Google Wants To Make The Smartphone A Helluva Lot Smarter

Please Share This Page:

In 2013, technology giant Google started a modular smartphone project titled Project Ara. This initiative was originally headed by the Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) team within Motorola Mobility which was a Google subsidiary. Google sold Motorola to Lenovo but retained the ATAP group, which was placed under the stewardship of its Android development team.

The project’s goal was to make a modular smartphone with interchangeable components such as processors, displays, batteries, and cameras. Many tech watchers expressed their excitement over Project Ara which offers the possibility of upgrading individual phone components or swapping out particular components for particular applications.


Project Ara has the potential to reduce electronic waste since it will provide a longer lifecycle for the device. Consumers will not be required to purchase a new device since they can upgrade its components over time with new capabilities.

Ara’s concept design re-imagined the smartphone as a series of LEGO-style bricks that could be removed and reassembled. The inspiration of the design was high-end personal computers whose components can be replaced every couple of years. Ara has two long-term objectives including reduction of the device’s cost and resolution of the technical hurdles associated with smartphones.

Google wanted to introduce a prototype in the fourth quarter of 2016. A basic phone would cost $50, with a planned consumer launch in 2017. The starter kit would include a frame, display, battery, low-end CPU, and WiFi.

The Ara group was supposed to conduct a pilot in 2015 in Puerto Rico but Google decided to shelve the project in September 2016. According to the project’s stakeholders, making modular phones was too ambitious and costly.

Google did not release official details of the cancellation. According to Reuters, the axing of the project was part of a broader push to streamline the company’s hardware efforts. The death of Ara was a big blow to Google. This was seen by industry insiders as a sign of Google’s struggle to maintain its innovative edge.

Lead members of Project Ara’s design team included Paul Eremenko, now CEO of the Airbus Group Silicon Valley technology and business innovation center, and ATAP head Regina Dugan. Two companies were contracted to be involved with Ara. One was engineering firm NK Labs which was tapped to do firmware development. Another was 3D Systems which experimented with the 3D printing of electrical components.


Dugan cites technical challenges as one of the main reasons for Ara’s demise. According to tech website Engadget, the modular design would complicate the hardware production process. This would require Google to manufacture a bunch of smartphones and its other components including detachable cameras, battery packs, and speakers.

Google Wants To Make The Smartphone A Helluva Lot Smarter
Photo – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AAu9Bm1ula0



I Can't Help Showing This Off:

If you haven't heard of Claude Davis yet do yourself a huge favor and watch this video. He's going to be the talk of 2019.

One of the smartest guys I ever had the pleasure of meeting, Claude set-up a unique system that changed his life forever.

I already tried it myself and let me tell... you I was completely blown away... His surprising tactics could make your life easier and give you the peace of mind you deserve.

Don't just take my word for it... watch his short video and decide for yourself.

>>> Watch His Short Video <<<



The #1 Muscle That Eliminates Joint And Back Pain, Anxiety And Looking Fat

By Mike Westerdal CPT

Can you guess which muscle in your body is the #1 muscle that eliminates joint and back pain, anxiety and looking fat?

This is especially important if you spend a significant amount of time sitting every day (I do, and this really affects me in a big way!)

Working this "hidden survival muscle" that most people are simply not training because no-one ever taught them how will boost your body shape, energy levels, immune system, sexual function, strength and athletic performance when unlocked.

If this "hidden" most powerful primal muscle is healthy, we are healthy.

Is it...

a) Abs

b) Chest

c) Glutes

d) Hip Flexors

Take the quiz above and see if you got the correct answer!

P.S. Make sure you check out this page to get to know the 10 simple moves that will bring vitality back into your life:

==> Click here to discover which "hidden survival muscle" will help you boost your energy levels, immune system, sexual function, strength and athletic performance permanently!




  1. Drink 2 Tbsp Of This Before Bed (6% drop in blood sugar)
  2. Famous Chef Sheds 60lbs Researching New Paleo Recipes: Get The Cookbook FREE Here
  3. #1 muscle that eliminates joint and back pain, anxiety and looking fat
  4. 7 odd foods that KILL your abdominal fat (surprising fat-fighters)
  5. The TRUTH about bread (Will surprise you!)
  6. "Red" Smoothie Helps Alabama Girl Shed 80lbs!
  7. [PROOF] Reverse Diabetes with a “Pancreas Jumpstart”
  8. Why you should STOP eating whole wheat bread.
  9. Here's What Happens When You "Unlock Your Hip Flexors"
  10. The #1 WORST food that CAUSES Faster Aging  (beware -- Are you eating this?)




Chef Peter Lost 60lbs With These Recipes:

Over the past year, our friends at PaleoHacks have been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon Bleu chef Peter Servold.

Well, today this new incredible Paleo Cookbook is finally available to be shipped right to your door for FREE!

That's right - as a special launch promotion, we're offering our brand new Paleo fat loss cookbook to you for free (Chef Pete lost 60 lbs using these recipes!) - All you have to do is just cover a small shipping cost (international shipping is a bit more).

Get your FREE copy of Paleo Eats Here. (Grab this today, because we only ordered a small batch of these cookbooks for this freebie promotion, and they will sell out FAST!)


--> Get The Free Cookbook <--


Most People Don't Have The Guts To Try This:

Lost Ways Of Survival Video

An amazing discovery in an abandoned house in Austin, Texas: A lost book of amazing survival knowledge, believed to have been long vanished to history, has been found in a dusty drawer in the house which belonged to a guy named Claude Davis.

Remember... back in those days, there was no electricity... no refrigerators... no law enforcement... and certainly no grocery store or supermarkets... Some of these exceptional skills are hundreds of years of old and they were learned the hard way by the early pioneers.

>> Click here to find out about them now

We've lost to history so much survival knowledge that we've become clueless compared to what our great grandfathers did or built on a daily basis to sustain their families.

Neighbors said that for the last couple of years Claude has tried to unearth and learn the forgotten ways of our great-grandparents and claimed to have found a secret of gargantuan proportions. A secret that he is about to reveal together with 3 old teachings that will change everything you think you know about preparedness:

>>> Click Here To Watch His Short Video <<<


Please Share This Page:




No Comments

No comments yet.

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

Leave a comment