Pocketnow Daily: Apple’s ENTIRE 2020 Line-Up to go ALL OUT on Specs?!(video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the new 5G enabled iPad Pros from Apple, the new Sony Xperia 1.1, Android 11 teasers and more
Essential shuts down, teases what the Project GEM phone could have been
Essential launched just one Android phone in its lifetime, but its shutdown means the Project GEM phone will never be released.
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Pocketnow Daily: iPhone 11 Powerful Enough to DETHRONE Huawei?! (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the new iPhone 11, more rumors concerning the Google Pixel 4, the new Essential Phone and more
Andy Rubin teases ultra-tall phone. Is this the Essential Phone 2?
Andy Rubin teases what could possibly end up being the Essential Phone 2, with a dramatically different form factor. Check it out!
Essential Phone now out of stock at company’s website [U]
After 16 months on the market, Essential is running out of stock of its first product while third-party sellers are trying to get rid of theirs.
Rubin woes, Xiaomi grows, MAKERphone glows | #PNWeekly 329
How does sexual misconduct at Google reflect on Android? Also on ouir show, we discuss Xiaomi’s politics and talk with a DIY phone creator.
NYT: Google paid Andy Rubin $90 million to leave after misconduct review
The co-creator of Android is said to have been an unsavory character at Google, insulting employees and maintaining “ownership relationships.”
Bloomberg: Andy Rubin selling Essential, stopping second phone work
Rubin himself has not denied that the company was for sale or confirmed that the Essential Phone sequel was still alive, just that some projects were “canceled” for what will hopefully be “bigger hits.”
Essential Camera app downloads hint at roughly 50,000 Essential Phone sales so far
In the absence of official figures, we can only rely on Play Store installations of the proprietary Essential Phone camera app for sales approximations.
Andy Rubin back at Essential, but he never left Playground Global
He is the CEO of both companies which share an office building. And, for several weeks, he stayed away from one office after worrying findings from Google.
Will Samsung have the balls to make a graphene battery? | #PNWeekly 281
Graphene as a battery material has been floating around for decades, but will Samsung finally get to harnessing its power? We discuss on our show!
Essential Phone gains Portrait Mode with latest camera update, second-gen device confirmed
Universally criticized for mediocre camera performance, the first-gen Essential Phone continues to get better. And yes, there will be a second-gen handset.
Andy Rubin takes Essential leave of absence as ‘inappropriate relationship’ at Google transpires
Andy Rubin is taking a break from his Essential involvement after reports surfaced of an “inappropriate relationship” with a Google employee in the past.
Amazon bundles Essential Phone and 360 Camera at $399 for Cyber Monday only
Originally priced at $699 by itself, the divisive but attractive Essential Phone costs $399 with a 360 camera add-on bundled in for a very limited time.
Divisive Essential Phone goes $200 off list to $499 unlocked bargain price
Initially available for $699, the unlocked Essential Phone was discounted to $599 last week, and now $499 at both Essential.com and Best Buy.
The Essential Phone is interesting again thanks to a $100 unlocked Best Buy discount
Is it game over already for the Essential Phone stateside? Not so fast, as a solid Best Buy discount brings the device back into the limelight.
Sprint has reportedly only sold around 5,000 Essential Phone units so far
Plagued by delays, faced with very strong competition and priced a little high, the Essential Phone is unlikely to ever hit a million unit sales.
Andy Rubin answers burning Essential Phone questions: updates, jacks, expansions and more
Reddit users bombarded Andy Rubin with questions about the Essential Phone, and the company’s CEO delivered good news on many fronts.
Essential Phone scores security update with ‘improved performance’ in time for Sprint retail launch
Smoother and faster than ever thanks to a software update focused on security and performance, the Essential Phone is now also available in Sprint stores.
Andy Rubin deeply apologizes for embarrassing Essential customer data blunder
What initially appeared to be a security breach for Essential Products turned into a humiliating customer data gaffe, which prompted Andy Rubin to eat crow.
“The world’s smallest laser” is one of the next accessories for the Essential Phone
Also, what will basically be an aux cord for the Essential Phone into your car stereo system — since, you know, it lacks a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Unlocked Essential Phone will finally ship ‘within 7 days’, Sprint launch could also happen this Friday
Just a few more days to wait for early adopters of the unlocked Essential Phone, while Sprint customers should keep an eye on the carrier this Friday.
Essential Phone from Canada’s Telus is a terrifying $1,050
That’s US$825, or about an 18 percent premium on what the Essential PH-1 is marked for in the United States. Shipping begins within a month.
Yet another key Essential executive leaves the startup before the PH-1 is actually released
The Essential Phone still hasn’t started to ship, and Andy Rubin just lost his third top employee in less than a month, this time to Google.
Early Essential Phone adopters should get their hands on the device ‘in a few weeks’
Already behind schedule, Essential Phone sales are set to begin at last sometime in the next few weeks, at least stateside.