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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

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

See Project Light’s Anime-Style Characters In Motion For The First Time

The first teaser video from upcoming turn-based Japanese-style RPG "Project Light" shows how the main characters look in-game. Read See Project Light’s Anime-Style Characters In Motion For The First Time on Siliconera!.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated NewsJun 7th, 2015

The Wrist Wars heat up: Blocks’ modular smartwatch details emerge

Taking cues from Google's Project Ara smartphone, Blocks' modular approach to the watch makes it very interesting. Now that we know it's running Android Lollipop instead of Android Wear, it's even more so. The post The Wrist Wars heat up: Blocks’ mo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2015

This customizable smartwatch runs Android Lollipop, not Android Wear

Taking cues from Google's Project Ara smartphone, Blocks' modular approach to the watch makes it very interesting. Now that we know it's running Android Lollipop instead of Android Wear, it's even more so. The post This customizable smartwatch runs Androi.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2015

Qualcomm to partner with Google for Project Tango smartphones

The red-hot Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 will power Google’s Project Tango smartphones. Qualcomm says its Project Tango smartphone development program will arrive this summer, which moves Google’s latest experiment beyond tablets. Presumably, Google is no.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsJun 1st, 2015

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 NewsMay 29th, 2015

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 NewsMay 29th, 2015

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 NewsMay 29th, 2015

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 NewsMay 29th, 2015

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 NewsMay 29th, 2015

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