"MIDs are expected to resemble smart phones. Many of
the devices are anticipated to include touch screens and a heavy
reliance on WiFi. But as of this writing, Ubuntu-based MIDs remain
"In Canonical's defense, the company does have its hands full
expanding ISV (independent software vendor) and OEM support for
Ubuntu on PCs, notebooks and netbooks. Still, I think the MID
effort is proving far more challenging than Canonical originally
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