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  1. #11
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    Re: How would you like an Ubuntu phone?

    i'll be happy if i'm still alive in 2014

    desperately to be Apple make money, Ubuntu App Store Software Center
    IMO the Software Centre looks more like Google Play. Either way, that's the way all the big tech companies are going. Microsoft used to have an app store a long time before Apple... But people complained that it was an abuse of their monopoly and it became very diluted.

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    Re: How would you like an Ubuntu phone?

    Why are people so obsessed with Ubuntu phones? Ubuntu is a desktop OS and would suck on a phone. What would an Ubuntu phone do better than an Android one? Why should Canonical split its resources to enter the mobile market when it has next to no chance of competing against the likes of Apple, Samsung, Google, and other OS/hardware makers? Where is the line of people waiting for Ubuntu washing machines? I want to stand in that line.

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    Re: How would you like an Ubuntu phone?

    I really have no desire for one. Android and ios are good enough with enough apps already out there i really don't see the reason to consider anything else.
    Whoever came up with the phrase "There is no such thing as a stupid question" obviously never had the internet.

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    Re: How would you like an Ubuntu phone?

    Quote Originally Posted by Omegus View Post
    I hate to necrobump. But I want a Ubuntu Phone BADLY, Is there any updates on the project?
    I'd suggest you check out Mark's keynote speech at UDS-R on October 29th, for any news.

    As far as I know, there aren't any plans for an Ubuntu phone, but Ubuntu on Android, is a definite possibility, see here

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    Re: How would you like an Ubuntu phone?

    Quote Originally Posted by whatthefunk View Post
    Why should Canonical split its resources to enter the mobile market when it has next to no chance of competing against the likes of Apple, Samsung, Google, and other OS/hardware makers?
    Exactly. Canonical would be far better off working on tight integration with Android. There are going to be a lot of devices running Android in the home in the near future (it's the OS of choice for Smart TVs, for example), and Ubuntu would do well to get on board.

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    Re: How would you like an Ubuntu phone?

    Hey, I cannot wait for Marks Keynote. The main reason I want a Ubuntu phone is a solid integration between phone , computer and TV. And of course as soon as Ubuntu for android and Ubuntu TV comes out I'll be all over those in a heartbeat.
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    Re: How would you like an Ubuntu phone?

    I think integration is key here. Ubuntu is linux. Android is linux. If they were truly seamless and shiny then I think that in turn would score a lot of brownie points in terms of converting people to linux. A hell of a lot of people have an android phone or indeed as another have said a smart tv, so why wouldn't they want to extend that experience?

    A digital home, if you will.

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    Re: How would you like an Ubuntu phone?

    Quote Originally Posted by dgw View Post
    Ubuntu's system requirements are too high to make a good phone OS unless it's modified quite a lot or unless phone specs get better.
    Goobuntu: Google's in-house desktop Ubuntu Linux ...


    The truth and nothing but the truth.

    By a pair of real phone "spec"'s and start reading , get well soon

    Regards

    alexfish
    Two tin cans are better than an iphone

    http://www.ehow.co.uk/how_2067160_ma...hone.html?cr=1

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    Re: How would you like an Ubuntu phone?

    I don't like any of the non-Apple hardware.

    But my OS of choice would def be Ubuntu or FirefoxOS.

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