Carl Pei's Nothing Technologies Limited has purchased Andy Rubin's Essential brand, including the company name, device name, all logos, and any intellectual property that the firm held.
A former Essential designer has shared the designs and renders of the Essential PH-2 and PH-3 along with their story. Both these phones were canceled when the company shut shop earlier this year.
Essential, the company that was started by Android co-founder Andy Rubin, is shutting down. The only phone it made, the PH-1, received its final security updates earlier this month.
Android creator and Essential CEO Andy Rubin has shared a series of images on Twitter depicting what's described as a "radically different form factor". There isn't much in the way of details.
Google employees from all around the world will be walking out in protest of the company's recent cover-up of the sexual misconduct accusations against Android co-founder Andy Rubin.
It looks like more bad news for Essential, as the company has laid off close to 30 percent of its staff. The company has acknowledged the move, stating that its "sorry for the impact."
Creator of Android and founder of Essential, Andy Rubin is looking to follow up on the Essential Phone from last year with a phone that aims to mimic its owner through the power of AI.
It didn't take too long, but Andy Rubin is reportedly planning to sell off the Android phone start-up, Essential. The company has also canceled its plans for an upcoming successor to the PH-1.
Newbie smartphone manufacturer, Essential, has announced that it will be skipping the 8.0 version of Android Oreo due to stability issues and upgrade the PH-1 smartphone directly to 8.1.
After going on leave, Andy Rubin has returned to Essential. The founder and CEO coincidentally took leave after a report surfaced about his inappropriate relationship while working at Google.
A report was published recently that dove into details about some inappropriate activity involving Andy Rubin during his time at Google. Rubin has taken a leave from his current company.
Best Buy has reduced the price of the Essential PH-1 to $449.99, which is $250 off its $699 launch price. However, the price cut is not official, since Essential is still selling it for $499.
The company officially slashed the price of the Essential Phone in Canada to CAD $650 which launched earlier this year, a price drop of CAD $400 compared to its original CAD $1050 price tag.
While there was quite a bit of hype surrounding the release of the Essential PH-1, it appears that the hype didn't translate to sales, as it is being reported that only 5,000 units have been sold.
Scanned images of drivers licenses, telephone numbers, home addresses, passports, and credit card statements of customers were emailed to every customer that was requested to verify their identity.
Android co-founder Andy Rubin unveiled the Essential Phone in May, hinting at a release within 30 days. Those who registered for the device are still waiting - but shipments will begin next week.
Essential has announced that it will reveal an exact release date for its smartphone in a week, while also disclosing it has raised $300 million from investors in its latest funding round.
When Andy Rubin unveiled the Essential Phone in May, he said he wouldn't take reservations unless it was ready to ship within 30 days or so. Nearly two months later, it still hasn't shipped.
While those in the US are still waiting to get their hands on the Essential Phone, the company behind it is already in talks to getting the device available in European countries, as well as Japan.
It has only been a few months since Essential burst onto the scene teasing a new Android smartphone. Today, it has yet to ship its first device and has now apparently lost one of its top executives.
After months of rumors, Andy Rubin, also known as the "father of Android", has finally introduced his new handset, called the Essential Phone. It has a nearly bezel-less display and a Snapdragon 835.
It was a couple months ago that Android co-founder Andy Rubin tweeted a teaser image of a new handset his startup was building. Today, the firm revealed an announcement date and new image.
It was late last month that Android co-founder Andy Rubin teased his startup's new Android handset. Now, alleged specifications of the device have found their way online and look impressive.
It was only a few days ago that Android co-founder Andy Rubin gave the world a glimpse of his startup's new bezel-less device. Now, it appears that the handset will run Android.
It has been a few years since Andy Rubin left Google. After announcing his new startup Essential in January, Rubin has now teased an image of a new device that looks to offer a bezel-less display.
Andy Rubin, who was moved from the Android division recently is now reportedly heading a secret robotics project for which Google acquired seven specialist companies over the last six months.
Android co-founder Andy Rubin has revealed that the mobile OS was originally created not for phones or tablets, but for 'smart cameras' to be connected to PCs as part of a digital imaging platform.
Google has announced that Andy Rubin will no longer be leading the Android team at Google and that Sundar Pichai will be taking his position and it appears the move was voluntary.
Andy Rubin, the head of Android, has said Google has "no plans" to open Google retail stores; an odd decision when Apple's stores are generating more money per square foot than Tiffany & Co.'s.
According to a recent tweet by Andy Rubin, Senior VP of Mobile at Google and Android founder, there are currently over 500,000 Android devices activated every day. Not only that, but this figure is growing...