Ubuntu EdgeYesterday, Canonical introduced a project to develop the Ubuntu Edge smartphone. The company unveiled its plan on Indiegogo, and it’s a rather expensive one at that.

To realize the project a reality in 30 days to raise $ 32 million. Upon successful completion of the campaign, the first batch of 40,000 units, will come to users in May 2014. It should be noted that there is still the record for the fund as a result of the project is crowdfunding Pebble smartwatch, who was able to collect about $ 10 million on Kickstarter. Canonical hopes to break the record three times and attract 40,000 participants. To pre-order the device offered to pay 810 dollars, tomorrow acts reduced price – $ 600. Addendum: for the first 4 hours after the announcement has already collected nearly a million dollars. Continue reading

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