Are you keen on building your own smartphone? Maybe you want to be the next Steve Jobs, and you want learn how to build your own smartphone?
Google has started a developer project called Project ARA where you can learn how to build your own smartphone for free. You start off by learning how to build smartphone modules, which you can combine to a fully coupled smartphone.
Google announced that it will host the first Ara Developers’ Conference this April. The series of three conferences will show developers what they will be able to do with the company’s modular phone project. Phonebloks, a community of modular smartphone supporters working with Google, put out the video below about the project’s most recent updates.
The first conference will be held online with a a live webstream and an interactive Q&A. A limited number of people will be able to attend in person at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. According to the project’s website, the conference will focus on the alpha release of the Ara Module Developers’ Kit, which will give developers all the information they need to make an “Ara module.” In addition, Google will walk through the existing and planned features for the Ara platform and reveal prize challenges for module developers.
Register for the Ara developers’ conference by visiting the project website
Source: The Verge