MJ Technology, has a mission to bring innovative, high quality hardware and software to the market at an increased value for you the consumer. MJ Technology Linux Tablet series is just one example.
Led by two company founders, we are a team of eight developers who have a combined knowledge base of over 50 years in the mobile technology fields. That company has already brought one product to the market, MJ7HDTV Android HDTV Tuner tablet, so we have the experience of designing, testing, and bringing to market a complete product.
Plan now is to bring to the world market a tablet specifically designed and tailored for the Linux operating system, not only for use by the avid Linux user, but also for the everyday user, thus bringing the benefits of Linux to people around the world.
Now goal is to make a superior tablet, both in build quality and hardware performance. This lets consumers then decide how they can utilize it to their best advantage. Whether that is a dual boot Windows 10/Open SUSE Linux system for a system administrator needing to manage multiple servers remotely, or just Open SUSE Linux as your sole operating system for personal use, we have a tablet that will fit your needs.
We are seeking $200,000.00 to bring this product to final production. We have prototype tablets built and are in final design testing and debug stages to make ready for production. We have shown proof that Those tablets are real, and will work with multiple Linux distributions, via the videos we have posted on our Facebook and YouTube channels during the development stages.
We are ready to go forward with final production at this point, and are asking for your support, to help us make the World’s First actual Made-for- Linux x86/x64 Tablet a reality.
We want the user to have the choice of what operating system and software they want for their given application. Even if a user would like multiple operating systems on one tablet, such as Open SUSE Linux, Elementary OS, Linux Mint, Red Hat, Ubuntu ,or Kali Linux, we can provide the user with the options they need.
We will assist them in that respect by working on making all known viable, popular Linux distributions compatible with this Linux tablets. It will take time to integrate the different Linux distributions shown above, as each has unique properties, but that is their end goal here at MJ Technology LLC.
The first Linux OS to be installed on tablet by default will be the latest stable version ofOpen SUSE Leap or Ubuntu Desktop 16.04 LTS with the most current version of Unity/Mir window manager.
Open SUSE Linux and Ubuntu Linux is the mostly widely used and recognized consumer-oriented Linux distributions to date, therefore it was the most logical choice to start that tablet development with. This allows the user immediate access to the hundreds of thousands of applications/games already available on Linux.
Once Ubuntu Touch is to a released state, we will provide an installable image built for that tablet, with instructions via their website so the consumer can upgrade/install the OS themselves, or with their tech support assistance if needed.
Their goal has always been a true Linux x86/x64 Tablet/PC with true convergence of use across multiple devices being the end goal, just as Canonical has shown with Ubuntu Touch, but with the added bonus of being x86/x64 base with no compatibility issues or need of porting/redevelopment of software from x86 base to ARM base.
We want to put the power and control of the computer back in the user’s hands.
MJ Technology presents “Warrior” series of Tablets. Pledge for one today here on IndieGoGo and join “The Way of the Enlightened Warrior.” Please take a moment to review the specifications below of each model in their Tablet series, and begin your journey on the enlightened path.
After hearing concerns expressed by some people about the initial pricing of the tablets with the higher performance level hardware, we have responded quickly to them and have come up with an additional mid-range model.
While providing mid-range level hardware, it will still provide an excellent user experience. It comes with the same case/multiple ports/display/battery and will function as just well as their other models for user not requiring the stronger performing hardware.
Below is what the 8.9 inch (on left) and 10.1 inch (on right) models will look like, each model coming with two available color options, matte black or a brushed aluminum finish. See their website for the optional matching tablet that provides for a true 2-in-1 Ultrabook experience.
Here is a comparison of specifications between their MJ Technology Ubuntu Tablet and the BQ M10 Ubuntu Touch Tablet. The BQ M10 will only run Ubuntu Touch and Touch related software natively, as it uses an ARM processor. For better view and comparison to other tablets like Microsoft Surface Pro 4 and Dell Venue 8 Pro Please click on the link just below.
This precludes it from running Ubuntu Desktop, or any other x86/x64 based distribution of Linux natively therefore an emulation API will have to be used. You can be the judge, but we feel we have surpassed the BQ M10 with their tablet design that is a true multi-use system from the start.
Some people will ask “What does using Linux as your operating system provide you, the user, over other operating systems”?
Linux provides multiple advantages:
Cost – The most obvious advantage of using Linux is the fact that it is free, to obtain and use, while Microsoft and other products are available for a hefty, and sometimes, recurring fee. Microsoft licensed software is typically only allowed to be installed on a single computer, where as a Linux distribution and the related software can be installed on any number of computers, without paying a single dime.
Security – In line with the costs advantage, the system security aspects of Linux is much stronger and robust than that of Windows. Why should you have to spend extra money for anti-virus protection software, taking up CPU time, memory, and disk space?
The Linux operating system has been around since the early nineties and has managed to stay secure in the face of widespread viruses, spyware and adware for all these years. It is modeled after UNIX software, which is run around the world in multiple business and universities, and was designed from the beginning with security as a prime function.
While the argument has been made by some that Linux not being widely used compared to other operating systems is a reason for there being few known viruses able to attach it, it is more the way Linux is constructed internally that precludes easy infection and spread of computer viruses.
The Linux operating system is open source and if there were a widespread Linux virus released today, there would be patches released in a matter of hours or a few days, either by ordinary people that use the operating system or by the distribution maintainers. You wouldn’t need to wait for a patch from a single company like we do with some operating systems, that could take weeks or months maybe possibly years in some cases.
Choice (Freedom) – The power of choice is a great Linux advantage. With Linux, you have the power to control just about every aspect of the operating system. Two major features the user can control are the look and feel of their desktop by way of numerous Window Managers, and the kernel, which controls the computer hardware. In Windows, you’re either stuck using the boring default desktop themes, or risk possible corruption or failure by installing a third-party shell. By controlling the kernel, the user can fine-tune their system for the way they work, not relying on a generic, one-size fits all usage pattern.
Software – There are so many software choices when it comes to doing any specific task, be it system admin, multi-media creation, education, you name it. If you need a specific program, you will probably find one or more that will work for you. You could search for a basic text editor from multiple sources at once, and yield hundreds, if not thousands of results.
Regular users and programmers contribute applications all the time. Sometimes it’s a simple modification or feature enhancement of an already existing piece of software, sometimes it’s a brand new application. In addition, software on Linux tends to be packed with more features and greater usability than software on Windows.
Best of all, the vast majority of Linux software is free and open source. Not only are you getting the software at no charge to you, but if you have a problem or an idea for an improvement, you can make a request to the software developers directly for them to make the changes. Another option, if you understand the programming language, is you, the end-user can modify the source code yourself and add more functions or fix problems. By contributing your changes to the source code back to the Linux community, you are improving the software for everyone.
What more could you, the user, ask for?