BLOCKS modular smartwatch platform is dead, liquidation process begins

The folks at BLOCKS unveiled a concept for a modular smartwatch in 2014, launched a crowdfunding campaign a year and a half later, and eventually raised more than $1.6 million from more than 5-thousand backers. But according to the latest update on the BLOCKS Kickstarter campaign, the team’s dream of a modular smartwatch platform is […]

BLOCKS modular smartwatch hits the FCC

The BLOCKS modular smartwatch is expected to begin shipping by the end of the year, and the team behind the project are currently taking pre-orders from folks who missed out on last year’s Kickstarter campaign. We’ve seen demo videos of the modular smartwatch in action, and Blocks co-founder Serge Didenko gave us a lot of […]

Interview with BLOCKS modular smartwatch co-founder Serge Didenko (LPX Show)

The BLOCKS modular smartwatch is set to begin shipping to customers in September. This follows a $1.6 million Kickstarter campaign in 2015 and a lot of other behind-the-scenes work to turn the idea of a modular smartwatch into an actual, working product. BLOCKs started showing off the final hardware designs earlier this month, and co-founder […]

This is what the finished BLOCKS modular smartwatch looks like (video)

After raising $1.6 million through a Kickstarter campaign last year, the developers of the BLOCKS modular smartwatch are getting ready to ship their first devices. The BLOCKS team has refined the design, updated the processor, and says the watch is “undergoing final testing prior to mass production.” It should ship this fall. You can pre-order […]

BLOCKS launches modular smartwatch Kickstarter campaign

It’s a busy year for makers of modular computing devices. Google’s working on a modular smartphone. Acer recently launched a modular desktop. And One Education’s got a modular laptop on the way. Now BLOCKS wants to bring a modular smartwatch to market, but first the developers are hoping to raise $250 thousand through a Kickstarter campaign to […]