Lenovo finalmente acaba de presentar su nuevo smartphone estrella, el Moto Z. Y esta vez no solo apuestan por un buen hardware sino que se suben al vagón de la tecnología modular, esa de la que LG ya nos habló durante la MWC 2016. Así, el Moto Z puede transformarse en un proyector u obtener mucha más…
Hace casi tres años Motorola presentó el Project Ara, su idea de cómo los smartphones podrían ser modulares “en el futuro”. Según LG, ese futuro ya está aquí (al menos de forma parcial), y por ello el G5 incorpora un compartimento modular para añadir bondades al terminal que podría ser revolucionario.
Many companies, including Alphabet’s Project Ara, promise us that the future is modular, pieces of hardware added individual to create the exact gadget you need. Although Ara is still toiling away on its piecemeal smartphone, research from Columbia University’s computer vision laboratory is making that promise a…
De todos los nuevos equipos presentados por Acer en IFA, el Revo Build es, probablemente, el más original. Se trata de un mini PC separado en pequeños módulos magnéticos apilables. Actualizarlo es tan sencillo como quitar un piso y poner otro. Un poco como Project Ara, pero en equipos de sobremesa.
Acer is serious about external graphics—the idea that you can plug a graphics card into a relatively weak computer and make it more powerful whenever you need. How serious? The company will sell two computers with external graphics in mind, starting this year.
We won’t see Google’s awesome Project Ara smartphone till 2016, and there’s a surprisingly simple reason for that. It fell to pieces when people dropped it.
At this morning’s ATAP session at Google I/O we got another little tease of Project Ara, Google’s modular smartphone. I mean, it was a tiny tease. Basically, it still a thing that exists. But! We got to see a little of it in action and it was pretty damn impressive.
There are a lot of alternative keyboard options out there, but sometimes you need something really specific. Building your own is pretty tough. Students from Tokyo University are about to make it easier.
The "last phone you'll ever need to buy" won't be available for you to buy anytime soon. Google says that the super exciting Project Ara modular smartphone will launch in... Puerto Rico?
Did you know that Chromebooks were originally supposed to be disposable computers? That didn't quite come to pass. But a new computer company called The Hive has a PC that you actually do trade in, year after year.
One of the biggest problems with powerful smartwatches is battery life. Who wants to charge their watch every night? But what if your watch was made of modular blocks and you could add as many batteries as you like?
Each year Lego puts out an exclusive modular building and they are always pretty special. In January of 2015, Detective's Office (10246) hits the shelves. Pricing is set at $159.99 for this 2,262 piece kit that measures over 10" high and is packed full of awesome play and gorgeous design.
Here is a box shot of the new Lego Modular building that will be released in early 2015 under the Creator Expert line. Detective's Office (10246) looks to be a pretty awesome set with a pool hall, Al's barber shop, an apartment and of course the office of Ace Brickman, private detective.
Google's increasingly compelling Project Ara modular smartphone has a contender. Startup Vsenn, co-founded by a former program manager of the Nokia's short-lived Android-based Nokia X initiative, aims to give it a run for its money—and focus on privacy.
Collaborating on huge builds for a display or convention is one of the hardest things that we AFOL can do; Making time for meetings virtually or in person is difficult. The modular building scale did wonders in the Lego convention world because everything was built to a standard. The Micropolis standard does the…
Ara modular smartphone platform increasingly seriously, and in this video it lays bare some of the challenges it's been facing—and how it's overcoming them.Google's taking its
When you live in a closet-sized city apartment, it's no fun to cook in a teeny, tiny cramped kitchen. But a kitchen completely hidden behind lovely wood cabinets when not in use? That's kind of ingenious.