Essential

Essential is one of the fastest companies when it comes to pushing out Android security updates, and it looks like that speed extends to major...
2 weeks 1 day ago
New month, new Android security updates. The August 2019 Android security updates are now rolling out to Google's Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3a,...
1 month 2 weeks ago
Today Google released the July 2019 Android security update and began pushing it out to Pixel phones. But those aren't the only devices getting the...
2 months 2 weeks ago
We haven't heard much from Essential lately, but the company could have an announcement to make soon. Essential CEO Andy Rubin has teased that his...
3 months 1 week ago
As bezels shrink on our smartphones (and tablets), the benefits are pretty obvious just by looking at the devices. We get a lot more screen real...
1 year 4 weeks ago
Wireless carriers aren't shy about their desire to get you to switch. The marketing is built to convince you that whatever other wireless service you...
1 year 2 months ago
Last year, Essential introduced the world to the first smartphone with a notch. Soon after, Apple welcomed the iPhone X, which has a decidedly larger...
1 year 3 months ago
Earlier this week I had a plan to write up a "what if" article regarding the Essential Phone 2. It was going to be all about modular designs, and how...
1 year 3 months ago
I recently wrote up about Vivo's concept phone, the Apex, and asked whether or not you want a pop-up camera in your phone. Vivo has an interesting...
1 year 6 months ago
The Essential Phone is an interesting device. It's a handset that's designed to be the hub for a lot of different products, especially through its...
1 year 7 months ago
The year started out pretty strong thanks to Samsung. The company wasn't the first to introduce a smartphone with a minimized bezel design, but it...
1 year 8 months ago
The smartphone market is tough to break into right now. It’s oversaturated with hundreds of options, and without much wiggle room to stray from the...
1 year 11 months ago
It took a few months, longer than Essential certainly wanted, but the company’s first smartphone, the Essential Phone, finally made it to market....
1 year 11 months ago
It feels like it's already been a long time since Essential, the brand new company being led into the future by Andy Rubin, announced its first...
2 years 3 days ago
Today, the Essential Phone went up on Sprint's website, as well as online storefronts like Amazon and Best Buy, and the Now Network says the device...
2 years 1 month ago
Before Andy Rubin got around to announcing his latest smartphone endeavor, there was already plenty of hype going into it. The first early reports of...
2 years 3 months ago
Today, Andy Rubin and his new company, Essential, took the wraps off what they've been working on for quite some time: The Essential Phone. It's...
2 years 3 months ago