SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)— An open source operating system called Ubuntu that’s already being used on some PCs and TVs will soon be coming to smartphones.
It’s been around for a long time as a Linux operating system and it’s very lightweight, meaning it doesn’t take up a lot of resources. It should be a pretty good choice in the developing world when you want to create low-cost, relatively high-speed phones. They also said that you can dock it and use your phone as your PC since it’s the same operating system that runs on PC’s.
It could give you greater functionality if you want to run Linux PC software; although it isn’t particularly popular, it does have its following.