Sphero acquires modular electronics company LittleBits

    Sphero, the nine-year-old Colorado-based company best known for its lineup of programmable robots, this week completed a major acquisition that catapults it to the top of the burgeoning science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) product market. Today, the company announced it has purchased New York City-based modular electronics startup LittleBits for an undisclosed sum, […]

    DARPA project aims to make modular computers out of ‘chiplets’

    The Defense Department’s research arm has officially kicked off its effort to create a modular computing framework, with pieces pulled from a mix-‘n-match set of “chiplets.” Producing something this weird will take a village, the agency suggested — in fact, “an enormous village rife with innovators.” DARPA did always have a way with words. The program, […]

    Nexpaq Modular Smartphone Case Adds Hardware to Your Mobile

    0 The idea of a modular smartphone with interchangeable components is nothing new. The concept’s been floating around for awhile with projects such as Google’s Ara. But one company is attempting to bring modular to your hands in the form of a case rather than a phone. The Nexpaq modular smartphone case boasts being able to customize, […]

    New HP Elite Slice Takes Modular Approach to the Business PC

    Modularity has been defined as the degree to which a system’s components may be separated and recombined. And nowhere is this concept being applied more than the tech sector, where companies are introducing products that allow users to pick and choose what they need instead of cramming everything into a single device. The HP (NYSE:HPQ) […]