Today the market of operating systems for mobile devices is represented mainly by the two leaders: iOS and Android. Windows Phone has managed to capture only a modest share of the market. But on the horizon, new platforms: Firefox OS and Ubuntu Touch. In January 2013 , the company Canonical said about Linux as a mobile platform. The past six months did not spoil the news on the topic of Ubuntu for mobile devices. But the June 10, 2013 almost unnoticed flashed the information that Canonical has taken an important step towards the creation of a smart phone.
Canonical has applied for registration of the trade mark Ubuntu Edge. Apparently it will be called as the upcoming “ubuntofon”. Back in February, came about that in October of this year, smartphone based on Ubuntu will be available.
It should be noted that the other alternative Firefox OS platform has already achieved some success. Presented it was , too, in January this year. Already, mobile “FireFox” restricted compatible with twenty “android” devices. In a short time to establish a “Fiery Fox” will be the forty devices, including the legendary HTC One.
According to the materials phandroid.com
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