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|Ubuntu Mobile Operating System Seeking Crowdfunding|
| 5:22 pm on Jul 23, 2013 (gmt 0)|
Interesting, if they do achieve the figure they're after. Later, they will need a whole lot more to get the system marketed.
|London-based Canonical is seeking to raise $32m (£20.8m) over the next 30 days to produce 40,000 devices. |
To succeed it needs to raise several times more cash than any other crowd-financed project has done before.
However, one market watcher said even if succeeds, the mobile OS would probably still struggle to gain ground.
|brotherhood of LAN|
| 5:26 pm on Jul 23, 2013 (gmt 0)|
If you contribute something like $800, you get one of the phones.
I'd consider contributing but I'm not much of a mobile user, but grateful for the work that's went on their desktop/server.
| 10:47 am on Jul 24, 2013 (gmt 0)|
Currently, $625 gets you the phone, but they have limited numbers at several price points between that and $850
Its going quite well so they have a good chance of making it.
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