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3D-Printed Modular Cell Phones?

So say Motorola and 3D Systems:

Last month, Motorola announced a plan for a modular smartphone. Project Ara, the company said, will be a simple way for users to individualize their phones, swapping out parts like the battery and camera until users have a phone that’s just for them. How do they plan on doing that? With 3-D printing, apparently.

This is also ambitious, but as I’ve said before, good to see they’re thinking big.  This won’t be done through your home 3D printer, though, the circuits and electronics are already on the nano-scale.  Which is why you hold in your shirt pocket more computing power than the world had in 1950.

Posted in 3D Printing, Nanotech, SciTech.