Canonical launched the first smartphone running its mobile version of Ubuntu on Indiegogo, with a funding goal of $32 million. The Ubuntu Edge will ship in May 2014 with dual-boot Android support, a full Ubuntu desktop in docking mode, a 4.5-inch 1280 x 720 display, 128GB of storage, and the fastest available multicore processor.
The Ubuntu Edge project has been launched for a while now and Canonical is trying to raise the necessary funds on IndieGoGo, but new details have surfaced about the project. Canonical has listed all the technical specifications for the Ubuntu Edge phone on the IndieGoGo website, but some important information has been omitted.
The Samsung Galaxy Note series has just gotten a huge update with not one, but two new devices: the Note 4 that everyone expected and the surprise in the form of the Galaxy Note Edge, a smartphone with a screen that wraps around one of its sides. The latter will certainly get all the eye-balls, as this new curved display actually adds to the functionality.
The Chinese based smartphone company Meizu announced its new latest-gen smartphone; the MX2. Try to ignore its iClone-ish looks, this phone is something all on its own. Packing a monster 1.6GHz quad core MX5S processor, 2 gigabytes of RAM, up to 64GB in storage, 8MP back-illuminated camera, and a 4.4-inch edge-to-edge HD display.
Finalmente dopo qualche giorno di attesa ecco che Canonical ha svelato le sue carte presentando concretamente il suo progetto chiamato “Ubuntu Edge“. Si tratta di un device ARM che si propone sia come smartphone che come mini-PC.
Canonical is promoting the concept of phone and PC convergence for Ubuntu Edge, but until now there wasn’t a proper demo of this technology.Ubuntu for Android has been announced over a year ago, but the development hasn't been advertised seriously until the appearance of Ubuntu Edge.“For over two months I’ve been running Ubuntu for Android on a Nexus 4 phone, and even with its mu
The Ubuntu Edge is an audacious attempt to crowdsource the next smartphone advancement. Canonical, the company behind the Edge and Ubuntu itself is seeking an exorbitant $32 million to make it happen, and gave itself only a month to raise those funds.