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Ubuntu – and Open-Source Expansion in the Marketplace

Open source is extending its reach into another platform: the smartphone. Despite its initial failure with its crowdfunding campaign, Canonical recently came out with an Ubuntu smartphone called the Ubuntu Edge. It was released a few months ago in Europe. The features of the open source phone extend beyond just the platform possibilities. Reactions to the Phone’s Capabilities… Read the full article…


5 To Try: Your Weekly App Discovery Guide

Editor’s Note: 5 to Try is a new weekly feature of Information Space. Have an app you think we should share? Leave your comments below and we’ll check it out! If you’re like me, you love finding new apps.  But who has time to sift through the hundreds of thousands of apps in your respective… Read the full article…



A Week With Facebook’s Paper

A little over a week ago, Facebook announced its next major mobile foray: Paper. Sporting a full screen, graphic heavy, and seemingly fluid user interface, Paper is a departure from the traditional Facebook mobile experience. As the name subtly implies, the app will focus heavily on pushing news and media content to users. With many… Read the full article…


How (Not) to Repair a Water-Damaged iPhone

For a clumsy person whose phone is in hand more frequently than in pocket, I’ve had my fair share of cellular device disasters. This is precisely why two weeks ago, when sink met iPhone and iPhone met death immediately thereafter, I took the news like a seasoned phone battle veteran. What made this event different than my many tales of broken phones past was that this time, I decided I was going to fix it myself.