Blocks Wearables will start taking orders for its modular smartwatch this summer

We got a sense of what Blocks Wearables is trying to achieve back at CES earlier this year. There, the company showed off a design mock-up for a smartwatch that could have interchangeable modules, a concept similar to what Google has been shooting for in smartphones with Project Ara. While the CES design wasn’t a working watch, it sounds like Blocks is getting closer to that goal: today, the company is showing off some new renders of the upcoming device and announcing that the watch will be powered by Qualcomm.

Specifically, the main watch face “module” will include a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, something not altogether different from what you’ll find in a number of Android Wear smartwatches. What Blocks promises will set its…

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Author: Nathan Ingraham

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