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Canonical announces Ubuntu for tablets, the Developer Preview available from Thursday!

Posted by on Feb 19, 2013 in News, Ubuntu for Tablets | 0 comments

Ubuntu for smartphones and tablets will be available for Developers Preview on February 21 on the Nexus 4, Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10. The loop is closed for Ubuntu, after computers, TVs and smartphones, just places the last piece of the puzzle: the tablets. Unlike Windows 8, which is still limited to approximately 10 inches for the RT version, Ubuntu claims to be compatible with formats ranging from 7 to 10 inches. The experience is similar to what can be found on Ubuntu Phone, but obviously adapted to the larger screen. The four corners strategy is always applied (no physical buttons, everything is done with the touch) : On the left side you will find your favorite applications, your notifications on the top, SideStage on the right and on the top down the various menus to control the current...

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