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Essential already rolling out February security update to Essential Phone

The February security update from AOSP is only a day old, but Essential is already rolling out an update for the Essential Phone that includes that patch.
by C. Scott BrownFebruary 6, 2018

Essential Phone sales are estimated at 50,000 units — but that might be okay

Play Store figures have hinted at the device's sales, but is it good news or bad news for Andy Rubin's startup?
by Scott Adam GordonDecember 13, 2017

Andy Rubin returns to Essential after taking a leave of absence

Essential founder and Android co-creator Andy Rubin took a leave of absence less than two weeks ago due to "personal reasons."
by Williams PelegrinDecember 9, 2017

Andy Rubin taking leave from Essential in wake of “inappropriate relationship” report

After news broke of an alleged improper relationship he maintained while at Google, Essential's Andy Rubin is taking a leave of absence from his company.
by Scott Adam GordonNovember 29, 2017
 
 

The Essential Phone now works on Verizon’s network

Andy Rubin took to Twitter to announce that the Essential Phone’s Verizon certification has finally been completed.
by Brian ReighSeptember 17, 2017

(Update: Unlocked from Best Buy) Essential Phone is up for pre-order from Sprint, Best Buy, Essential, and Amazon

In addition to Sprint, Andy Rubin has announced that the Essential Phone is also available for pre-order from Essential.com, BestBuy.com, and Amazon.
by Bogdan PetrovanAugust 22, 2017

Top 5 features of the Essential Phone

The Essential Phone is here, but should you care? What makes it special? Here's the top 5 features that make the Essential Phone... essential.
by Nirave GondhiaAugust 18, 2017

Amazon and Best Buy will be retail launch partners for Essential Phone

Essential’s president Niccolo De Masi says that the phone is still a few weeks away but promises to give us an exact date next week.
by Brian ReighAugust 9, 2017

Essential Phone shows up on Best Buy in unlocked and Sprint versions

Andy Rubin's Essential Phone has shown up on Best Buy in unlocked and Sprint-branded versions, but it's not available to purchase just yet.
by Team AAAugust 4, 2017

Executives are abandoning Andy Rubin’s Essential smartphone project

Three executives have left Andy Rubin's Essential startup ahead of its first phone's launch — is there trouble at the company?
by Team AAJuly 28, 2017
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