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Motorola and 3D Systems team up to build the Ara modular handset

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Motorola and 3D Systems team up to build the Ara modular handset - read the full textWhen it got announced by Motorola late last month, Project Ara captured a great deal of attention by showcasing a modular smartphone concept which allows users to replace specific parts of their device. Today, the concept came closer to reality, as Motorola and 3D Systems announced a partnership to...


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I`m the biggest fan of Motorola.
But this one will be like "Os s**t I lost my processor"

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  • 2013-11-23 18:28
  • nUyy

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-11-23 11:20 from v0qJ - click to readthen there is a simple answer too...this phone is not for YOU

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  • 2013-11-23 16:50
  • pEhZ

that's right!

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  • 2013-11-23 16:46
  • pEhZ

> In reply to wings @ 2013-11-23 10:25 from sSKU - click to readOperation system is software not hardware :)

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  • 2013-11-23 16:16
  • mIfx

it will be great

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  • 2013-11-23 15:25
  • JqkK

This would be a great deal IF and only IF they can produce parts that can easily match or even better, outperform the highest-end parts while keeping the price at a very reasonable value.

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  • 2013-11-23 15:09
  • 7X9J

> In reply to Trooper @ 2013-11-23 10:55 from nI55 - click to readThank you "English Teacher" for correcting my grammar. I live on the ground by the way. When I visit my friend who live at the basement and spend a longer period of time with my friend, I also consider myself living underground.

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  • 2013-11-23 15:07
  • tVwf

well i think it is a great deal!!! , of course it will be annoying to replace some parts but on the other hand you can stop buying all the time a new device just replace processor or ram or camera and here you go again on top of the list!!!

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  • 2013-11-23 14:32
  • 6vAs

so you are stuck with screen only not bad get 720p screen box and then get specs which suit you

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  • 2013-11-23 14:09
  • sr2J

> In reply to MSA @ 2013-11-23 08:12 from 6Pag - click to readIt's not a big minus.
If they done with compatibility I admire them :)

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  • 2013-11-23 13:04
  • nnK@

too late. try modules with foldable screen - now is the bigger the better. once u go out with it u must supply units for it. what can beat foldable 8"screen ?
just 2-3years and bye.

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  • 2013-11-23 12:59
  • MR0G

> In reply to Tech lvr @ 2013-11-23 08:29 from YQDI - click to readBecause you can't find a phone that has those things already, it has to be upgradeable Lego? You really HAVE to buy it with dual-core and small RAM and insufficient camera and upgrade all those things later? Simply makes no sense.

For me I think the while phone is ready for replacement the day the cpu or ram or cam is no longer fulfilling my needs.

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  • 2013-11-23 11:20
  • v0qJ

> In reply to phoneaddict @ 2013-11-23 08:02 from tVwf - click to readYou live 'in' the planet or 'on' the planet ?, if it's the former, i guess you must live underground.

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  • 2013-11-23 10:55
  • nI55

Can we also change the operating system by removing such a part of mobile and replacing it with a new one?

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  • 2013-11-23 10:25
  • sSKU

This phone will be fine if it has:
*changeable PROCESSOR (quad core)
*expandable slot for RAM
*changeable CAMERA (rear and front) and

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  • 2013-11-23 08:29
  • YQDI

Don't they look like Lumias? :P

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  • 2013-11-23 08:12
  • 6Pag

If customer has a choice of getting the screen of their choice rather than sticking to a boring and tiny 4 inch screen, I will be the happiest man in this planet.

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  • 2013-11-23 08:02
  • tVwf

this phone will be KILL-R plz but windows phone 8 in it. and it will be call as awsome boxes

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  • 2013-11-23 07:18
  • U@b1

Modular concept fits perfectly well with Tile UI in Windows...
in that case other OS have to redesign their OS to fit Modular standards...
Windows will work Just Fine IMO...
Future is going to be awesome...

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  • 2013-11-23 05:33
  • vG02

just make this one android and see it grow LOL.

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  • 2013-11-23 04:55
  • vpcS

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