Today, Sunday, the 28th of July 2013, ends the first week of Ubuntu Edge, modern, stylish, classy and elegant superdevice that pairs the users' up-to-date and futuristic IT desires with the pure Ubuntu experience.
Ubuntu Edge's Indiegogo campaign has witnessed an exciting first week, attracting almost $7,000,000 and more than 14,000 funders, while acting as a pool of interest for IT media, mainstream media and a massive amount of users.
By making a simple mathematical calculation (dividing $6,945,810 by 14,911 funders), one can see a $465 funding average, average that clearly shows the serious interest for the powerful Edge (while every contribution is important).
Along with the almost 7 million dollars, Ubuntu Edge has been solidly represented, talked about and explained by numerous important Canonical members, including the explanatory reddit IAmA conducted by Mark Shuttleworth and CNBC's video interview of Jane Silber.
Moreover, the official Ubuntu Edge team launched the Ubuntu Edge Referral Contest, permitting to a lucky hard-working user to receive a personalized Ubuntu Edge supersmartphone engraved with the winner's name.
Users can purchase and contribute to Ubuntu Edge on http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/ubuntu-edge