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Google says it is planning a series of three online developer conferences this year in support of Project Ara, the modular mobile phone design being developed by its Motorola Mobility division. Announced last year, Ara is a unique concept that will allow users to build their own devices from a collection of snap-together parts. …

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I don't see this idea going anywhere

As a geek, the idea of being able to build a cell phone like Lego is very nice... But I really doubt you can sell the idea to the general public. It's already fairly rare to see normal Joes upgrading their computer, rather than just buying a new one.

Of course, there are people who play with Raspberry Pis, so maybe I'm too negative.

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Well, if that's what it takes...

...to finally get a phone with a hardware full QWERTY keyboard again (not the BB-slash-Nokia-style let's-pretend-this-is-a-keyboard abomination), than so be it.

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