The audio experts at Sennheiser are lending an ear to the Lego-like bolt-together Phonebloks modular mobile phone backed by Google.
Google Motorola has announced Ara, a project to create a modular smartphone that allows you to swap out components, partnering with Phonebloks' Dave Hakkens.
A new concept mobile aims to do away with upgrades by having swappable modules that keep your phone up to date.
Rather than throwing out an entire smartphone when something breaks or you want to upgrade, the Phonebloks concept fits together like Lego so you can swap pieces out as needed.
With Google's mix-and-match Project Ara handsets, the time is ripe for wacky add-ons to truly customize your phone.
A customisable, modular smartwatch called Blocks promises a choice of features to fit your lifestyle.
Google is sending out hardware for Project Ara, which will let you build a personalised phone from a selection of bolt-together elements.
Toshiba is slated to be a major chip supplier for the Project Ara smartphone, according to a Japan-based report.
Think handsets have hit an innovative plateau? With a little imagination (and some wishful thinking), CNET explores what smartphones might look like in the not-so-distant future.
Chinese phone firm ZTE is getting in the modular mobile action with this, the Eco-Mobius.