Modular Smartphone

Fairphone takes $7.7M to push for change across the electronics value chain

European mobile device maker Fairphone, which designs modular smartphones with the aim of supporting repairability and encouraging sustainability, has taken in new investment of €6.5 million ($7.7M)

Meet the tiny phone company that’s making modularity sustainable

With retro phone brands Nokia and Blackberry remerging at Mobile World Congress this year you'd be forgiven for thinking Mistress Fortune was up to her old wheel-spinning tricks again. And as old tech

The crazy dream of modular smartphones

File it under 'it seemed great on paper'... but Google's project Ara modular smartphone concept is -- for all intents and purposes -- dead. If you want to be a little more generous, you can say Google

Google Delays Pilot Of Ara Modular Smartphone Till 2016

There are Google (Alphabet) moonshots such as its project to hack death/extend human life. And then there is the stuff shooting quite a lot lower than the moon -- aka projects which also seem spectacu

Google’s Ara Modular Phone Takes A Real Photo From A Snap-In Camera

Google’s ATAP team showed a working version of its Project Ara modular smartphone on stage at I/O today, with engineer Rafa Camargo snapping in a camera module and taking a quick photo on a devi

Watch Google’s Project Ara Developers Conference Live Right Here

Excited about modular smartphones? So is Google, which is hosting its second Project Ara Developer Conference today in California. The Ara project is designed to provide a consumer-ready platform for

Google Releases First Developer Resources For Project Ara, Its Modular Smartphone

Google's Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) group has released a Module Developers Kit (MDK) for Project Ara, its forthcoming modular smartphone, providing reference implementations for various d

Google Shows A Glimpse Of How Its Modular Phone Moonshot Is Progressing

Google has released a video showing a glimpse of what's going on behind the scenes at Project Ara, one of the hardware shunkworks projects coming out of its Advanced Technology and Projects that's aim

Google’s Project Ara $50 Modular Smartphone Could Change The Way We Buy Phones Starting Next Year

Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects Division just announced its first developer event for Project Ara, a modular smarpthone, yesterday, and a new follow-up profile by TIME indicates we cou