Ubuntu is a popular desktop OS that now offers a touch-based tablet interface, using gestures from all four edges of the screen to deliver a more immersive experience. It uniquely enables convergence of the mobile and PC worlds, boasting a stunning interface and a rich developer ecosystem.
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Ubuntu’s side stage allows a phone app on the screen at the same time as a tablet app to enable efficient multitasking and improve the usability of phone apps on tablets.
Multiple accounts on one tablet with full encryption for personal data, combined with the trusted Ubuntu security model makes it ideal for work and family use.
The Heads-Up Display makes it fast and easy to do complex things on touch devices and transforms touch interfaces for rich applications, bringing all the power of the PC to your tablet.
All four screen edges are used for navigation between apps, settings and controls, which means less clutter, more content, and sleeker hardware. No physical or soft buttons are required.
Media is neatly presented on the customisable home screen, which can search hundreds of sources.
Canonical is the commercial sponsor of the Ubuntu project and the leading provider of support services for Ubuntu deployments in the enterprise.
Ubuntu is a free, open-source platform for client, server and cloud computing. Since its launch in 2004, it has become a natural choice for users of all kinds, from Fortune 500 companies to hardware makers, content providers, software developers and individual technologists.
With developers, support staff and engineering centres all over the world, Canonical is uniquely positioned to help its partners and enterprise customers make the most of Ubuntu. Canonical is a privately held company.
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