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  • Google's Modular Phone Arrives This Fall - Popular Science

    Google's Modular Phone Arrives This Fall - Popular Science;

    Google's modular phone, called Project Ara, will make its way to developers this fall, the company announced at its I/O developer conference last week. And as Ara inches closer to reality, so too does its potential to change all smartphones. Project ...and more »

  • Project Ara Coming, Again - Tom's Hardware

    Project Ara Coming, Again - Tom's Hardware;

    Stop me if you've heard this one before: Project Ara, the Google ATAP modular smartphone project, is nigh. At Google I/O, the ATAP group announced (again) that the phone is finally coming, and the team had a working prototype on the stage (again).and more »

  • Google demos Project Ara developer unit, plans for a 2017 commercial release - TechCrunch

    Google demos Project Ara developer unit, plans for a 2017 commercial release - TechCrunch;

    It's been a little while since we've heard much about Project Ara, but Google wasn't going to let an I/O go by without shedding a little more light on the much discussed (and formerly Moto-centric) modular smartphone platform. After highlighting the ...and more »

  • Google's ATAP is bringing its Project Soli radar sensor to smartwatches and speakers - TechCrunch

    Google's ATAP is bringing its Project Soli radar sensor to smartwatches and speakers - TechCrunch;

    Every year at I/O, Google's ATAP division, which is responsible for turning some of the company's crazier ideas into products, organizes its own small keynote. This year, the company offered updates on a number of projects, including Project Soli, its ...and more »

  • Google built a tiny radar system into a smartwatch for gesture controls - The Verge

    Google built a tiny radar system into a smartwatch for gesture controls - The Verge;

    When you hear a question like that posted in a conference room at a major tech corporation like Google, you expect you're going to be in for an hour or two of technophizing with few tangible results at the end of it. But then somebody sets a smartwatch ...and more »

  • Project Ara Lives: Google's Modular Phone Is Ready for You Now - WIRED

    Project Ara Lives: Google's Modular Phone Is Ready for You Now - WIRED;

    Slide: 1 / of 6. Caption: Caption: What's your favorite color? That's your phone color with Ara.Google. Slide: 2 / of 6. Caption: Caption: Everything in this picture, from the colors to the layout to the items themselves, can be swapped out in five ...and more »

  • Inside Project Ara, Google's Lego-like plan to disrupt the smartphone - CNET

    Inside Project Ara, Google's Lego-like plan to disrupt the smartphone - CNET;

    Rafa Camargo is playing ping-pong. Thirty minutes ago, he placed the world's most interesting smartphone into his jacket pocket. Now that jacket and its precious contents are lying on the floor. Right under my nose. Camargo is the lead engineer on ...and more »

  • Google's plan to revolutionize smartphones will start shipping next year - Yahoo News

    Google's plan to revolutionize smartphones will start shipping next year - Yahoo News;

    Google wants to revolutionize how you use and buy smartphones by creating a device where you can swap out different parts of its hardware on-the-go, like the battery, camera, speakers, or screen. A base frame contains the phone's core components, but ...and more »

  • WATCH: Google I/O ATAP Session Covering Project Ara, Soli, and Jacquard - Droid Life (press release) (blog)

    WATCH: Google I/O ATAP Session Covering Project Ara, Soli, and Jacquard - Droid Life (press release) (blog);

    At last, Google has posted the ATAP session from Google I/O in its entirety to YouTube, and seriously, you all need to watch it. It's the future. During this hour-long session, the ATAP team goes over many of the projects they are working to bring to ...and more »

  • Developers can get their hands on Google's Project Ara modular phone by year's end - Recode

    Developers can get their hands on Google's Project Ara modular phone by year's end - Recode;

    Google said Friday that it is nearly ready to let developers get their hands on Project Ara, with a test version of the modular smartphone to be released in the fourth quarter. A thinner consumer version is due out next year. The revamped Project Ara ...and more »