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Real-Life Photos Of Project Ara And Specs Revealed

11/11/2016, After what felt like years of Google promising to make Project Ara a commercial reality, the rug was pulled out from under us a couple of months ago when Google confirmed that work on Project Ara had been suspended. We’re still not 100% sure why that is...

Google Confirms Project Ara Has Been Suspended

09/02/2016, A report from earlier today from Reuters revealed that Google had essentially scrapped their plans for Project Ara, their modular smartphone project. However at that time, Google did not confirm anything yet, at least until now when the folks at...

Project Ara’s Founder Speaks Up On Its Reported Closure

09/02/2016, According to an earlier report from Reuters, it was suggested that Google had shelved Project Ara, which for those unfamiliar was their plan to create a modular phone. So far everything had been moving along slowly but steadily, and there were even plans...

Google’s Project Ara Plans Might Have Been Shelved

09/02/2016, Back in 2013, Project Ara was announced. The goal of Project Ara was to create a modular smartphone with parts that could be swapped in and out as needed, and it was an ambitious plan with potential, but every year since its inception saw its release...

Google Explains Why You Can No Longer Swap Out Project Ara’s CPU

05/23/2016, When Project Ara was first announced, it was supposed to be the phone aimed at the enthusiast crowd who might enjoy putting together a phone as they would a PC. The phone was supposed to be completely modular where anything and everything could be swapped...

Project Ara’s Commercial Release Set For 2017

05/20/2016, Back in 2014, Google’s modular smartphone Project Ara entered into beta. This was promising as many were looking forward to actually getting their hands on the commercially available handset, and a beta would mean that things are on their merry way....

PuzzlePhone Android Modular Smartphone Wants Your Money

11/05/2015, The concept of modular smartphones is not new, Google is just one of the many companies working to make one, and as Project Ara continues others are rushing to get theirs out the door. That’s what PuzzlePhone is doing, the company has developed a...

Project Ara’s Failed Drop Test Was Apparently A Joke

08/20/2015, Remember the other day the official Project Ara Twitter account tweeted that they were switching from eletropermanent magnets to something else because of a failed drop test? As it turns out, it was a joke, or at least part of it was a joke. This was...

Project Ara Might Have Been Returned To Motorola [Rumor]

08/20/2015, When Project Ara was first announced, it was under Motorola Mobility’s banner, although we suppose technically it was under Google’s banner since Google had already acquired Motorola by then. However when Motorola was sold off to Lenovo, Google got to...

Project Ara Dumps Electropermanent Magnets For Modules

08/19/2015, Over the past couple of days there has been a lot of talk regarding the future of Google’s modular smartphone ambitions, the company has had to come out and calm people that Project Ara isn’t going anywhere. The company did confirm though that...

Google Delays Project Ara Modular Smartphone To 2016

08/17/2015,   There were whispers recently that something might be up with Google’s Project Ara modular smartphone, the hardware release was expected at some point later this year but now the company has confirmed that it won’t be happening in 2015....

Google Reassures Project Ara Isn’t Going Anywhere

08/14/2015, For those who are unfamiliar, Project Ara is a smartphone concept that the folks at Google are trying to make a reality. The idea is that a smartphone is pieced together using different modules, and in turn it allows users to swap out the modules as they...

Project Ara Smartphone Prototype Demonstrated

05/29/2015, We did mention how Project Ara might very well be featured on stage at MWC 2015 earlier this year, but it did look as though that failed to come to pass. Well, fret not, as it looks as though the Project Ara smartphone prototype was demonstrated for all...