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Phonebloks – A Modular Phone Concept

Modularity has its advantages and benefits. Put in what you want and take out what you don’t need. Work on specific components and parts instead of the system as a whole. A PC benefits from “modularity” in the sense that you can simply upgrade certain components say the graphics card and keep the whole system intact without doing a wholesale overhaul. This time around Dave Hakkens is bringing this system into phones. Called Phonebloks, Dave is promoting the concept of modular design to phones, allowing people to simply change parts instead of the whole phone. He explains it in a video right after the jump.

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Introducing the Ubuntu Edge

Did you know that there are other smart phone OSes besides Google’s Android, Apple’s iOS and Microsoft’s Windows? Mozilla’s Firefox OS is one of the up and coming mobile OS. Together with that, we have the Ubuntu OS for phones. Introducing Ubuntu Edge, a phone that’s not a phone. With the ability to dual boot both Ubuntu phone OS and android, the Ubuntu Edge can also act as a fully functional Ubuntu desktop PC. A phone? Nah, a mobile device rather. Read on for the introductory video.

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SIGHT The Future of Seeing

The future of seeing is right here in this very short film. How will you imagine our future to be? Eran May-raz and Daniel Lazo sure has taken the gift of sight to a whole new level. Welcome to the future, where augmented reality is everything. It sure is cool to have such technology but as the video also suggests *SPOILER*, it may be a danger as well. See it to believe.

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Google Project Glass Augmented Reality Glasses

Well the big brother is about to change the way you look at things forever. Introducing Google’s Project Glass, augmented reality is coming soon right before your very own eyes. See the world in a totally different manner. It totally feels like a hollywood movie, just that this time it is going to get real. Getting directions, weather forecasts, latest news and updates will happen right before your eyes. It sounds absolutely futuristically fantastic. Read on for the video introducing Project Glass. Continue reading