Both are Linux based operating systems. I watched the Ubuntu video where the founder went into his vision and benefits of the Ubuntu OS and the goal is to have a unified experience across all devices...
Ubuntu Smart TV
etc...with a unified experience across all platforms. What I gathered from the presentation is that they're trying to outdo Apple in the user experience game.--
-Stupidity, like hydrogen, is one of the basic building blocks of the Universe.
-Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.