Essential, a brand new company started by the Android co-founder Andy Rubin, launched its first smartphone last year with plenty of fanfare. And expectations were high for what would be that device’s successor, believed to arrive sometime this year.
Now it turns out that we might not get an Essential Phone 2 ... Read More »
In May of last year, Andy Rubin, the co-founder of Android, unveiled his newest smartphone venture: the Essential Phone.
While the idea was to get that device out on store shelves as soon as possible (with Sprint being the exclusive wireless carrier partner), that didn’t actually ... Read More »
Andy Rubin is the co-founder of Android and he worked with Google for many years. He left in 2014, but the reasons behind that departure may be different than what was announced at the time.
The Essential Phone is a controversial topic. There are a lot of people on both sides but we can all agree that it’s an important company at the moment. The core team decided to do an AMA on Reddit, answering questions from fans and users.
Where most AMAs are very simple ... Read More »
Once thought to be a phishing scam, the email from Essential asking people to verify their identity after a phone purchase was actually legit. Unfortunately, the BCC option was not used so any replies would go out to the 70 people who were initially emailed. ... Read More »
Though we still don’t have a launch date for the upcoming Essential Phone, we’ll be getting one next week. After multiple delays, it’s starting to get a bit difficult to stay hopeful for a smooth launch, but Andy Rubin’s ... Read More »
The Essential Phone has unfortunately missed its shipping goal of end of June (by quite a bit), but the device is coming soon. Essential COO Niccolo de Masi says that the launch is “imminent” in the United States.
The device is said to also ... Read More »
If you’re hungry for more Essential Phone details following the device’s official debut, Andy Rubin is happy to oblige.
Rubin took part in an interview with Walt Mossberg on May 30th, and in it he shared a few ... Read More »
Word has been floating around on the street that Andy Rubin, the “father of Android,” would be launching a new company called Essential and a brand new smartphone. Rubin teased that phone earlier this year.
Now the Essential Phone is officially official, and it’s stuffed to the gills with features you’d expect in a high-end handset. ... Read More »
In January of this year, a report surfaced that outlined Andy Rubin’s next plans for the smartphone market and how artificial intelligence would play a role in his next big vision beyond just the Android platform.
In March, Rubin actually teased the phone that had been rumored, showing a smartphone with a ... Read More »