So far, BLOCKS has raised $1,420,000 of its $250,000 goal. The modular smartwatch project is the first of its kind. It’s also the second crowdfunding project active right now focused on modular design in mobile technology. But while that project goes through a bit of a slow drip, BLOCKS is trying to really stretch its goals here.
Backers blew past the project’s original goal in 56 minutes and the threefold mark in three days. Gorilla Glass for the “Core” display case was promised and will be delivered. Shipping prices have been reduced. The BLOCKS will be [...]
Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the possible Ubuntu Touch smartphones that we may see from undisclosed OEMs very soon. Microsoft is next as we get reports of the company being bold enough to offer Windows RT and Windows Phone 8 for free to OEMs. Nokia follows the news as we get more reports of a 5.2-inch Lumia, aside from more details of the Nokia Normandy, which may run Android. We then talk about Samsung, and the possibility that the company may ditch AMOLED displays next year. We end today’s show talking about the new Spotify mobile strategy.
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