Global tech news publications respond to Ubuntu for Phones

Ubuntu for Phones has been unveiled – here’s what international publications thought of the news

By - January 3, 2013 Share on LinkedIn
Ubuntu for Phones

South African millionaire and Canonical boss, Mark Shuttleworth, announced during a “virtual keynote” yesterday evening (2 January 2012) that a version of the Linux-based Ubuntu operating system (OS) would be coming to smartphones.

Here’s what the international tech industry news publications had to say about it.

Engadget

“As ideas go, our initial impression is that it looks like a bright one” – Sharif Sakr.

The Verge

“It’s an attractive-looking OS” – Nathan Ingraham.

PC World

“It’s certainly exciting to see the popular Ubuntu Linux expanding its reach even further, and I look forward to watching the progress of this new software” – Katherine Noyes.

The Next Web

“Whether Ubuntu can steal significant market share from the incumbents, with the mighty Microsoft also trying to regain ground from Apple and Google, remains to be seen” – Paul Sawers.

Tech Crunch

“Canonical has officially pulled back the curtains on its Ubuntu phone OS and it looks, well, great” – Chris Velazco.

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