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Andy Rubin's new company already got screwed by Apple - BGR;

Andy Rubin's new company already got screwed by Apple - BGR

BGRAndy Rubin's new company already got screwed by AppleBGRAndy Rubin, the former Googler who founded Android, is no stranger to fighting with Apple. After all, he and his mobile platform have been locked in an unending battle with the iPhone for the last ten years. But even though his new company doesn't have ...and more »

Is Andy Rubin's Amazon Echo competitor doomed to fail? - VentureBeat;

Is Andy Rubin's Amazon Echo competitor doomed to fail? - VentureBeat

VentureBeatIs Andy Rubin's Amazon Echo competitor doomed to fail?VentureBeatThat's the promise of ambient computing, a combination of AI and sensing technology in the future home and beyond. Imagine this scenario. You're out with friends and you notice the weather has turned hot and sunny. That's not a good thing for your new ...and more »

Essential: We can unleash Android's power better than Google - CNET;

Essential: We can unleash Android's power better than Google - CNET

CNETEssential: We can unleash Android's power better than GoogleCNETEssential is starting with some pretty bold claims. Considering Google has been the steward of the Android for the past nine years, you'd assume that there's no one better able to fully utilize the operating system. At least according to Essential ...and more »

Essential is trying to build Android for the smart home - TechCrunch;

Essential is trying to build Android for the smart home - TechCrunch

TechCrunchEssential is trying to build Android for the smart homeTechCrunchAndy Rubin's appearance at the Code Conference last night went a ways toward answering some lingering questions about his new company, Essential. But the conversation primarily centered around the startup's upcoming phone — Rubin left the dialogue ...and more »

WORLD: Android creator Andy Rubin launches Essential Phone - St. Lucia News Online (press release);

WORLD: Android creator Andy Rubin launches Essential Phone - St. Lucia News Online (press release)

St. Lucia News Online (press release)WORLD: Android creator Andy Rubin launches Essential PhoneSt. Lucia News Online (press release)_96282138_mediaitem96282135 Andy Rubin, one the creators of Google's Android software, has launched his own high-end smartphone. Mr Rubin left Google in 2014 to create Playground, a technology investment company. Essential is one of the ...and more »

Android star cuts the clutter - Hong Kong Standard (press release)

Android star cuts the clutterHong Kong Standard (press release)A creator of the Android software powering most of the world's smartphones has stepped into the competitive hardware market with a new handset called Essential. Andy Rubin, pictured, said in an online post that he is tackling clutter, complexity and ...and more »

Essential Phone Release Date Revealed; Andy Rubin Details AI Assistant and Ambient OS - NDTV;

Essential Phone Release Date Revealed; Andy Rubin Details AI Assistant and Ambient OS - NDTV

NDTVEssential Phone Release Date Revealed; Andy Rubin Details AI Assistant and Ambient OSNDTVEssential Phone and the Essential Home, two new products by Andy Rubin, are the latest entrants in the the smartphone and smart speaker categories respectively, and the amount of attention the products have got is no surprise. Rubin of course is the ...and more »

The Essential Phone paves the way toward phones with edge-to-edge screens and no ports - Mashable;

The Essential Phone paves the way toward phones with edge-to-edge screens and no ports - Mashable

MashableThe Essential Phone paves the way toward phones with edge-to-edge screens and no portsMashableApple deserves all the credit in the world for transforming smartphones from ugly chunks of plastic with physical QWERTY keyboards into sleek metal and glass touchscreen devices. In recent years, however, the company's ability to innovate with iPhone ...and more »

Essential Phone: 10 cool things about Android co-founder Andy Rubin's smartphone - Yahoo India News;

Essential Phone: 10 cool things about Android co-founder Andy Rubin's smartphone - Yahoo India News

Yahoo India NewsEssential Phone: 10 cool things about Android co-founder Andy Rubin's smartphoneYahoo India NewsIt's not every day that a new player emerges in the smartphone scene. It's also not every day that the new player captivates consumers across the world. Android co-founder Andy Rubin's Essential has gotten off on the right foot. The new company's first ...and more »

Would We Care About the Essential Phone if it Wasn't for Andy Rubin? - XDA Developers (blog);

Would We Care About the Essential Phone if it Wasn't for Andy Rubin? - XDA Developers (blog)

XDA Developers (blog)Would We Care About the Essential Phone if it Wasn't for Andy Rubin?XDA Developers (blog)After months of alluding to what's coming next and an essentially leak-proof operation, Andy Rubin has finally announced what his new company “Essential” is simply calling the Essential Phone, or the PH-1. It has been hard to miss the hype surrounding ...and more »

The Essential Phone is boring hardware that may one day rule your smart home - Popular Science;

The Essential Phone is boring hardware that may one day rule your smart home - Popular Science

Popular ScienceThe Essential Phone is boring hardware that may one day rule your smart homePopular ScienceIf Huawei released a phone with the specs of the Essential's hype-driven debut, no one would have paid much attention. Snapdragon this, edgeless that, modular thingamajig. It really is a nice phone, but “nice” isn't blowing any minds. As it happens ...and more »

Android software creator unveils 'Essential' phone - The Daily Star;

Android software creator unveils 'Essential' phone - The Daily Star

The Daily StarAndroid software creator unveils 'Essential' phoneThe Daily StarA creator of the Android software powering smartphones around the world steps into the hardware market with a handset that promises to tackle the clutter, complexity and rapid obsolescence of current devices. Andy Rubin said in an online post that he ...and more »

Essential Home: This connected wizard will compete - The Siver Times;

Essential Home: This connected wizard will compete - The Siver Times

The Siver TimesEssential Home: This connected wizard will competeThe Siver TimesThe co-founder of Android has designed a smart wizard that will compete with Google Home and Amazon Echo. And it's called Essential Home. It seems that the Essential Phone is not the only project born of the initiative of Andy Rubin! After having ...and more »

The Day after the Essential 'Phone' Unveiling we take a Peek at their Patents and a Possible Future Project - Patently Apple;

The Day after the Essential 'Phone' Unveiling we take a Peek at their Patents and a Possible Future Project - Patently Apple

Patently AppleThe Day after the Essential 'Phone' Unveiling we take a Peek at their Patents and a Possible Future ProjectPatently AppleYesterday Andy Rubin's company Essential Products Inc. launched their new Essential 'Phone' with a 5.7" high-end display at 2560 x 1320 and other decent specifications. The company also launched other products like their 'Essential Home' device which ...and more »

Essential Phone vs. Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ - New Atlas;

Essential Phone vs. Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ - New Atlas

New AtlasEssential Phone vs. Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+New AtlasAndy Rubin, co-creator of Android, launched the Essential Phone in an attempt to offer something new and elegant in the smartphone market. Here's how its specs and features compare to those of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, which are current Android ...and more »

iPhone 8 vs. Essential Phone: Specs, price and everything else you need to know - Mic;

iPhone 8 vs. Essential Phone: Specs, price and everything else you need to know - Mic

MiciPhone 8 vs. Essential Phone: Specs, price and everything else you need to knowMicThe Apple logo is displayed at a store in the central business district of Sydney, Australia. Source: Peter Parks/Getty Images. The iPhone has some serious competition. The man behind the Android operating system, Andy Rubin, is back with a smartphone ...and more »

Andy Rubin Takes Big Step Into Mobile Market With Essential Smartphone - eWeek;

Andy Rubin Takes Big Step Into Mobile Market With Essential Smartphone - eWeek

eWeekAndy Rubin Takes Big Step Into Mobile Market With Essential SmartphoneeWeekAndy Rubin is best known as the founder and creator of Android. But he's hoping his latest venture, Essential, will redefine that legacy. Essential is a new hardware company that will offer both a high-end smartphone and smart home hub to start. The ...and more »

Android Creator Launches a Phone of His Own - TechNewsWorld;

Android Creator Launches a Phone of His Own - TechNewsWorld

TechNewsWorldAndroid Creator Launches a Phone of His OwnTechNewsWorldEssential, a company founded by Andy Rubin, the "father of Android," on Tuesday pulled off the wraps on a new high-end smartphone. The Essential Phone, priced at US$699, includes radios for connecting to all major U.S. carriers. The unit has an almost ...and more »

Poll: You hate the Essential Phone camera cutout – what about the latest iPhone 8 renders? - 9to5Mac;

Poll: You hate the Essential Phone camera cutout – what about the latest iPhone 8 renders? - 9to5Mac

9to5MacPoll: You hate the Essential Phone camera cutout – what about the latest iPhone 8 renders?9to5MacWhen the Essential Phone was revealed yesterday, all eyes were on one particular design feature: a display that extended right to the top of the phone, with a small cutout for the camera. We asked whether Apple should take a similar approach with the ...and more »

Are you buying into the hype of Andy Rubin's Essential Phone? - Yahoo News;

Are you buying into the hype of Andy Rubin's Essential Phone? - Yahoo News

Yahoo NewsAre you buying into the hype of Andy Rubin's Essential Phone?Yahoo NewsThe Essential Phone has plenty going for it, but without wireless charging, water resistance, and a headphone jack, is it something you'd consider? The Essential Phone — is it really that essential? And with Android smartphones seemingly generating ...and more »