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Blog posts tagged
"OTA update"

Holly Hall
29 March 2023

3 reasons why OTA updates are important [Part II]

IoT Article

In the first part of this blog series, we covered what the term ‘OTA’ means and some key advantages and considerations of using OTA technology in IoT. Read more about what OTA means in the blog post here. Devices are everywhere but they all need maintenance. Maintaining household gadgets such as laptops, printers and smart ...

Nathan Hart
5 January 2023

Security in the smart home: considerations for device makers

IoT Article

When people think of home security they usually think of an alarm system with a keypad next to the door. These days, however, home security should have two meanings. I’m here to talk about the second: cybersecurity. In other words, security in the smart home. A recent investigation found that a shocking number of leading ...

Holly Hall
24 October 2022

What does OTA mean? [Part I]

Internet of Things Article

In the second part of this blog series, we cover the top 3 reasons why OTA updates are important. Read more about the importance of OTA technology in the blog post here. OTA is a term commonly used when working with any type of device. Simply, the abbreviation OTA means ‘over-the-air’, and refers to the ...

Richard Collins
19 September 2016

Over-The-Air 13 has landed

Phone and tablet Article

Our latest OTA-13 has landed and we’re excited to share the key updates below! General Features Copy/paste can now be carried out with legacy apps   Settings and indicators New notifications panel with per-app settings for sound, vibrate, message bubble Keyboard indicator The updates panel has been reworked to improve robustness. App upda ...

Amrisha Prashar
19 July 2016

Over-The-Air 12: Go Big! Wirelessly connect your tablet

Phone and tablet Article

More updates and improvements! Our latest OTA-12 has just landed and we’re excited that you can now wirelessly connect your M10 tablet to a monitor! This gives users the full Ubuntu PC experience running from your tablet. All the services running from your tablet are now available on the desktop through just a wireless dongle ...

Amrisha Prashar
7 July 2016

The difference an OTA update can make!

Phone and tablet Article

Just over 2 months ago we launched our first convergence device, the Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition tablet with partners BQ. Since then we’re constantly working to evolve the platform to provide better overall performance and speed with our Over-the-Air updates (OTA.) Our OTA updates are released approximately 6-8 weeks apart from each other ...

Amrisha Prashar
5 February 2016

Phone Update: OTA-9

Phone and tablet Article

The full list of key Ubuntu Phone updates are provided below: Sound controls and playlist support from indicator controls A new Music app will be released shortly to utilise this feature Scopes Smooth refresh of contents Background audio playback supported with control via indicators System settings and Indicators Custom ringtones are now ...

19 November 2015

Phone Update: OTA-8

Phone and tablet Article

The full list of Ubuntu Phone updates are provided below: New weather application Improved Contacts sync (implements a new syncronisation engine) The sound indicator now provides audio playback controls – currently play and pause only, skip forward/skip backward to follow New Twitter scope includes the ability to tweeet, comment, follow a ...

Amrisha Prashar
19 October 2015

Phone update: OTA-7

Phone and tablet Article

The full list of Ubuntu Phone updates are provided below: Scopes Improved social media handling – support for ‘Likes’ and ‘Retweets’ Browser Add search to history view Improved context menu with options to download links Http basic auth support Gallery Support SVG format Soundcloud webapp now plays in the background Bug Fixes Fix for test ...