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Carl Pei’s Nothing now owns the Essential brand (Update: Pei confirms)

Update: Carl Pei has confirmed that Nothing now owns Essential's trademarks.
Jon FingasFebruary 17, 2021
 

Former Essential employees are building a startup called OSOM Products

The band is getting back together, minus its most problematic member.
Igor BonifacicSeptember 3, 2020
 

Essential may be dead but its only phone will still get a taste of Android 11

Essential Phone users who've unlocked the bootloader will soon be able to try Android 11.
Adamya SharmaFebruary 24, 2020
 

Essential to shut down, February update for Essential Phone to be the last

The company, started by Andy Rubin, released just one commercial smartphone.
C. Scott BrownFebruary 12, 2020
 

Essential is going to make an announcement, per reclusive Andy Rubin

Andy Rubin has been very quiet since October, but today he gave Essential Phone fans something new to hope for.
C. Scott BrownJune 11, 2019
 

How to get Android Q beta 4 on compatible non-Pixel phones (Updated)

Here's how to get Android Q beta 3 on compatible devices that aren't from Google.
Williams PelegrinJune 5, 2019
 

May 2019 security patch now rolling out to Pixel and Essential devices

The patch doesn't include functional updates for Pixel phones.
Williams PelegrinMay 6, 2019
 

February 2019 Android security patch arrives for Pixel devices and Essential Phone

Check for updates on your Pixel as February's security patch is currently rolling out.
Justin DuinoFebruary 4, 2019
 

Essential in 2019: A clouded future

It's time to take a look back at what Essential achieved in 2018 — and a look forward at what's to come.
Williams PelegrinJanuary 1, 2019
 

The Essential Phone is sold out and will stay sold out

Essential also confirmed that it's working on a new mobile device.
Williams PelegrinDecember 28, 2018
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