Tag: Andy Rubin

Andy Rubin to show off new Essential smartphone next week

We're only waiting for the Essential phone to be introduced. Andy Rubin's next smartphone project is expected to be big but maybe not exactly...

Essential smartphone by Andy Rubin surfaces on GFXBench

Andy Rubin is expected to make another significant mark in the mobile community. He's definitely the guy that started Android but he left Google...

Andy Rubin shows corners of Essential’s almost bezel-less phone

If you’re the creator of Android, then you pretty much have it made in the world. But Andy Rubin is not resting on his...

Softbank backs out of multi-million dollar investment on Andy Rubin’s startup

We don't care about Apple but when a plan to go against it goes down, we take notice. Softbank, a Japanese telecommunications and Internet...

Andy Rubin’s new company working on the Essential smartphone

If you're Andy Rubin, creator of Android, would you do another version of your best creation? Perhaps if you know it's also going to...
Andy Rubin Android founder leaving Google

Andy Rubin leaving Google to help new hardware tech startups

Google’s Android division may have a brighter future especially after we learned that Material Design will be big part of it but its founder...

Andy Rubin moves from building Android to building robots for Google

Amazon has just revealed its robot-powered drone delivery plans. Now Google is also coming out with its more subdued vision for a more practical...

Steve Jobs was no fan of former Android chief Andy Rubin, according to new...

Steve Jobs was not fond of Android. He considered it a copycat of Apple's iOS platform, and infamously declared war on all things Android....

Android product manager Hugo Barra tipped to be leaving Google for Xiaomi

In a rather surprising move, Google's Hugo Barra has reportedly tendered his resignation and is rumored to be heading for Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi....

Could Andy Rubin be headed to Facebook?

If you follow Android, you know that the father of the operating system, Andy Rubin, is no longer overseeing Android at Google. It has...

Andy Rubin sends letter to partners in light of Android departure

This afternoon Google's own Larry Page informed the world of the shocking news that Andy Rubin was stepping down as head of the Android...

Android leadership: Andy Rubin out, Sundar Pichai in

Coming as rather surprising news, Google has announced that Andy Rubin will be stepping down. Keeping in mind, he is not leaving Google, but...