tdockery97 wrote:Well, if that is the case, I think we should be cheering them on. If they succeed, it is a success story for Linux. And all indications are that they will keep their Linux free software operations going. They still state on their website that Ubuntu is free, and always will be.
I think if tablets become as big as it looks like, it will be very important to have open source software available for them. I like Google, but I think there should be more options than Apple and Google for tablets. I have doubted Ubuntu's ability to do much with phones because of wireless carriers. But tablets are a different matter, white box tablets from China that run on wifi have begun to flood the market, and a $99 Ubuntu tablet is pretty much an impulse buy for any Linux fan or just the curious