Ubuntu’s Ominous Countdown Reveals Ubuntu Phone and Mobile OS
For days now Ubuntu's site has featured an ominous countdown and the words "So close, you can almost touch it." The countdown ended with the release of a virtual keynote by Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth touting a new mobile version of Ubuntu, and the "Ubuntu Phone." Shuttleworth says the new goal for Ubuntu is to create "one platform for all kinds of computing." The aim is have Ubuntu powering phones, computers, television, and the cloud.Read on...
So Long, and Thanks for All the Clicks: RIP Netbooks (2007-2012)
Netbooks, once championed as the savior of the PC, will soon be a thing of the past. Both Acer and Asus, the last companies left standing in the netbook arena, have stopped making the portable, borderline adorable computers. The companies have said they won't produce new netbooks as of yesterday, but they do have some remaining inventory. If you've always dreamt of owning an undersized, underpowered laptop, you better act fast.Read on...