Oct 29, 2013
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Motorola reveals ambitious plan to build modular smartphones
Motorola has unveiled Project Ara, an open-source initiative for modular smartphones with the goal to “do for hardware what the Android platform has done for software.” The company plans to create an ecosystem that can support third-party hardware development for individual phone components — in other words, you could upgrade your phone’s processor, display, and more by shopping at different vendors. 

Motorola reveals ambitious plan to build modular smartphones

Motorola has unveiled Project Ara, an open-source initiative for modular smartphones with the goal to “do for hardware what the Android platform has done for software.” The company plans to create an ecosystem that can support third-party hardware development for individual phone components — in other words, you could upgrade your phone’s processor, display, and more by shopping at different vendors. 

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    Didn’t somebody already pitch this idea? But called it like blokphone or something?
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    WHY CAN’T WE DO THIS WITH LAPTOPS?!?!?
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    Yay, about time this happened. Phoneblox are a dumb idea, but it’s really obvious smartphones are the future, and having...
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