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Project Ara video shows off customization options and new modular tech

By Justin Kahn
Apr 4, 2014
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  1. The Project Ara smartphone team has released a new video showing off its latest progress. Along with noticing the project still appears to be quite early in development, we catch a quick glimpse of some of the tech the team...

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  2. wastedkill

    wastedkill TS Maniac Posts: 1,173   +243

    Ahh fangirl moment!!! I love this kind of stuff specially a custom phone :D
     
  3. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TS Evangelist Posts: 1,949   +381

    I hope this project might allow for an external case (not just a slide on, but like, snap-onto-front panel case. To allow for more cosmetic personalization I guess. idk. It doesnt even have to be thick, just something to make my phone look different from every other modular phone once these get released.

    Regardless, this is incredibly exciting. Ill buy the parts for one when (if) they come out.
     
  4. I hope with this phone, I could customize my phone into S5, then next month customized into Z2.. :D
     
  5. psycros

    psycros TS Booster Posts: 734   +230

    If there's a keyboard/trackpad module, I'm interested.
     
  6. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,029   +913

    I have been following this for the past few months and I am really excited. This could really help with the e-waste problem.
     
  7. andyo

    andyo TS Rookie

    This needs to be made open and allow for multiple operating systems. only then will it be truly modular.
     


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