Toshiba is slated to be a major chip supplier for the Project Ara smartphone, according to a Japan-based report.
A Finland-based firm is offering a modular smartphone that's simpler than Google's Project Ara. The open-source device is slated to hit the market in the latter half of 2015.
Google is sending out hardware for Project Ara, which will let you build a personalised phone from a selection of bolt-together elements.
The company wants a base "gray phone" model of its Project Ara modular smartphone available by early next year.
This is the first step in a march to launch the final MDK for Google's modular smartphone design by the end of 2014.
Google's modular phone gets it's own conference, and the Samsung Galaxy S5 and Amazon Fire TV are here!
Meet some of the folks at Google's advanced-tech team working to design phones you yourself can build. Watch them snap pieces together!
The fascinating modular phone project, still owned by Google, could arrive as early as 2015 and will have a low price tag.
Google has spilled the beans on its modular mobile project, including how much it'll cost, how thick the device will be, and when it'll be out.
In a report, project lead Paul Eremenko talks details about the tech giant's far-out initiative to make a free, open hardware platform for customizable smartphones.