Kernel
The open-source VirtualBox virtualization project is out with its 4.3.24 update today providing a number of important updates and bug fixes.
Qbo Is an AI-Driven Ubuntu-Powered Cute Little Robot - Video
We've seen some interesting devices coming out of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and the small Ubuntu-powered Qbo robot is just one them.
Linux fans already kind of knew what to expected to see in Barcelona. Many Ubuntu fans were looking to check out the first Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition phone and their curiosity was satisfied, but now we have something that it's equally interesting, and that is a small robot.
Ubuntu MATE Is One of the Last Major Distros to Officially Support PowerPC
Ubuntu MATE has been providing PowerPC support for some time now, but the developers have made some serious improvements to this particular feature in the latest 15.04 Beta 1 update.