MOTOROLA PROJECT ARA Posts on XDA

Sony Xperia Z3 Rooted, Project Ara Hot Swappable, XDA / LG Developer Challenge! – XDA TV

The Sony Xperia Z3 has been rooted! That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement of Google's Project Ara having Hot Swappable parts and be sure the check out the new XDA Portal redesign. That's not all...

Project Ara: Modified Android L and Hot Swapping

Project Ara is a very exciting topic--both for hardware and software enthusiasts. The modular smartphone idea looks like a mission impossible, but Google is determined to make it a reality pretty soon. Paul Eremenko from Project Ara team has shed some lights on the project's status and we now know that Ara will have a modified...

Google ATAP Details Project Ara in Developers’ Conference

Earlier today, the Google ATAP team kicked off its first ever Project Ara Developers' Conference. Although the conference and its first day of talks are still ongoing, we now have a clearer idea of what exactly will go into Project Ara thanks to several presentations by members of the Ara team.After giving a brief overview of the...

Google Details Project Ara Module Creation and Protocols in MDK v0.10

Few things have been as exciting in the mobile tech world as the promise of a fully modular smartphone. Project Ara, which was first announced only a few short months ago by Google's ATAP team, seemed like an unrealistic dream at the time. But over the past few months, that dream has slowly been solidifying into...

Google ATAP to Hold Project Ara Developer Conference in April, Register Now!

Ever since the former Googorola's ambitious Project Ara was first announced back in late October, many have been impatiently waiting for modular smartphones to make their way into consumer hands. Since then, we've talked a bit about some of the project's potential pitfalls, as well as the first steps towards making it a reality. We even...

Interview with Motorola CEO Hints that Project Ara is Closer than Expected

Remember that ambitious modular smartphone platform project that Motorola announced a little over a month ago? Despite the backing from Motorola and now a 3D Printing hardware manufacturing partner, many have written off Project Ara as technically improbable and realistically impossible. Well, perhaps we shouldn't be so quick to downplay this potential game-changer.According to Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside, Project...

Motorola Partners with 3D Systems for Project Ara Component Manufacturing

We first broke the news on Motorola's ambitious Project Ara a little under a month ago. Not too long afterward, we gave it a special place in our forum. This is a place where potential module developers can talk about the Module Developer's Kit (MDK) and building add-ons for the platform, as well as discuss the...

Forum Added for Project Ara / MDK Hacking and Discussion

Not too long ago, we covered Motorola's ambitious Project Ara. The project is centered around the idea that a smartphone can be an open and modular platform, and one that end users can upgrade and repair at will. While there are still almost countless logistical hurdles to overcome, the project and the similar Phonebloks concept by Dave...

Motorola Announces Modular Smartphone Project Ara

Remember that far-reaching and seemingly unrealistic Phonebloks concept by Dave Hakkens from early last month? The vast majority of us shrugged off the idea as unrealistic.There are many reasons why one would think an idea such as Phonebloks would never come to fruition. After all, there are quite a few hurdles getting in the way, not...