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For Project Ara, It's Module—Not App—Ideas Wanted


Modular phone

This 3D printed model of a Project Ara phone, complete with removable modules, was created by Garrett Kinsman.

Credit: Rachel Metz | MIT Technology Review

From afar, the device in Garrett Kinsman's palm looked like a prototype of Google's Project Ara modular smartphone: a shiny slab of a handset composed of thin, removable orange squares—each representing a different function that the user could easily swap—flanked by the golden-brown ribs of the internal skeleton that held the squares together.

From MIT Technology Review
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