Project Ara Archive

Google ends modular phone Project Ara, though licensing may be an option

After three years of development, starting at Motorola then transferred to Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects group, Project Ara is being “suspended” and ultimately, is cancelled. Even after selling Moto to Lenovo in 2014, Google has touted the modular smartphone project as not only an alternative to current smartphone design, but the future of smartphone customization. This change in tune might come as a surprise to Ara hopefuls, …