Concept Preview of Ubuntu TV
It is always interesting to see new HTPC GUI’s and this one doesn’t disappoint. Canonical has just announced at CES the concept design of Ubuntu TV. Available for Demo both online and at the Canonical booth at CES 2012. For those of you not as fortunate to be at CES head over to Ubunu.com/tv.
Canonical’s Mark Shuttleworth promised that Ubuntu would come to TVs eventually, but we never expected it would arrive so quickly. A concept preview is here at CES for convention goers to get their eyeballs on and we’ll be swinging through the company’s booth to get some hands-on. For now it’s largely a technical demo and concept, but there are already some neat features on display like a 3D dash, searchable guide and streaming video apps. The goal, the company says, is to “uncomplicate television” by removing as much of the paraphernalia that accompanies it — primarily the boxes and cables