Devices with Ubuntu Phone are becoming more and more useful. In the last hours, smartphones with Ubuntu Phonbe will receive OTA-12, an update that we can consider minor and that only official devices will receive, however, this is not a problem for other mobiles to receive updates and versions of Ubuntu Phone.
The last to do so is 2 Fairphone, a smartphone that was born with Android but now we can install Ubuntu without any problem with the latest news from Ubuntu Touch.
The architect of all this has been Marius Gripsgård, one of the developers of the UBPorts project, a project that tries to bring Ubuntu Phone to other unofficial mobiles. This project is bearing fruit and in the last update it has been seen how FairPhone 2 now supports Aethercast technology or rather, it is already convergent. For this, a video has been published where we can see how the developer connects his Fairphone 2 to a wireless monitor and the other components, resulting in a computer with Ubuntu and the new Unity 8 desktop.
It is true that still Ubuntu Phone is not 100% ready on Fairphone 100 but with this sample of Convergence, we can say that it is already more functional than other mobile operating systems that show less Convergence such as Windows 10 Mobile or its Lumia 950. In any case, these results meet the established dates, that is, it was expected that Fairphone 2 had a greater development during these days, which suggests that easy to work with Ubuntu Phone, at least for developers struggling with hardware or cooking new roms for mobiles.
Unfortunately all this I see a problem: no one has a wireless monitor or it is not easy to get one and therefore it is difficult for a normal user to make use of this convergence, either with the Fairphone 2 or with any other device. Possibly the solution goes through a dock or adapter although people will not see it very well What do you think?