Mark Shuttleworth: "That same application can give me a phone face here and a desktop face on the desktop" (CES 2013)
January 9th 2013, the second day of CES 2013, a serious event where companies, corporations, media representatives, are meeting in order to present, demo and describe modern technologies.
Along with numerous Canonical persons, Mark Shuttleworth attends the IT event, conducting interviews, answering questions, sketching future plans, etc, informations expressed with Ubuntu phone OS in mind.
As seen in the below clip, Mark Shuttleworth demoes Ubuntu for phones and exposes a definitely exciting aspect of Ubuntu (the family of interfaces), "I can install a desktop application on here [Ubuntu for phones] and get it on my desktop", essentially, the user will be able to install and manage applications between powered-by-phone-device Ubuntu and powered-by-a-desktop Ubuntu (when the phone is attached to a computer/dock/monitor).
Furthermore, it seems that (some) applications will feature a double-sided approach, in the sense of containing an interface for the phone and a different (optimized for the desktop) interface when running on the desktop, "That same application can give me a phone face here and a desktop face on the desktop".
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