Project Ara

Google Ara tablet tipped in creation lead-up

Google Ara tablet tipped in creation lead-up

For those of you watching the Google Ara developers conference live feed, today you may have seen a momentary glance at a slide which describes how the devices will be made. Made as in constructed, made with creatively combined elements which make what’s still called a "Project Ara" smartphone today. Here we’re also seeing the first suggestion that Project Ara could make its way into a tablet, as well.

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Google Ara event spills 3D printing details

Google Ara event spills 3D printing details

This weeks’ Google Project Ara developer event, details shared by the group are appearing as much as a call to action as they are a push for excitement. As made clear by Paul Eremenko, head of Project Ara: "We have to archetype a new type of product support system." It’s not about jumping in and porting developers’ already-made systems, that is to say, it’s about making something new.

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Google Ara phone details dropped in OEM documents

Google Ara phone details dropped in OEM documents

It’s time to get another glimpse of what the first modular smartphone from Google is set to look like right out the gate. This device will be coming in three sizes - Mini, Medium, and Large, and will be offered in as many configurations as hardware manufacturers can offer. As new parts are made, combinations multiply exponentially.

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Google Project Ara component pics showcase modular design

Google Project Ara component pics showcase modular design

Google's Project Ara, the modular smartphone effort, has been detailed in bits and pieces (pun intended) over past months, the latest of which being over on MIT's Technology Review. Along with some details on the project's current efforts, several shots of the phone's components and parts have been published.

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New Project Ara video highlights customization, modular functionality

New Project Ara video highlights customization, modular functionality

The Project Ara team have released a new video, showing a bit of their progress with getting the modular smartphone concept up and running. In it we find the team's use of magnets to hold components in place, and even get a glimpse as to the size and variety we might find with the modules we use for Ara.

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