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The rise and fall of Google’s modular phone dream

Modular phones had a brief flirtation with popularity over the last few years. Between the Moto X, LG G5 and Google’s Project Ara, a couple notable companies made real stabs at modular smartphones >>

The Google hype machine fails again

Early Friday morning, reports broke the news that Alphabet is killing Project Ara, its attempt at a modular smartphone. I’m not crying for the loss of Ara — phones with swappable screens are inherently dumb >>

What could happen to smartphone modules when they die

Google’s Project Ara isn’t the only modular smartphone concept out there, though Google is closer than anyone else to actually selling such devices. Puzzlephone is one such other device, though the team behind >>