Ubuntu's Open Source Smartphone

Ubuntu—the cultish, open-source computer Linux operating system—has made it onto a phone. Due in late 2013, the open-source phone OS swipes uses swipes from the sides to reveal favorite apps or running apps. The interface is a beautiful take on classic smartphone icons, which aren’t stuck in a static grid but instead come and go as they’re updated. Visit www.popularmechanics.com for our complete coverage.