Google killed its 'Project Ara' modular smartphone, but some developer units were distributed. Luckily, it looks like one has surfaced, giving us a better glimpse of what could have been.
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A new report states that despite what the company announced at its I/O developer conference in May of this year, Google is suspending its modular phone ambitions, Project Ara.
Back in 2014, Phonebloks founder Dave Hakkens partnered with Google for Project Ara. However the latest update to the project seems to have thrown him off, stating the concept has become less modular.
It appears that Google's modular phone program - Project Ara - is finally ready, as the firm is promising to ship Ara to developers this fall, with a consumer model coming in 2017.
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Google's modular device experiment, Project Ara, is ditching its electropermanent magnet setup amid drop test failure. Luckily, the team already has something new.
Google's 'Project Ara' modular phone project has been delayed and will not resurface until 2016. Google planned to unveil it in Puerto Rico, but has now changed plans to have it debut in the U.S.
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Google has long been working on its modular phone project dubbed Project Ara. Today, at the Project Ara Module Developers Conference, Google has unveiled the second iteration of the device.
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Phonebloks has unveiled the first prototype for Project Ara. The modular device that debuted earlier this year has come a long way. A developer conference is scheduled for January of 2015.
Developers with hardware expertise and great ideas for the modular smartphone project can now apply to receive dev units, as Google continues its efforts to turn the project into a production reality.
Google is giving away its Ara modular smartphone to 100 people who will test it and help to refine it ahead of launch, rather than charging a small fortune for beta testing as it is doing with Glass.
Google announced today that it plans to release the first version of its "Project Ara" modular smartphone sometime in January 2015, with the base device selling for $50.
Project Ara, Google's modular handset project released a new video that shows some interesting features like electro-permanent magnets that will hold modules in place.
Google has announced yet another smartphone research effort called "Project Ara" that is aiming to create a handset that has modular components that can be swapped in and out by its owners.