Project Ara’s chief designer departs Google

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Google’s Project Ara reached beta status. Those are some great news and we should see it hit the market in eight months. However there are some bad news as well. Unfortunately Project Ara’s chief designer Dan Makoski is leaving his position and Google altogether. This information ...

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Project Ara reaches beta status, 100 testers will receive the device

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Remember Phonebloks aka Project Ara? Yeah, that “crazy” modular smartphone concept by Motorola which Google took over and has been working on ever since. Well, it turns out Google has some great news for us, Project Ara reached beta status. So, here’s the gist. Google launched ...

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Unexpected manufacturer to provide Project Ara processors

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It looks like neither Qualcomm, Nvidia, Intel or MediaTek will be providing the processors for Google’s upcoming Project Ara. It turns out Toshiba has been partnered with Google ever since the project began to provide the right types of chips for the modular phone that can support the ...

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Flippypad, a Project Ara concept gamers could get behind

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By now, everyone has probably heard about Google’s Project Ara modular smartphone that should arrive in January 2015. While there are plenty of people talking about the potential to swap out components such as the display, camera, processor, battery, etc., one concept is making its way ...

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Google dangles $100k carrot for Project Ara developers

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Project Ara, Google’s modular smartphone endeavor, will be here before you know it. Just a few days ago, they held a developer’s conference for Ara, and gave us some great insight as to what’s to come. During the conference, Google unveiled a contest to Ara developers with a ...

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Google expecting $50 Project Ara phones for January 2015

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Google yesterday revealed that the Project Ara modular smartphone should arrive in January 2015. Known as the “Gray Phone”, it’s deliberately designed to be a generic unit that begs for customization.  Pricing is expected to be around $50 for the base device. As a refresher, ...

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Project Ara gets more details as Google show developers what they can do

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The modular phone is becoming more of a reality with Project Ara and Google have now shown developers just what is required to create swappable parts for the modular device. As part of this, Google has posted the Module Developers Kit (MDK) which contains the information required for developers ...

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Project Ara modular phone size and costings revealed [VIDEO]

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It’s no secret that Google is working on a modular phone which they are calling Project Ara, and attention has turned to establishing details about just how it will work. Google has scheduled a developer conference on April 15-16th in Mountain View, California to discuss the alpha version ...

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The week’s best Android rumors: Project Ara, Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime, Amazon Music, and more

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Project Ara Google’s modular phone concept “Ara” could debut in 2015 with a price tag that starts at a mere $50, reports Time . Allegedly, the company developing the devices is set to finish up a working prototype over the next few weeks. Consumer sales could start as soon as ...

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The future is awesome with Google’s Project Tango

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When Google recently sold Motorola to Lenovo, it kept the vey best part of the company for itself, the Advanced Technology and Projects group, which is working on the ambitious Project Ara modular smartphone. On Thursday, Google announced another project that the group has been busy with, known ...

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Motorola’s Project Ara team being integrated with Google’s Android team

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The Internet is buzzing about Lenovo’s acquisition of Motorola Mobility and you may be wondering what is going to happen to Motorola’s Project Ara. We have great news for you…. the Googlely project will remain with Google. It seems that the about $3 billion purchase of ...

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Watch Marques Brownlee MKBHD Hangout with Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside

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MKBHD spends nearly 40 minutes talking with Motorola CEO about Moto X, Project Ara, and more So you’ve got some questions you’d like to ask Motorola about topics such as the Moto X’s wooden backs, eh? Maybe you’re wondering how many people took advantage of the $150 ...

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Motorola announces Project Ara, a custom modular smartphone initiative

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Motorola on late Monday announced a new open hardware initiative known as Project Ara, which seeks to become the the hardware version of Android. Specifically, Motorola wants to make it so that many companies rally around a single project with their own innovations and products. Boiled down, ...

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