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Google Pixel 4 could be a modular device inspired by Project Ara

2 monthes ago   |   By Phandroid

Google explored the concept of modular phones with Project Ara, but the notion never made it to the mainstream. Moto Mods has also introduced the idea of adding modules to a device, and although released under Lenovo ownership, inspiration can likely trace back to Google's $12.5 billion acquisition of the company in 2012.
Despite selling Motorola for a net loss of $10 billion in 2014, Google doesn't appear to have abandoned the idea of modularity with smartphones. The company has recently filed a patent that could form the basis of the upcoming Pixel 4.
The patent application 16146575 was...
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Project Ara not dead? This Google patent hints at a modular smartphone

Project Ara not dead? This Google patent hints at a modular smartphone

2 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

The Google Pixel 4 may not be the only new smartphone that the search giant is working on. A new patent application from the company details a modular device that blurs the lines between the old Project Ara modular smartphone design and a simpler approach like Motorola's Moto Z phones with Moto Mods or the modular LG G5. The patent was spotted by T3. This new patent shows a device that doesn't have quite the same level of granular customization that the Project Ara smartphone was aiming to offer. But, it still shows a design that offers far more variety than the Moto Z family of...
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