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

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

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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)

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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 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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... >>

Google Project Ara: How 3D Systems plans to print personalised parts for all

Google Project Ara: How 3D Systems plans to print personalised parts for all

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Google's modular Project Ara smartphone is an innovative ambition not only because it would give consumers control over device hardware design but also because it could dismantle entire modern manufacturing systems. Or at least 3D-printing could. Google... >>

Google’s modular Project Ara phone to arrive by January 2015

Google’s modular Project Ara phone to arrive by January 2015

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The last smartphone you ever buy may be snapped up this January. Google's modular Ara smartphone, which lets users slip upgrades in when they need them, should be hitting shelves in time for the January sales. Ara is essentially an exoskeleton that allows... >>