PengPod1040 hits Indiegogo (iPad-sized tablet dual boots Android, Linux)

The folks who brought us the PengPod line of 7 and 10 inch tablets which can run Android, Ubuntu, or other Linux-based operating systems are back, and this time they want to offer an iPad-sized tablet with a high-resolution display and a quad-core processor. While there’s already a working prototype, the PengPod1040 will only go […]

Ubuntu Edge fails to hit $32 million goal, Ubuntu OS for phones still on the way

Canonical has failed to raise enough money to launch a smartphone that doubles as a computer. The company spent 30 days trying to crowd-fund a project called the Ubuntu Edge, which would be a phone with 4GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, the ability to run Android and Ubuntu, and to function like a desktop […]

Ubuntu Edge raises an impressive $7 million in a week, still running behind goal

Canonical wants to build a smartphone unlike anything on the market, and the company wants your help to do it. Last week the company announced plans to raise $32 million for the project through crowd-funding site Indiegogo. That’s more money than anyone’s ever raised for any crowd-funded project. But the Ubuntu Edge project got off to […]

Canonical’s Ubuntu Edge phone raises $3.5 million in a day ($28.5 million to go)

Canonical wants to build a smartphone called the Ubuntu Edge that dual boots Android and Ubuntu, which has 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, and which you can use as a phone or a desktop PC (just add keyboard, mouse, and monitor). In order to make that happen, the company’s turned to crowd-funding, with […]

PengPod hoping to ship inexpensive Linux tablets with 7, 10 inch displays

It’s not that tough to get Linux up and running on a variety of ARM-based tablets, notebooks, or mini PCs. But PengPod founder Neal Peacock wants to go one step further and offer a line of tablets and mini PCs that ship with Linux instead of Google Android. He’s running an Indiegogo campaign to raise […]