Ubuntu for Tablets Hands-On with the Nexus 10 (Video)

Advertisement

Ubuntu for Tablets and Phones has consumed my life for the past 30 hours. Canonical announced a developer preview would be arriving yesterday, and when it hit, I dropped everything I was doing and flashed it to the Nexus 4, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10. I’ve been playing with it ever since and have mostly good things to say – keeping in mind it is a developer preview and far from any sort of stable release.

In its tablet form, Ubuntu 12.10 Touch isn’t all that different from the phone version. The home screen layout is horizontal, versus the vertical layout on smaller tablets and phones. There is also what Canonical is calling “side stage”, which is a split-screen view where you can use a phone-based application and tablet application simultaneously. Without further ado, I present to you the Ubuntu for Tablets developer preview on the Nexus 10!

Advertisement

What's your reaction?
Love It
0%
Like It
0%
Want It
0%
Had It
0%
Hated It
0%
About The Author
Taylor Martin
Based out of Charlotte, NC, Taylor Martin started writing about technology in 2009 while working in wireless retail. He has used BlackBerry off and on for over seven years, Android for nearly four years, iOS for three years, and has experimented with both webOS and Windows Phone. Taylor has reviewed countless smartphones and tablets, and doesn't go anywhere without a couple gadgets in his pockets or "nerd bag." In his free time, Taylor enjoys playing disc golf with friends, rock climbing, and playing video games. He also enjoys the occasional hockey game, and would do unspeakable things for some salmon nigiri. For more on Taylor Martin, checkout his Pocketnow Insider edition.| Google+