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Submission + - Did Microsoft Just Kill Ubuntu Tablets? (muktware.com) 1

sfcrazy writes: There is no doubt that Canonical is looking at the ARM based hardware for its tablets. But Microsoft seemed to have nipped Ubuntu's Tablet in the bud. The company tweaked its Windows Hardware Certification Requirements to effectively ban most alternative operating systems on ARM-based devices that ship with Windows 8. This was the hardware that was going to be used by Ubuntu Tablets.
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Did Microsoft Just Kill Ubuntu Tablets?

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  • Looks like they have been learning from mobile operators. The question is can we unlock it? Can we force them to? Will they bring down the price? Logic: Locked phone/tablet less valuable

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