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  • Google suspending Project Ara, looking for licensing partners instead

    Google suspending Project Ara, looking for licensing partners instead

    Google’s parent company Alphabet has suspended Project Ara, the ambitious project to build a modular smartphone for the masses. Instead, they will look for manufacturing partners who can licence the product instead.

  • Google's Project Ara modular phone confirmed shipping to developers by end of the year

    Google's Project Ara modular phone confirmed shipping to developers by end of the year

    After a number of delays, Google confirmed that their Project Ara modular smartphone will be shipping to developers in Q4 of 2016. The recent demo during Google I/O not only saw a fully working Project Ara smartphone but also the fact that you can now say "Ok Google, eject the camera" and have the camera module pop out on its own. Modules for checking blood glucose levels and more are expected, making Project Ara completely customizable.

  • Rumours: Google Project Ara tablet appears with 13.8-inch display and more?

    Rumours: Google Project Ara tablet appears with 13.8-inch display and more?

    The Project Ara smartphone by Google aims to create a modular smartphone that you can switch out the components as or when you need to. While we've yet to hear any concrete news on Malaysia release dates for the Project Ara phone, it looks like a Project Ara Tablet has surfaced on GFXBench. Named the Google Project Ara (A8A01), the device offers the following tech specs:

    • 1.9GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor
    • 3GB RAM
    • 16GB / 32GB storage
    • 13.8-inch display (full HD 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution)
    • 0.3MP rear camera + 4.8MP front camera
    • supports GPS, NFC, WiFi, Single SIM
    • Android 6.0 Marshmallow