Hello Linux Geeksters. The Ubuntu Touch Image #121 has been released a few hours ago, coming with new system-settings updates, some small theme changes, session migration user data support and fixed gallery app.
According to the developers, Ubuntu Touch Image #121 is the finest version of Ubuntu Touch so far.
Despite the Unity 8 crash and the bugs that need to be fixed on Maguro (Galaxy Nexus), image #121 is quite stable and usable. Most likely, the existent issues will be resolved soon, since the entire team is now ready to work, after the Winter holidays.
Canonical has been working a lot at Ubuntu Touch in the last couple of months. Lately, they have introduced the new Mir stack and added haptic feedback support, fixed some hud crashes, have patched Mir to be compatible with Nexus 10′s hardware architecture, fixed some Network Manager issues, added support for Unknown calls and SMS messages and many others. A while ago, Mark Shuttleworth has announced that Canonical has signed with their first mobile phone manufacturer, (which is not Meizu) and that they are in strong talks with 4 others.
For now, Ubuntu Touch is officially supported only on the Google Nexus smartphones and tablets. Despite the fact that the first stable version of Ubuntu Touch, based on Ubuntu 13.10, has been officially optimized to work on LG Nexus 4, it has been patched to work on all the existing Google Nexus devices: LG Nexus 4, Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10, except Nexus 5.