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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RE[3]: I want one!
by Nelson on Wed 2nd Jan 2013 23:24 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: I want one!"
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If they wanted familiarity, they would've chosen C# which has broad cross platform support:

Windows Phone 7, 8, Windows XP - 7, Windows 8 (Desktop and Metro), iOS, Android, PS3, PS Vita, Linux, OSX, etc.

It is a higher level more productive language, safer, and with a richer set of tooling.

Qt is nice, but Qt and especially QML are very immature pieces of technology yet.

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