Project Ara? Fairphone? Puzzlephone? The era of modular devices has only begun and only a couple of these projects has gotten off the ground in any meaningful way. Maybe the path forward for modular devices doesn’t have to start with the whole kit and kaboodle. Maybe it can just start with a “smartcase.”
That’s what the i-BLADES Smartcase plans to be, a connected sleeve for your phone that can also take in cards (“Smartblades”) via pin contacts that can expand either your storage up to 1TB and/or your battery by up 10 times the [...]
As much as Samsung wants you to buy its new Galaxy S5, not everyone is sold on buying a new Galaxy. The company has fitted its new flagship with all the health sensors it could, like a heart rate monitor, but what if you want to do this without having to buy a new phone? Well, there are some wearable solutions out there, but a company named Azoi just came out of the blue with an iPhone case that pretends to compete.
The new “Wello” case is designed to track your blood pressure, heart rate, temperature, blood oxygen levels, receive ECG waves and even track the health [...]