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Google Project Ara: 8 Dev Conference Images

Do people want modular smartphones that let them swap out components as they break or become boring? Google's Project Ara is banking on it.
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Diversity Project Ara promises a diverse selection of modules from a variety of vendors. It looks promising -- and daunting.

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Project Ara promises a diverse selection of modules from a variety of vendors. It looks promising -- and daunting.

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1/14/2015 | 8:33:48 PM
Should IT be happy or scared by this?
To answer your question: Do people want modular smartphones that let them swap out components as they break or become boring? -- I would certainly like that capability on a personal front. What I'm wondering though is whether this will mean a fresh Hell for IT folks trying to deal with BYOD, or whether it will actually be a good thing for enterprise mobility. Thoughts?
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