Project Ara forever.
Google wanted to commission something that would make an impression and get people talking.
Alphabet has been systematically killed many of the projects, and we can now add one more to the growing list.
Google has reportedly killed its long-delayed, much-hyped modular smartphone initiative, Project Ara. I say good riddance.
About bloody time, too!
Dropping a modular phone turns out to be a very bad idea.
We all figured as much after it announced that the planned Puerto Rico pilot was being abandoned.
Google announced that its highly anticipated smartphone would debut in the US territory first, now that's not happening. What gives?
It was a tiny tease. Basically, it's still a thing that exists. But! We got to see a little of it in action and it was pretty damn impressive.
Toshiba has three modules it's currently prepared to let the public see.
Google's build-your-own smartphone looks great and still holds lots of promise. It's just a shame it's still not ready though.
May the modular ogling commence!
Google says that the super exciting Project Ara modular smartphone will launch in... Puerto Rico?
Mountain View says hi.
Vsenn aims to give Google's modular Ara phone a run for its money, while putting a focus on privacy-enabling features for the device.
It's supposed to come out sometime next year, but we've seen very little of it in action. Luckily the folks at Phonebloks are happy to share their experiences.