Ubuntu Phone OTA-5 Brings New Features

Written by Michael Larabel in Ubuntu on 15 July 2015 at 09:51 AM EDT. 1 Comment
Canonical has been readying OTA-5 as the next over-the-air update to Ubuntu Phone users.

While Android and iOS users have long taken device/shell rotation support for granted, with Ubuntu Phone OTA-5 there will finally be complete shell rotation support. The Ubuntu Phone side-bar buttons will finally be usable in landscape mode, gestures under rotation will now be routed correctly, and there's support for limiting apps to certain orientations.

With OTA-5 also comes initial support for tracking all attached input devices like mice and keyboards, as one of the underlying steps towards Ubuntu's convergence goals.

More details on the changes coming to Ubuntu OTA-5 can be found via this unity.ubuntu.com post.
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