Tag: Essential

Newton Mail comes back from the dead after Essential acquisition

For Newton Mail users that have gotten used to life without it and have moved on, have they got a surprise for you. Months...

Latest Essential Reddit AMA focuses on the notch settings, Android Q update

We haven't completely forgotten about it but we didn't give much of our attention to the Essential Phone. Around the same time last year,...

Essential releases the July 2018 security patch ahead of everyone else – again

Phone manufacturers Essential – makers of the much-hyped Essential Phone – has just released the July security patch for their eponymous flagship smartphone. Again,...

Essential Phone gets MQA audio enhancements, support for 3.5mm headphones

It seems final: the Essential phone 2 has been canceled. We won't see any new phone from the Essential team but an update for...

Essential Android P beta, update promise: why cancellation is a tragedy

It’s easy to talk harshly about the Essential Phone, mainly because it didn’t deliver on the hype it generated before it was launched. But...

Essential phone 2 cancelled: why it failed

The past year has been tough and interesting for Essential. Andy Rubin's new startup company which was officially introduced in May last year has...

Essential ready to take PH-1 orders from Canada, UK, Japan, France

The Essential Phone Black Moon 128GB have gotten another price cut on Amazon but that doesn't mean the OEM is going anytime soon. It's...

Essential updates camera app, brings new 360-degree ‘Tiny Planet’ feature

It’s good news that Essential has not given up on their (not-so-many) users, even if the Essential Phone essentially (sorry) failed to live up...

Android 8.1 Oreo Beta for Essential Phone now available

The Essential Phone may be popular for the wrong reasons but we are not giving up on this device yet. The phone is made...

Essential Phone gets three limited edition colors

We believe there is hope. We hope and so we believe the Essential Phone can still sell despite not selling a lot in 2017....
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Essential Camera update brings Auto-HDR, improved scene rendering

Essential is like any other young startup. It is small so releasing updates regularly is not a problem. The company reminds us of BlackBerry...

Essential first to roll out updates containing Android’s February 2018 security patch

Some manufacturers pride themselves with the technology in their smartphones and maybe how gorgeous their devices are, but very few can say that they...