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Panasonic Toughbook 55 review: Oh so rugged and modular

Panasonic Toughbook 55 review: Oh so rugged and modular

6 monthes ago   |   Phandroid

The Panasonic Toughbook 55 is a bit of a curveball in the laptop world. It's a super rugged, modular device developed for businesses, emergency crew, police, military, and...
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Modular smartphones are a fantastic idea, let's bring them back

Modular smartphones are a fantastic idea, let's bring them back

9 monthes ago   |   Phandroid

One of the main arguments as to why PC is considered better than Mac computers is because of their modular nature. This allows users to swap out parts or add to their build as...
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5G Moto Mod is almost here, makes an appearance at the FCC

5G Moto Mod is almost here, makes an appearance at the FCC

One year ago   |   Phandroid

The concept of modular smartphones was very intriguing from both a technological and environmental standpoint. It would help solve the issue of phone upgrades where we would...
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Google Not Done With Modular Phones Yet, Patent Suggests

Google Not Done With Modular Phones Yet, Patent Suggests

One year ago   |   Android Headlines

Although Project Ara has been shelved, it seems Google has still not given up on modular smartphones , as a recently granted patent indicates that the company is pursuing...
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Google Pixel 4 could be a modular device inspired by Project Ara

Google Pixel 4 could be a modular device inspired by Project Ara

One year ago   |   Phandroid   |   2 articles

Google explored the concept of modular phones with Project Ara, but the notion never made it to the mainstream. Moto Mods has also introduced the idea of adding modules to a...
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Project Ara not dead? This Google patent hints at a modular smartphone

Project Ara not dead? This Google patent hints at a modular smartphone

One year ago   |   Tech Radar   |   2 articles

The Google Pixel 4 may not be the only new smartphone that the search giant is working on. A new patent application from the company details a modular device that blurs the...
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Google's Patent Hints At Rebirth Of Project Ara, A Modular Handset

Google's Patent Hints At Rebirth Of Project Ara, A Modular Handset

One year ago   |   Android Headlines   |   2 articles

A rather interesting patent has surfaced on WIPO recently, about a week ago, and it involves Google. This patent was submitted by Google back in September, but was published on...
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The Phonebloks guy chronicles the rise and fall of modular smartphones

One year ago   |   Phandroid

Anyone remember Phonebloks? If the name sounds familiar, that's because it was the concept behind Google's Project Ara - a modular smartphone which would have allowed users to...
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IPhone 13 Could Come With 1TB Of Storage

IPhone 13 Could Come With 1TB Of Storage

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IPhone 12 mini gets its first hands-on video and it lives up to the name

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What you need to know We've been treated to the first iPhone 12 mini hands-on video. A Romanian YouTuber was able to get hold of one. It's fair to say that it's small. It's an... Read more ...

Apple invites macOS developers to special labs ahead of 1st Apple Silicon...

Apple invites macOS developers to special labs ahead of 1st Apple Silicon Mac announcement

Apple is now inviting macOS developers who are part of the Universal App Quick Start Program to join Apple engineers on special labs next week. The program is intended for... Read more ...

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Comment: Google shouldn't give up on alarm systems like the Nest Secure - here's why

Earlier this month, Google brutally pulled the plug on Nest Secure , its 3-year-old alarm system that doesn't have a successor of any kind in sight. While that product won't be... Read more ...

Apple's Clips App Update With Revamped Interface, HDR Recording for iPhone 12

Apple's Clips App Update With Revamped Interface, HDR Recording for iPhone 12

Apple has just announced that version 3.0 of its video editing app Clips is now available to download. Landscape Orientation Support and More The biggest change is a redesigned... Read more ...

The PSVR Will Work With PS5 But You Need This Free Adapter

The PSVR Will Work With PS5 But You Need This Free Adapter

Sony is well aware that owners of the PSVR will want to use it with the PS5. And it will work as Sony previously confirmed that it'll be compatible with the new system. You... Read more ...

Updated PlayStation app launches on Android and iOS with store integration

Updated PlayStation app launches on Android and iOS with store integration

The app is rolling out later today with native PS Store integration and more. What you need to know Sony is launching an updated PlayStation app that's been redesigned to... Read more ...

Iconboard lets you create, manage, and apply iOS Home screen icon layouts

Iconboard lets you create, manage, and apply iOS Home screen icon layouts

What you need to know The world of iOS 14 Home screen customization is taking off. But setting up your Home screen can be a real pain. Iconboard makes it easier and quicker to... Read more ...