Ubuntu smartphones slated to hit market this fall

Canonical will release Ubuntu phones this fall. Despite the Ubuntu Edge’s failure to reach its $32 million goal on IndieGoGo, the company has been working to perfect its OS. It’s even released builds of its Touch OS for enthusiasts who want to mod their Nexus devices.

Basis in talks with Apple, Google, and others to sell company

Fitness smartwatch manufacturer, Basis Science, is looking to sell. The company is said to be seeking around $100 million from potential buyers that consists of companies like Google, Apple, and a few others.

Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite ultraportable with Intel Haswell CPU spotted

Samsung has added an Intel Haswell processor to its ATIV Series 9 Lite version of ultrabooks. Previously configured with an AMD CPU when it launched back in July, Intel-equipped models have been spotted in the wild.

Microsoft Offering $100 Store Credit to “Ditch” Your PS3

Microsoft is running a promotion for US, Canada, and Puerto Rico from January 23rd – March 2 that offers PS3 and Xbox 360 owners to recycle their old consoles. As a reward they get $100 of credit toward the Microsoft store.

Analysts Projecting $17.5 billion in iWatch sales

Apple’s iWatch hasn’t even been announced, but analysts on Wall Street are already projecting the device to earn $17.5 billion in sales for its first year on the market. The bold prediction came from Morgan Stanley analyst, Katy Huberty.