Sony releases crowdfunding and e-commerce site for its employees

Sony realizes that even the smallest employee can come up with the game changer for the company. This realization has led the company into releasing a new crowd funding site called First Flight, which encourages developers to list their items and get funding from the common public. This way, Sony can also get public opinion on

Canonical Ubuntu Edge sets new crowdfunding record

Ubuntu Edge

Canonical Ubuntu Edge has set a new record as the highest-earning fixed crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. It has surpassed the record set by the Pebble smartwatch by raising $10,671,147 in funds even before its campaign ends on August 21st, or five days from today. Pebble, for its part, raised $10,266,845 for its smartwatch, and held its

Crowdfunding the Ubuntu Edge: Is it worth your US$830?

Source: Ubuntu Should you invest US$830 in trying to fund the creation of the Ubuntu Edge? For the first 5,000 takers or twenty-four hours, you could sign up for an Ubuntu Edge, to be delivered in May 2014 for US$600. The first 5,040 takers were signed up for an Ubuntu Edge in less than thirteen

11 Best Smart Rings in 2019

Smart wearables are available in abundance around us. However, when we talk about wearables, we only consider accessories like smartwatches, fitness bands, earbuds and so on. However, there’s a relatively new breed of wearables available in the market, and they’re sold in the form of conventional rings. This can be helpful for those who do

[Deal] 32GB Nextbit Robin for $169.99

Nextbit Robin

The #NextbitRobin is now available in both launch day colors for just $169.99. The deal comes through eBay which is a reliable source for smartphone deals such as this one. The Nextbit Robin is quite unique in that it features a cloud based storage structure, allowing users to conveniently shift their items from the internal storage to the

Kickstarter releases a new app for Android

Kickstarter - Android

The #Kickstarter crowdfunding site now has its own #Android app. The company made the official announcement on its site with the app making its way to the #Google #PlayStore. The app lets you back projects and interact with projects that are currently active and the ones that have been backed by your Kickstarter friends. An app for Kickstarter

Wizarm Is An ARM-Powered TV Box With DVR Capabilities

There are already lots of devices out in the market that allows consumers to run Android apps on their TV, some even priced as low as $30, but none might be as powerful as the Wizarm. The Wizarm is described as “a synergic mediabox for smart handling of digital streams” by its developers and is

3D Virtual Tabletop raises over 1000% of funding goal

The 3D Virtual Tabletop project on Kickstarter has currently raised $50,392 of its $5,000 goal on the crowdfunding website. This is a thousand times more than what they asked for to make the cross-platform tabletop application a reality. The Kickstarter fundraiser ends in a few hours, after 45 days of being live. A project by

Ubuntu Edge smartphone fails to reach $32M goal

The Ubuntu Edge smartphone was unable to reach its fixed funding goal of $32 million on Indiegogo. Its campaign to fund the dual OS device ended today. Canonical, the team behind the Ubuntu Edge smartphone, says that that despite the failure, the campaign brought about many positive things. Support Canonical thanked its backers, which number

Ubuntu Edge now selling for $695 on IndieGogo


After yet another price change, Canonical will now be selling the Ubuntu Edge at $695 to IndieGogo backers. With the original highest price at $830, it seems Canonical has changed their mind and went to a lower scale, possibly to gain more backers in the last two weeks of the campaign, after an incredible start.

Ubuntu Edge: Has the age of the SmartBrick arrived?

Image Source: Ubuntu The Ubuntu Edge smartphone is the embodiment of all the aspirations Mark Shuttleworth, Ubuntu Founder and Chief Guru, has for Canonical and its Ubuntu Linux operating system. In 2011, foreseeing the decline of the desktop market, Canonical embarked on a project to take the Ubuntu desktop operating system mobile. The initiative, announced