Google gives up on modular mobiles
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 02 September 2016 11:31

Google gives up on modular mobiles

A good idea shelved

Search engine outfit Google has mothballed a rather good idea to create modular mobile phones which allow parts to be updated when new tech comes available,

Coolest Phone In The World, Made By You
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 24 September 2015 17:47

Coolest Phone In The World, Made By You

No kidding, Seeed Studio lets you create a (re)phone.

This just might be the coolest, most fun product we've covered in quite a while. The awesome people at Seeed Studio have put MediaTek's Aster SoC, the chip that we know from MediaTek Labs' Linkit One developer platform, to good use - creating a modular phone you get to build any way you want. Like Google's Project Ara, but less restrictive, more open to learning and imagination and just generally better.

Google releases new Project Ara trailer
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 16 January 2015 09:03

Google releases new Project Ara trailer

Select journos get hands-on access

Google has released another Project Ara trailer-teaser and for the first time it granted hands-on access to a number of journalists.

Friday, 31 October 2014 14:02

Project Ara prototype works on video


Spiral 1 boots Android

Thursday, 23 October 2014 09:50

Google could sell Project Ara modules directly

Google Play for 3D-printed phone components

Wednesday, 01 October 2014 12:57

Project Ara phones to feature hot-swap modules

In the shops in early 2015

I’ll build my own phone... with blackjack... and hookers

Thursday, 27 February 2014 17:46

Google announces Ara Developers Conference

Did not give up on modular smartphone

Meet Project Ara