LG is reconsidering hopes that its modular phone plan could be the company's saving grace, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal. Last year's LG5 was supposed to help rescue the company's quickly nosediving phone business, but audiences didn't bite and the company's trying to save itself in time for the LG6.
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Modular phones are certainly a popular idea right now, even if they're currently failing to deliver on their promise. But there's already a suggestion about what could happen to their parts when they're no longer wanted: they could simply slide together to form a supercomputer.
Google's modular phone, known as Project Ara, is showing real promise. We've seen a brief design overview, heard all about the concepts and even seen it working here and there. So why is the head of the head of design for the project leaving?