Talk:Project Ara

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Phonebloks[edit]

I'm curious why there's no mention of the Phonebloks campaign in this article? Thanks. 74.190.72.118 (talk) 11:14, 28 February 2014 (UTC)

This is now fixed. F (talk) 04:07, 4 March 2014 (UTC)

Accuracy edit[edit]

Paid editor disclosure: I am employed by Google. Gruffleupagus (talk)

Current erroneous line:
The first model of the modular phone is scheduled to be released in January 2015 and is expected to cost around $50.[1]

Suggested edit:
A market pilot for Project Ara is scheduled for 2015 with a target bill of materials cost of $50 for a basic grey phone.[2][3]

Suggested sources:
http://recode.net/2014/06/29/meet-project-ara-the-modular-google-phone-of-the-future/
http://www.tested.com/tech/smartphones/460765-tested-explains-how-googles-project-ara-smartphone-works/

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rosenblatt, Scott (15 April 2014). "Google targeting Project Ara modular phone for January 2015". CNET. Retrieved 16 April 2014. 
  2. ^ Gannes, Liz (29 June 2014). "Meet Project Ara, the Modular Google Phone of the Future". Re/code. Retrieved 23 August 2014. 
  3. ^ Chan, Norman (15 April 2014). "Tested Explains: How Google's Project Ara Smartphone Works". Tested. Retrieved 23 August 2014. 

— Preceding unsigned comment added by Gruffleupagus (talkcontribs) 16:45, 28 August 2014 (UTC)

Cleaned up the infobox[edit]

I removed all the instances of "Variable" and "Optional" in the infobox. It's a modular smartphone, and listing off all the elements of a smartphone without adding any information is redundant. The infobox format doesn't convey information well for this subject and so explanations of the phone's specifications are best left to the article text. Zeldafanjtl (talk) 22:47, 28 August 2014 (UTC)

Sources issue?[edit]

The sources contains a link to a forum that appears to be unused, or added to satisfy someone's ego, perhaps it should not be in this article at all? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 148.129.71.40 (talk) 16:30, 16 September 2014 (UTC)

Are you referring to the External Links section? The forum link goes to Blokworld, which appears to be a fan blog with only two posts. I deleted that link, along with the link to the "official" Spanish site (another fan site) and the dscouts link (which now redirects to the dscouts home page). Zeldafanjtl (talk) 05:17, 23 September 2014 (UTC)