Canonical tried stepping into the smartphone market with the Ubuntu Edge. The crowdfunded smartphone couldn’t raise enough money, so it never saw the light of day. The company has been focusing its strengths on bringing Ubuntu to mobile phones. It has partnered up with several OEMs who have committed to developing phones that run on Ubuntu. At the CeBIT trade show in Hanover, Germany, Canonical CEO Mark Shuttleworth has revealed that Ubuntu smartphones price will range “between $200 and $400.”
NVIDIA is updating its laptop GPUs with four new products named GTX 850M, 860M, 870M and 880M. They are all part of a performance and features refresh from NVIDIA. The naming doesn’t make it clear, but the 800M Series uses two different generations of NVIDIA architectures. The high-end GTX 880M and GTX 870M are built on the Kepler architecture which has been on the market for some time, while the mid-range 850M and 860M are based on the new Maxwell architecture which has been recently featured in the desktop GeForce GTX 750 Ti product.
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