Tagged: Project Ara

Spiral 1 – First working prototype of Google Project Ara modular phone revealed

Spiral 1 Google Project Ara prototype

Google Project Ara modular phone

Every single news of the Google Project Ara modular phone has excited me simply because of the limitless possibilities it brings to the forefront. The modular phone is slated to be released in 2015 and now the big news is the arrival of first prototype of this much awaited phone. Called as Spiral 1, the prototype is developed by NK Labs in Boston and Google has posted a video showing the open hardware platform phone. So far the developers have managed to get removable components like LED module, application processor, speakers, USB charging port and LED module into the modular form factor that currently takes up almost 50% of the phone’s body.
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Much Awaited: Google’s Project Ara modular smartphone slated for 2015

Google Project Ara Grayphone modular smartphone

It has been just four months since we had a sneak peak at Motorola’s Project Ara modular smartphone, and now that Google has sold Motorola to Lenovo except for the Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) division, speaks volumes about the project itself. And going by Google’s keenness to gobble up everything that has to do with the future of technology, it is no surprise that project Ara is the last thing they would want to give up. Looking to revamp the whole concept of what a smartphone should be, Project Ara has something more to offer to the geeky masses than other products currently in the market.

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Customizable smartphone that will never get obsolete

Project Ara Motorola Advanced Technology and Projects customizable smartphone

Smartphone technology keeps on evolving each day and the day you buy a smartphone, the very next week there is something new on offer making you feel whether you bought it too soon. But that is normal as smartphone hardware keeps on upgrading each day, putting on offer different smartphones each day. Motorola is all set to change that as they are creating an open source platform for making your own custom, highly modular phones that won’t be bound by any limitations on what hardware you want inside the phone. Much like you can change the user-interface of your smartphone, this new initiation will allow you to change the specifications of the smartphone as and when needed.
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