The popular open-source operating system #Ubuntu is coming to smartphones. Canonical, Ubuntu's commercial sponsor, announced its new smartphone interface Tuesday.

This isn't Ubuntu's first foray into devices outside of the desktop. Over the last few years, Canonical has spent time investing in Ubuntu for TV sets and building out its cloud infrastructure.

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Ubuntu for phones joins Sailfish and Samsung's Bada as operating systems looking to take on the giant that is Android. What do you make of the Ubuntu announcement?
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