Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Wednesday August 19, 2015

Google's Modular Phone Ditching Electropermanent Magnets

Why is Project Ara dumping electropermanent magnets? Apparently they can't pass drop tests. Whoops. eek!

Now the Project Ara Twitter accounted has shared a tidbit of news that might offer a partial explanation of the delay. The electropermanent magnets that were supposed to hold the hardware modules in place don't pass drop tests.