Project Ara is still very much just a project, but because the Google ATAP crew put it under the spotlight earlier today, many key details have surfaced on just how the modular smartphone will find its way to the real world later this year.
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At its Project Ara Developers Conference in Mountain View, Google today announced two very significant advancements regarding Project Ara. The first is the Spiral 2, the first Project Ara phone that will be sold. The Spiral 2 is currently specced lower than most flagships. The base model features a 1280×720 display, light and ... Read More »
The idea of a phone that could not only be built to the exact specifications that you wanted, but also could be updated piece by piece or modified for specific circumstances resonated ... Read More »
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Project Ara has been in the spotlight for well over a year now thanks to its modules that allow users to swap in new parts to adapt their phone for certain situations and greatly extend the life of the core of the device. Now another company has surfaced with its own take ... Read More »
The promise of modular phones and the flexibility Google’s Project Ara proposes to bring to consumers has the tech community giddy with excitement. And we’ve just barely witnessed the very beginning. Announced via Google+ today, the next phase of Project Ara will be detailed just two weeks into the new year at a developer ... Read More »
Google recently revealed that its Project Ara devices will run a special version of Android 5.0 Lollipop that’ll allow for most modules to be hot-swapped. But just how will you buy those modules in the first place? Now we know.
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Project Ara is the long-awaited effort to bring a modular smartphone to the masses. Instead of buying a smartphone and tossing it out when you upgrade, you’ll be able to swap out modules just by pulling them out and sliding new ones in. Everything from the processor to the display will be replaceable, and it seems people love ... Read More »
This week’s episode dives into new details of Project Ara’s modular phone, the sale of Google Glass to the public, a quick hands-on review of the Samsung Galaxy S5 and why 4K video capture is a must-have (yes, you read that right) requirement for every high-end smartphone. Be sure to subscribe to the RSS feed to ... Read More »
With only a little more than a week to go before the first the Project Ara Developer Conference, a new video has gone up on the Phonebloks YouTube channel that introduces us to a few more key players on the Ara team and also gives us a quick look at how Google is working ... Read More »