This is where mobile technology is headed, it’s great.. Especially for "Nix
We know the mobile phone is where it is at, we also know the cloud is the glue which binds all our devices, what if this didn’t have to be the case? The cloud is great when you are tethered to your Wifi or a mobile signal, great if you work in a big city with lots of Wifi hotspots or mobile coverage. Not so good when the office blocks access to it because of security risks, or you live in a 3G blackspot.
Android for Ubuntu might have got closer to a product and it's a great example of where someone could clip Apples Wings..