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    Google halts project ARA, modular phones are too expensive and bulky

    Modular smartphones have generated great enthusiasm in the tech community for their potential to prolong the lifespan of a device and reduce electronic waste. But the devices are difficult to bring to market because their interchangeable parts...

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    Project Ara Lives: Google’s Modular Phone Is Ready

      Google wants to open up smartphone innovation by creating an ecosystem anyone can contribute to. Mobile is the largest technology platform in history, but to get in, you either need the resources and experience of an...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Vestigen’s Project Ara Sensors improve our life

    Modular open mobiles are getting closer, and the disruptive applications as well. Vestigen is a company that is designing and manufacturing smart sensors for Project Ara that could really improve our lives: “Project Ara is getting closer...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Project Ara Working Prototype Showcased

    Earlier in November, during Engadget Expand 2014 Paul Eremenko, head of Project Ara, shown the so called spiral 1 a fully working prototype of Project Ara. It runs Android KitKat and applications, The prototype worked perfectly (finally) throughout the...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Sennheiser’s first Phonebloks enabled “sound-blok” is coming

    Super interesting update from the Phonebloks team as Sennheiser, one of the most important player in Hi-Fi Audio, published some great pictures from the work is doing with Phonebloks: Its been a busy two weeks here in...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    Footage from first Google’s Ara modular smartphone working prototype

    I recall I saw this video at the Open Hardware Summit in Rome – Gawin Dapper, CTO of Phonebloks shown it. It’s pretty impressing to see how the guys from Project Ara / Phonebloks just went from...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    Project Ara starts shipping Developer Boards: Apply!

    Project Ara – the semi-open hardware, modular smartphone from Google – starts shipping developer boards:   Developer Hardware Request Thank you for your interest in Project Ara. You may use this form to apply for development boards, which...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • 3D Printing Speeds to Increase By 50X according to 3D Systems

    3D Systems’ Investor Day, brought us a great news related to the collaboration between the 3Dprinting giant and Google – in relation to Project Ara. The company estimates that the printing speeds used within the manufacturing of modules...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    Phonebloks shows The team behind Ara in Video

    You know, I love these folks! I love this project! I just can’t wait to see this on the market! In the video the team shows an amazing prototype featuring self locking magnets, and also some preliminary...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    Chat with Dave Hakkens: that’s why Phonebloks it’s about Co-Design and OpenSource

    Phonebloks and Project Ara Few days ago, after the presentation of the joint venture between Phonebloks and Motorola, called Project Ara, that I pretty enthusiastically commented earlier on this blog, we reached out to Phonebloks website with...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    Motorola Project Ara: the future of Smartphones is Open Source Hardware

    The recently announced Project Ara from Motorola is a groundbreaking  news for all the open source community. If the declared objective of Motorola (read Google) – that of truly democratizing the Smartphone (I would say the digital...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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