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Google’s game-changing smartphone project has hit a snag

August 14, 2015, 1:05 PM UTC

Those in the know say that modular smart phones are the future. It just turns out the future is going to be a little later than we thought.

Google’s (GOOG) modular smart phone, being developed under the name Project Ara, was supposed to launched as a pilot project in Puerto Rico this year. But in a series of tweets, the folks at Project Ara has indicated that those plans might have changed.

The delay comes just as Google is undertaking a huge organizational change, placing its divisions under a holding company called “Alphabet.”

Tech enthusiasts are excited about the arrival of a modular smartphone, which, would allow users to switch out hardware components like cameras, batteries, sensors and memory. The team promised to give more updates on Project Ara’s future next week.