Maru Is an Android OS on the Phone and Debian Linux When Connected to PC

Parece que a idéia da Canonical (mostrada em meados de 2012 e abandonada pouco depois) está tomando vida novamente.

A phone that is powered by Android and magically transforms into a Linux desktop when connected to an external display has been tried before. It was called Ubuntu for Android, and it was one of Canonical's earliest attempts at some sort of convergence between the mobile and PC worlds.

It never succeeded, and it was never launched, but the idea was working, and they had a preliminary version of it in a sort of functional state. It's not clear why Canonical dropped the project, but it probably had something to do with the hardware, which wasn't all that powerful three or four years ago... [leia mais]