Innovation a year before others
Andy Rubin’s team at the Essential phone company is working on its long awaited PH2 phone. The Essential PH-1 created a lot of buzz, but failed to bring enough money to the company. Now the company is planning to launch the PH-2 and that might be the first phone with a front facing camera behind the display.
Andy Rubin’s post-Android dream appears to be a nightmare
A start-up founded by the creator of Android has laid off about a third of its staff.
Andy Rubins cancels phone development
Andy Rubin's Essential Products business is considering selling itself and has cancelled development of a new smartphone.
UK, France, Japan, and Canada
We got a note from the nice people at Essential that PH1 phone and accessories are swarming over some parts of Europe, Canada and Japan too.
The one after PH-1
Andy Rubin’s unicorn startup, the one that carriers the Essential name, has promised a better camera for the successor to the PH-1.
The Essential, the company started by Andy Ruben has been up for a tough start but there is a big indication that Snapdragon 845 powered new version of the phone is right around the corner.
All new colors shipping
Essential - the phone launched by Andy Ruben and a bunch of other ex-Googlers has launched three new colors and announced Oreo Android 8.1 OTA beta too.
A Snapdragon 835 at great price
Essential phone PH-1 sales are slower than the company bosses expected, and the company has decided to cut the price by $200.
Trade secrets were stolen
Keyssa, a wireless technology company backed by iPod creator and Nest founder Tony Fadell has filed a lawsuit against Essential claiming that the outfit nicked trade secrets and breached their nondisclosure agreement.