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Why the Ubuntu Tablet Is a Winner

Feb 26, 2013, 07:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)

At the time of this article, Canonical's efforts with Ubuntu have done wonders for gaining new adopters for Linux. Sadly however, Canonical's efforts have yet to make the company profitable. Despite their financial shortcomings thus far, Canonical is bullish about their efforts with the Ubuntu phone and the Ubuntu tablet. Recently I was given the opportunity to try both firsthand. After spending some time getting to know the interface and understanding the core back-end, I was shocked to find that in many regards the Ubuntu developer preview had a ton going for it. In this article, I will share why I think this could be a winning alternative to Android on the tablet.

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