Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 2nd Jan 2013 19:05 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Expected, but still insanely cool: Canonical has just announced Ubuntu for phones. This is a new mobile phone operating system, with its own user interface and development platform. It's built around Qt5 and QML, and the interface reminds me of MeeGo on the N9. It's supposed to be on the shelves in early 2014, but the developer preview is out today.
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Android just to start with...
by andrewclunn on Wed 2nd Jan 2013 19:30 UTC
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2012-11-05

I can see a future where people just buy phones with Android on them, but then install the OS they really want, much like with Windows and PCs today. The fact that many of these competitors will be able to use android as a base to avoid issues with hardware compatibility is an added bonus. Phones and tablets, the emergent market where OpenSource OSes finally break through. Awesome.

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