It seems to work well. It looks good too.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
I will second this, I would like to read a review on this doing a direct comparo between mobile ubuntu vs Jellybean and ICS
AMD X6 1100T - MSI 750-G55 - 16GB Patriot Viper II - nVidia GTX 470 - SB XFi Titanium
I third the motion ! From this description and others, not least that of Mr Shuttleworth himself, the Ubuntu developers seem to have done an excellent job of thinking this one through. But what is needed is an impartial review on the part of HH, but presumably we'll have to wait until some hardware with this system installed is released before that is done, that is, in the event HH doesn't want to install it on one of their own devices for purposes of comparison....
Review for sure, I wonder if eventually it'll be able to do what the desktop platform often does and give new life to older hardware
Does anyone know if there's a fee/price associated with using Android as an OS and if Ubuntu on smartphones would have a leg up on competition in terms of pricing since it would be open sourced?
I would most definitely like to see a review although really I have an issue seeing the point in this. This is or could be implemented as a premium ROM it seems to me. I mean all Android is is a somewhat closed/open micro version of Linux with some special drivers etc.
I wouldn't mind seeing a review either, though I personally think Canonical is making a mistake by not concentrating on the desktop and filling the vacuum that's being formed by the direction of Apple and Microsoft.
What part of "Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn" don't you understand?
Canonical IS focusing on the desktop; this is more of an extension of the desktop OS than a completely new and separate mobile OS.
No... they're *woking* on the desktop, but they're definitely not focused on it - or this phone wouldn't be the only thing they showed at CES and currently sitting all over their home page with the OS relegated to the bottom right corner.
I'm very afraid that this thing will end up just like UbuntuTV from last years CES (a great looking thing... where partners never materialize), and that they would have missed the best chance ever to tout their OS since Steam's up and running and the monopoly choice is sucking hard.
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