Here is the latest in innovation from Ubuntu Linux. Its a mobile device and desktop all in one. The idea behind this new concept was thought about a couple of years ago by Canonical Ltd the makers of Ubuntu Desktop. The idea was to be a mobile phone that when plugged into a doc on your desk next to the screen, mouse and keyboard became a full functioning desktop
Ubuntu has been developing a few ideas for mobile devices first being ubuntu that can run on an android phone using ubuntu for android click here. This requires a mobile phone that has a dual core processor to get the best use.
next being ubuntu mobile operating platform.
Now with the next generation of mobile devices being more powerful and with more specks like a desktop Ubuntu unveils The Edge their first mobile device. Canonical has put forth a crowd-funding effort to see how much interest they will get for the device and if they reach their target they will begin mass production of the Edge. For more about the crowd-funding effort click here. If the target is not reached then their focus will move away from the Edge device and will concentrate on making the operating system available for commercially available devices.