Linked by David Adams on Wed 16th Jun 2010 18:44 UTC, submitted by Jonathan DePrizio
Linux Canonical recently announced that they are developing a tablet version of their popular Ubuntu operating system, slated to be released in 2011. This comes hot on the heels of the release of the Apple iPad, and the rumors that HP plans to release a WebOS-based tablet sometime late 2010. However, Canonical's foray into the tablet arena is fundamentally different from both the iPad and a WebOS tablet, and unfortunately reeks of a company failing to learn from their competitors successes and failures.
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RE[2]: Why not focus on smartbooks?
by Zifre on Thu 17th Jun 2010 13:51 UTC in reply to "RE: Why not focus on smartbooks?"
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How about a ChromeOS tablet?

For me, I would never buy a ChromeOS anything (it would be completely useless for me). Android would be great for a phone. I would probably want something like MeeGo for a tablet or netbook, and Ubuntu or Fedora for desktops/laptops.

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