Holiday Repost: For most, tablets do not make good full-time laptops

Microsoft Surface RTI’m a huge tablet user… I have a SurfaceRT (my main work tablet), an iPad, have gotten an Android tablet for my wife’s Christmas present (shhhh….. it’s a secret, so don’t tell anyone), and use them incredibly often. I’m also a notebook (what used to be laptop) user, with a HP ProBook 6560b, and have used as my main machines a Macbook Pro (loved it), a ThinkPad, something from Acer… lots from HP…etc. And I have found that, surprise, surprise, they each have their uses.

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Ubuntu Edge: A new type of phone

Ubuntu: Now for your mobile.

I’ve been following Ubuntu (well known for it’s Linux distribution) for a while – I have a Live USB of it (so that I can run Ubuntu on my computer without worrying about Windows) and I actually like the way they see the desktop in Unity. Unity has been a bone of contention for many Linux lovers – “Why add another user interface paradigm?” they cried…

Now we know. Canonical (parent company of Ubuntu) is crowd-funding their new mobile phone, Ubuntu Edge, over at Indiegogo. It looks great, and it may just change the world (or at least the mobile world)!

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