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google finally announces concrete plans for project ara modular smartphone platform

the latest video exhibits an updated frame with durable latches and connectors to keep modules secured. The post google finally announces concrete plans for project ara modular smartphone platform appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magaz.....»»

Category: infraSource:  designboomRelated NewsMay 24th, 2016

Project Ara: Google"s vision for the future of the smartphone video - CNET

Google lead engineer Rafa Camargo gives a demo of its modular smartphone concept, Project Ara. The prototype phone lets you swap in interchangeable parts by popping them in and out......»»

Category: topSource:  cnetRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2016

You can watch Google ATAP’s entire Google I/O 2016 session here [VIDEO]

Google ATAP's entire Google I/O session is now available for streaming on YouTube. Announcements include Project Ara (modular smartphone), Jacquard (touch-sensitive fabric), Solis (radar-enabled electronics), and Spotlight Stories (immersive 3D storytelli.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsMay 20th, 2016

Official: Project Ara launching next year, is a little less modular than we hoped [VIDEO]

After months of (concerning) silence, Google ATAP is finally ready to break their silence on Project Ara — Google’s modular smartphone project. Turns out, there's been a lot of changes since we saw it last, with a phone more geared toward "fun" than t.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsMay 20th, 2016

Google"s Project Ara smartphone project shows signs of life

Google's Project Ara modular smartphone project is showing signs of life after a long lull, though it's not certain when the customizable smartphones will be available.The Project Ara Web site sports a new look, with the redesigned front page carrying the.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsMar 24th, 2016

Hasselblad"s V1D camera concept is a modular dream

With Project Ara, Google learned how to build a modular smartphone, and then discovered that nobody actually wants one. Cameras are different, though -- photographers love to accessorize with battery grips, handles, DSLR rigs and more. Hasselblad tak........»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated NewsSep 20th, 2016

Google teases Oct 4th Pixel and Pixel XL reveal, first real photos leaked [VIDEO]

If Google’s latest teaser is any indication, we’re still a good few weeks away from any sort of new Google device announcements. But right on schedule, the floodgates have opened with new leaks of Google’s smartphone lineup spilling out .....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsSep 19th, 2016

Project Ara"s death is bad news for the weird side of Google

Last week, Google announced that it was killing Project Ara, the company's modular smartphone initiative. Ara was easily one of the coolest and strangest things Google was working on, but the project always felt like a bit of a longshot. In this worl.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated NewsSep 7th, 2016

Google’s modular smartphone, Project Ara, is officially dead

Those of you hoping for a modular smartphone are going to be disappointed -- Google's Project Ara has officially been canceled......»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated NewsSep 6th, 2016

Google's Project Ara Gets A Final Nail In The Coffin

Under Google's leadership, Motorola Mobility acquired Modu, a small company that popularised the downright dumb idea of manufacturing modular phones. Thanks to a fancy promo video though, most people started seeing it as the future of mobile phones. The s.....»»

Category: topSource:  techtreeRelated NewsSep 4th, 2016

Let’s just admit Google’s Project Ara was a terrible idea and move on

Google is killing Project Ara, it’s modular smartphone concept that aimed to let you ‘upgrade’ your phone piece by piece. In theory, it sounds pretty amazing. In practice, it would have been terrible. Google was trying to gamify upgrades As-is, the .....»»

Category: topSource:  thenextwebRelated NewsSep 4th, 2016

The Google hype machine fails again

Early Friday morning, reports broke the news that Alphabet is killing Project Ara, its attempt at a modular smartphone. I'm not crying for the loss of Ara -- phones with swappable screens are inherently dumb -- but there's only so many times Google and .....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2016

Updated: Google has dismantled its Project Ara modular smartphone plans

Update: It's official - Google has suspended its Project Ara modular smartphone plans, putting an end to its ambitions of bringing a DIY handset to market. A spokesperson for the search giant confirmed it's shelving Project Ara to VentureBeat, though woul.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2016

Goodbye, Project Ara: Google has reportedly killed its modular phone project

Google has reportedly "suspended" its modular smartphone initiative, Project Ara. The move comes as part of a broader push to streamline the company's hardware efforts, according to a Reuters report citing people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2016

Updated: Google is dismantling its Project Ara modular smartphone plans

Update: It's official - Google has suspended its Project Ara modular smartphone plans, putting an end to its ambitions of bringing a DIY handset to market. A spokesperson for the search giant confirmed it's shelving Project Ara to VentureBeat, though woul.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2016

Google officially ends its Project Ara modular phone initiative

Google has shut down its modular smartphone initiative, Project Ara, a spokesperson confirmed to VentureBeat today. This follows an earlier report from Reuters that claimed Google was finished with Project Ara. We've reached out to Google for confirm.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2016

Google has killed its modular phone project

Google has reportedly “suspended” its modular smartphone initiative, Project Ara. The move comes as part of a broader push to streamline the company's hardware efforts, according to a Reuters report citing people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2016

Google Ditches Project Ara Modular Phone Ambitions

In May, Google promised to launch a developer edition of its Project Ara modular smartphone by the end of the year and take a consumer version to the market in 2017. Those ambitions, however, have apparently been shelved. Google had touted its modular co.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2016

Google has reportedly canned Project Ara, its plan to build a modular smartphone

Google has halted work on Project Ara, it’s ambitious initiative to build the world’s first fully modular smartphone, reports Reuters. The cancellation, says Reuters, comes as part of a move...Google has halted work on Project Ara, it’s .....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2016

Google axes its radical Project Ara modular smartphone

Google has dropped plans for a modular smartphone with interchangeable parts as it realigns its investments in the area of hardware. While the company will not be releasing the Project Ara phone that was to have been easily customizable, it may bring the .....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2016