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

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

Up close with Google and Qualcomm’s new Project Tango smartphone platform [VIDEO]

During this year's Google I/O, Google announced a new smartphone reference platform for Project Tango. The device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 and equipped with a 3D depth sensing camera. Out of all the Google projects, Project Tango is pr.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated News5 hr. 31 min. ago

Google shows Project Ara live in action for the first time

Project Ara is still a work in progress, but Google’s ATAP division showed the public its modular phone successfully booting up and working for the the first time ever. The company even took a photo live onstage. Though the demo only...See full gal.....»»

Category: topSource:  technobuffaloRelated News11 hr. 34 min. ago

Project Ara Update: Still Not Available, But Looking Cooler Than Ever

At this morning’s ATAP session at Google I/O we got another little tease of Project Ara, Google’s modular smartphone. I mean, it was a tiny tease. Basically, it still a thing that exists. But! We got to see a little of it in action and it was pretty d.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated News13 hr. 1 min. ago

Google’s Ara Modular Phone Takes A Real Photo From A Snap-In Camera

 Google’s ATAP team showed a working version of its Project Ara modular smartphone on stage at I/O today, with engineer Rafa Camargo snapping in a camera module and taking a quick photo on a device running the latest version of Android. It was .....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 51 min. ago

Your clothes will be your next smartphone with Google’s Project Jacquard [VIDEO]

The Google ATAP team took to the stage at a very interesting Google IO session this morning to talk about the future of wearable technologies. Google’s ambitions aren’t just more beautiful and functional smart watches, or a refined version of .....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated News14 hr. 12 min. ago

Google’s Chromecast is about to get a lot better for gaming, dual-screen apps and binge-watching shows

17 million Chromecasts and 1.5 billion content streams on, Google is launching new tools that will help developers enhance video and gaming experiences on its streaming device. The new Remote Display API (beta) allows your smartphone or tablet to act as .....»»

Category: topSource:  thenextwebRelated NewsMay 29th, 2015

Google"s I/O 2015 keynote is about to begin - watch live streaming video RIGHT HERE!

We’re moments away from the Google I/O 2015 keynote, where Google is expected to unveil the next generation of Android, discuss the future of Android Wear and possibly provide a few updates on the exciting modular phone known as Project Ara. Who kno.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated NewsMay 28th, 2015

Nexpaq Smartphone Case Has Modular Electronics: Casebloks

Google’s Project Ara and similar smartphones could help us personalize our mobile device like we do our PCs, but if you’d rather stick with your smartphone of choice, the Nexpaq phone case appears to be a… Google’s Project Ar.....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  technabobRelated NewsMay 18th, 2015

This is what your phone’s battery looks like when it overheats

What does your smartphone’s battery look like when it overheats? A little bit scary, as a new video posted by University College London shows. The video was posted as part of a project being conducted by UCL Chemical Engineering PhD student Donal F.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated NewsMay 1st, 2015

Indiegogo cancels modular phone project without an explanation

Google's Project Ara isn't the only modular smartphone we can expect to see launch this year. Meet Fonkraft, a new modular phone that's cheap, easily modified, and expected to be ready in September. The post Indiegogo cancels modular phone project without.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2015

Fonkraft modular phone cancelled by Indiegogo

Google's Project Ara brought widespread attention to the possibilities of a modular smartphone, but there's still quite a bit of waiting to be had on that front. We've seen more than one modular smartphone surface, including the previously detailed but st.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsMay 1st, 2015

Pretend you have Project Ara with this modular smartphone case

As awesome as Project Ara is, we've yet to hear a solid timeline nor pricing info for Google's ambitious modular smartphone. But we bring you good news: For those who lack patience and want to try the next best thing, you may want to consider the Nex........»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated NewsApr 29th, 2015