Pocketnow Daily: Galaxy S20 Ultra Camera Fix is here, but with a CATCH?! (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the new update that will fix the camera in your Samsung Galaxy S20, the possible delay of the iPhone 12 and more
This is what the Essential Phone 2 and 3 could’ve looked like
We have tons of leaked images of the Essential Phone 2 and 3 prototypes that Essential could’ve launched if they hadn’t shut down
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.
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!
Pocketnow Daily: The Google Pixel 4 might cost MORE than iPhone 11?! (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the possible price if the Google Pixel 4, the arrival of the Samsung Galaxy Fold to the US and more
State of the Smartphone
The smartphone market is very rich in innovation, data, and services. The Western hemisphere craves flagships while the Eastern has more people to serve
Essential has concepts of a phone with its selfie camera under the display
We’ve brought the fingerprint sensor underneath the smartphone display. When will the selfie camera come under, too? Essential’s thinking about it.
Essential resumes Newton Mail app at full price, free trial
CloudMagic is back in the swing of the email client race and it has brought several new features after a long dormancy and an acquisition.
Just a reminder that the Essential Phone exists and it has a fresh software update
The Feburary update has only been out for a few days and, again, it takes an upstart to deliver the quickest update on their only phone.
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.
All you need to know about the new Google Fi
If you’re looking to try Project Fi, now known as Google Fi, here are all the details on the phones you can buy or bring to the network.
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.”
Essential Audio Adapter HD near ready for release
During the company’s monthly Reddit AMA sesh, Essential also confirmed Android Q would be coming and that scrolling can be fixed-ish.
Google pisses off Pixel owners by changing battery settings for them
In fact, any smartphone owner who had Android Pie on their device was susceptible to this seemingly random toggling of power saver settings…
Essential PH-1
Essential Phone notch options experience a notch in availability
The options to have the “ears” blend in or stay out of the way were available on the Essential Phone in Android Oreo… but not Pie? Why?
Essential Phone gets Audio Adapter HD mod, Tidal freebie and audio-improving update
The Essential Phone will soon be compatible with a premium sound accessory, already supporting master-quality audio, and scoring free Tidal content.
Essential PH-1
Essential Phone will get standard 3-year software update schedule
The company insists that the Essential PH-1 will remain on its normal software update schedule through mid-2020, even as the fate of the company is uncertain.
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.”
Sharp Aquos R2 pairs ‘high speed’ IGZO screen with unique dual rear camera setup
Inspired by the Essential Phone rather than Apple’s iPhone X, the 6-inch “edgeless” Sharp Aquos R2 packs a Snapdragon 845 processor and two somewhat unusual rear-facing cameras.
Essential PH-1
Essential Phone 2 will be “improving” on the camera
The design of the first Essential Phone was controversial. The camera’s usefulness was, too. At least we know where the priorities are for next time around.
Essential PH-1
The Essential Phone 2 will be a kick-ass phone
The Essential Phone 2 will be a kick-ass phone, if the company doesn’t mess it up. And, for that, it not only has to address the flaws of the Essential PH-1, but also go back to the drawing board when it comes to some aspects of the future device.
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.
Essential Phone patched of KRACK with Android 7.1.1 update
The Essential Phone is getting a fix for one scary Wi-Fi vulnerability. On the other hand, some big feature improvements are also in this update.
Drooling over that iPhone X notch? These two apps let you easily add it to any Android device
Why would anyone want to voluntarily give up precious screen real estate on their Android devices? To spoof the iPhone X, of course.