Ubuntu Reveals One Linux OS for Phones, PCs, and TVs
Gesture-based UI's are terrible
A real world problem- under heavy processor strain, the phone has to simultaneously handle cellular background data, the application task, any background/os tasks, and track enough points on something like a swipe (while checking it against the accidental input prevention heuristics) before it can execute an action. When an OS bogs down, it becomes plagued with unwanted stutters, hiccups, and misread input. Making that your entire OS navigation method means you're betting the farm on hyper-responsivenes...
Although the screenshots look pretty, the preview on the Verge looks like this is going to be a complete disaster to use in real life. Canonical simply spent too much time paying Photoshop jockeys and not enough ti
It's been a few years since the first time ubuntu was able to run on ARM based systems, some functionality of the OS of course is crippled due to the limited capabilities of ARM.
Now-days; plenty of tools ...