Remember the Blocks modular smartwatch concept? Well, the good news is that the product is no longer just a concept. After an impressive $1.6 million Kickstarter campaign, the company is ready to show off the final version of the product. Even better, you can preorder a Blocks watch right now, though the device launches only later this fall.
It all started as an awesome concept, at least on paper, a few years ago: The Blocks modular smartwatch that would let the wearer customize his or her smartwatch experience by removing and adding blocks that contain different hardware components. Since then, the Blocks Wearables team has made significant progress, and a functional device should ship to your door by next May, assuming you’re ready to back it up on Kickstarter – and that everything goes well during manufacturing. More →
Blocks, the company currently working on modular smartwatches that will one day work with iPhone and Android handsets, is getting closer to launching its first gadget. The company has announced an exclusive membership program that will let 1,000 interested users be the first to preorder version 1 the Blocks smartwatch for the cheapest available price. More →
In case you haven’t heard of it, Blocks is a U.K. company aiming to build modular smartwatches that can better suit the needs of wearable buyers looking to modify their gadgets to best suit their needs. And now the company has already demoed an early prototype of its Blocks modular smartwatch at a Bluetooth Special Interest Group event in London, Engadget reports. More →
Blocks is a new project that aims to bring Project Ara-like modularity to wearable devices – specifically to smartwatches – by allowing buyers to customize their smartwatch needs to better suit their lifestyles and activities. Blocks proposes that a smarwatch’s strap could be made of multiple swappable blocks, each one capable of performing a specific task. More →