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Toshiba shows off first working camera modules for Project Ara [VIDEO]

What sounded like science fiction when it was first announced, Project Ara -- the world's first modular smartphone -- has been on the fast track from development to market availability. Arriving first in Puerto Rico later this year, Ara will offer up a ba.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2015

Google reveals first functional Project Ara prototype (for real this time)

Google's Project Ara has reached an important milestone A new video shows off the most advanced prototype of the modular smartphone yet— one that actually boots and is able to launch an app. See also: Google Went Public 10 Years Ago, But It's Still .....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsOct 31st, 2014

Google delays Project Ara modular smartphone launch until 2016

Development work taking longer than expected amid plans to launch in the US first.....»»

Category: topSource:  v3Related NewsAug 18th, 2015

Meet the Firmware Lead For Google"s Project Ara Modular Smartphone (Video)

According to Wikipedia, 'Project Ara is the codename for an initiative that aims to develop an open hardware platform for creating highly modular smartphones.' Google is the sponsor, and the project seems to be moving faster than some people expect it to......»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 28th, 2015

Toshiba shows off three camera module prototypes for Project Ara

Toshiba has recently shown off three prototype camera module designs for Google's Project Ara modular smartphone. Project Ara is inching closer to its commercial début in Puerto Rico later this year, so it is only natural that we begin to hear word of mo.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  androidauthorityRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2015

Project Ara reportedly heading to MWC with 50 new modules

A new report claims Google is heading to Mobile World Congress next month with Project Ara, the company’s still-in-development modular smartphone. The upcoming presentation could include a quick demo of the device and up to 50 different swappable mo.....»»

Category: topSource:  technobuffaloRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2015

This video shows how insanely customizable Google’s Project Ara smartphone will be

Google’s Project Ara is the stuff of dreams. Don’t believe us? Check out the video below. The video was shared in conjunction with the unveiling of Google’s second prototype for its highly customizable “Spiral 2″ Ara phone......»»

Category: topSource:  venturebeatRelated NewsJan 14th, 2015

Check out this video of a working Project Ara prototype

There’s still a lot of work left to be done on Project Ara before it’s ready for retail. The development team is hard at work on making the dream of a modular smartphone come true which is evident in this latest video clip from Phonebloks......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2014

Google’s Project Ara Modular "LEGO" Smartphone Shown Booting Up on Video

Latest video shows a functioning prototype.....»»

Category: topSource:  dailytechRelated NewsOct 29th, 2014

Watch the first prototype of Google’s Ara modular smartphone project in action

Until now, all we've seen so far are industrial design models. This one actually boots up. Above: Google's advanced division's Project Ara modular smartphoneImage Credit: Google ATAPGoogle today posted a video showing off the first prototype from Pro.....»»

Category: topSource:  venturebeatRelated NewsOct 29th, 2014

Google"s week: Android Marshmallow, OnHub router, and a running robot

Search firm also admits that Project Ara modular smartphone is delayed until 2016.....»»

Category: topSource:  v3Related NewsAug 24th, 2015

Google delays modular Project Ara phone launch, but it didn’t fail the drop test

Google announced that it will delay the launch of its modular smartphone, Project Ara, with the phone now launching sometime in 2016. According to Google, the reason for the delay had to do with the company making more iterations than planned. The post Go.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 21st, 2015

Google hired a bunch of magnificent trolls to build its modular smartphone platform

If you’ve been following our coverage of Project Ara’s recent delay, you’ll know that the official launch of the platform had been pushed back due to prototype phones not being... If you’ve been following our coverage of Projec.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated NewsAug 21st, 2015

Google"s Project Ara Delayed

The modular smartphone fails the drop test. Google's Project Ara has hit some delays - reportedly because the phone keeps falling apart. Designed as a modular smartphone from Google's Advanced Technologies and Projects group, Project Ara will allow .....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsAug 20th, 2015

Project Ara was delayed because its electropermanent magnets failed drop tests

Google revealed earlier this week that the pilot program for its modular smartphone had been delayed until 2016. What’s more, the search giant said the test would no longer take place in Puerto Rico as the company was instead courting a few location.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsAug 20th, 2015

Google"s Project Ara DIY Smartphone Delayed To 2016

Google's DIY smartphone experiment -- Project Ara -- is getting pushed into next year because the phone is more modular than the company previously expected......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated NewsAug 20th, 2015

Google delays modular Project Ara smartphone launch (updated)

Google announced that it will delay the launch of its modular smartphone, Project Ara, with the phone now launching sometime in 2016. According to Google, the reason for the delay had to do with the company making more iterations than planned. The post Go.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 20th, 2015

Why Google"s Modular Project Ara Smartphone Was Delayed

We won’t see Google’s awesome Project Ara smartphone till 2016 , and there’s a surprisingly simple reason for that. It fell to pieces when people dropped it. Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsAug 19th, 2015

Project Ara delayed because prototypes couldn’t survive a drop test

Over the last week and a bit we’ve had a trickle of information regarding Google’s ambitious project to create a modular smartphone. Codenamed Project Ara, the initiative was initially set... Over the last week and a bit we’ve had a .....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated NewsAug 19th, 2015

Google’s clever Project Ara module magnets don’t work

Google's Project Ara modular smartphone just can't catch a break, with plans to use fancy electropermanent magnets scrapped after they struggled in testing. The Ara team had planned to use an innovative new module attachment system with, it was promised, .....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsAug 19th, 2015