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Google Project Ara gets August international release date: Gaming controller module revealed

Google Project Ara gets August international release date: Gaming controller module revealed

By 2 March 2015

Google Project Ara will be making its way to the world from August, Yezz has told Pocket-lint at Mobile World Congress 2015. It's also shown off its gaming controller module, along with many more, which you can see in our photo gallery above. Project... >>

Google Project Ara camera modules revealed for easy swap-out upgrades

Google Project Ara camera modules revealed for easy swap-out upgrades

By 16 February 2015

Until now, upgrading the camera on a smartphone meant splashing out on an entirely new device. Google's Project Ara uses interchangeable parts to keep upgrades specified and affordable though and Toshiba has been hard at work so it can be the first to reveal... >>

This is the Project Ara phone (in pictures)

This is the Project Ara phone (in pictures)

By 14 January 2015

Google has revealed its latest efforts in creating a modular based mobile phone, dubbed Project Ara, answering plenty of questions and leaving us with many more. Aside from a bevy of new information, Google has released a host of new pictures that let... >>

Google's Project Ara modular smartphone: Everything you need to know

Google's Project Ara modular smartphone: Everything you need to know

By 14 January 2015

Google wants to do to hardware what apps did to software. By creating a phone that can have each component changed, Google believes it will drive down hardware pricing while allowing users to pick and choose what they want. That's what Google's Project... >>

Google Project Ara conference set for January, plus here's a look at a prototype device

Google Project Ara conference set for January, plus here's a look at a prototype device

By 30 October 2014

Google's Project Ara is a little more real and tangible today, thanks to a demo video and news of a developers conference. The ATAP group behind Project Ara has announced that the second Project ARA Module Developers Conference will take place in Mountain... >>

Google to sell Project Ara smartphone modules through online store

Google to sell Project Ara smartphone modules through online store

By 23 October 2014

Project Ara smartphone modules will sell through a Play Store-like marketplace, where developers can also list their own modular parts for sale, according to a Google executive. Google announced Project Ara in October 2013. It's an effort that will allow... >>

Google's Project Ara modular smartphone will let you swap out parts, while turned on

Google's Project Ara modular smartphone will let you swap out parts, while turned on

By 30 September 2014

The first modular smartphone from Google is expected to arrive in 2015. While limited information is known about the final sale device it's just been revealed that changing parts will not only be easy but can be done at any time, even when the phone is... >>

Project Ara test kits are now available from Google

Project Ara test kits are now available from Google

By 15 July 2014

Google is now taking requests for its modular phone, Project Ara. The handset can be modified and upgraded by swapping out parts like the camera, memory, sensors and more. Test kits are going to ship this month. The pre-release testing isn't for customers... >>

Google I/O 2014: What to expect from the annual developer conference

Google I/O 2014: What to expect from the annual developer conference

By 24 June 2014

The mighty Google has sent out the invites and is about ready to kick off its annual developer conference, Google I/O, this week. The event will start on 25 June and feature plenty of announcements. From what we know so far, rumours and what we've been... >>

Project Ara should feature Sennheiser audio thanks to Phonebloks partnership

Project Ara should feature Sennheiser audio thanks to Phonebloks partnership

By 12 May 2014

Sennheiser has announced its partnership with Phonebloks, the development group that helped create Google's Project Ara modular phone idea. The modular phone will feature "bloks" that can be removed and replaced to upgrade or fix the device without... >>