Canonical - Ubuntu's parent company - has finally unveiled a tablet running the Linux based operating system, Ubuntu. The operating system has been adapted to suit a tablet device but at the core it is the fully fledged software that desktop Ubuntu users are familiar with. The main benefit of the tablet running an non-stripped down version of Ubuntu is that it inherits the same security and updates that desktop users get.
The BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition is the first fully converged Ubuntu device, meaning that it can provide a tablet experience or a full Ubuntu desktop experience when connected with a Bluetooth mouse and keyboard, or when using the micro HDMI port to connect to an external monitor. The specifications of the device are:
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