News tagged ‘project ara’
Friday, 27 Jun 2014
Google showed off a (nearly) working prototype of its Project Ara modular smartphone concept at Google I/O today, and also shared more insights into the progression of the project, including why it is investing in a 3D printer that can print 50 times faster than traditional 3D printers.
Thursday, 17 Apr 2014
Google has unveiled an ambitious modular smartphone concept at its Project Ara Developer Conference that would let customers swap out major components, including the camera, speakers and GPS module. The device would retail for just US$50 for the basic smartphone, and could be available as early as January 2015.
Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013
Motorola recently unveiled Project Ara, a free and open hardware platform for creating highly modular phones. Early designs of these phones show that each and every part can be swapped around, letting users choose what their devices can do, and how much they cost.