"The VAR Guy is pretty bullish on Ubuntu Linux, the operating
system that is quickly leaping from PCs onto servers and mobile
Internet devices. But he's also starting to wonder if Google
Android--rather than Ubuntu--will be the open source platform of
choice for mobile Internet devices (MIDs).
"Intel and Canonical (Ubuntu's backer) have been working
together for several months on MIDs. Our sister site, All About
Ubuntu, speculates that Ubuntu-based MIDs will reach store shelves
by the end of 2008 or early 2009..."