Most of you guys have probably heard of Google’s Project Ara by now. For those who haven’t, this is an upcoming smartphone by Google that will feature modular components. What this means is that users will be able to swap out certain components depending on their need, so for example you could swap out a camera module for one with a better sensor, or one that records video better, and so on, all the while keeping the rest of the phone’s specs intact.
That being said if you’re wondering which SoC Google will be going for, it turns out that they have chosen a few that users can choose from. Previously Google revealed that they would be using a Rockchip SoC and now according to a new Google+ post, Google has revealed other options which will include a Marvell PXA1928 SoC and an NVIDIA Tegra K1 chipset which can also be found in the recently released Nexus 9. Read full post →Google Announces Marvell And NVIDIA Chipset Options For Project Ara
While ASUS might not necessarily be a company known for their mobile devices, the company has released a steady stream of smartphones and tablets over the years, and come CES 2015 it looks like ASUS has new products in store for us. The company has recently posted a new teaser video on its Facebook page which seems to tease an upcoming ZenFone device.
The official announcement is expected to be made at CES 2015 which is taking place early January next year, so we guess we only have a few weeks to go until it is all made official. That being said the teaser seems to show off the rear-facing cameras of its upcoming device. Interestingly enough there are dual rear-facing cameras. Read full post →ASUS Teases ZenFone With Dual Camera Setup