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Android 10 starts officially rolling out: Supported devices and live features
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Android 10 starts officially rolling out: Supported devices and live features

After being leaked out by a couple of Canadian telcos, Android 10 has finally arrived

Google's rolling out July 2019 patch with better 'Ok Google' detection for Pixel users
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Google's rolling out July 2019 patch with better 'Ok Google' detection for Pixel users

The July 2019 update is now available for all of Google’s currently supported Pixel devices.

Essential Ph-1 discontinued but company working on a new smartphone: Report
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Essential Ph-1 discontinued but company working on a new smartphone: Report

The rumour mill had been churning out leaks about a new phone from Essential.

Essential founder Andy Rubin clarifies that he is not selling the company but is looking for more investors: Report
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Essential founder Andy Rubin clarifies that he is not selling the company but is looking for more investors: Report

Andy Rubin reportedly added that rumours about a buy out will only worsen their fundraising efforts.

Andy Rubin's Essential Phone rumoured to launch in India at Rs 24,999: Report
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Andy Rubin's Essential Phone rumoured to launch in India at Rs 24,999: Report

Expected to be priced at Rs 24,999, Essential will sell its premium PH-1 smartphone online via Amazon.

Essential Phone launched with built-in Alexa instead of Google Assistant
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Essential Phone launched with built-in Alexa instead of Google Assistant

Essential has sold less than 90,000 units of its debut handset in the six months following launch, The Verge reported, quoting IDC data.

Google's Android P update will take into consideration the iPhone X like 'notch' design element
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Google's Android P update will take into consideration the iPhone X like 'notch' design element

Google is said to be working on an overhaul of its next Android mobile software for smartphones which may be replicating Apple's iPhone X like 'notch' design.

Google shipped approximately 3.9 million Pixel smartphones in 2017 says IDC data
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Google shipped approximately 3.9 million Pixel smartphones in 2017 says IDC data

Google's shipments have doubled since 2016 but that statistic is misleading since the Google Pixel was launched in Oct 2016, allowing just 2 months time.

Essential PH-1 smartphone will skip Android 8.0 update and directly provide Android 8.1
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Essential PH-1 smartphone will skip Android 8.0 update and directly provide Android 8.1

Essential's PH-1 was launched in August and comes with a bezel-less screen and titanium body.

Essential opens its developer portal for Ph-1; users can now download Android Oreo 8.0-based beta
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Essential opens its developer portal for Ph-1; users can now download Android Oreo 8.0-based beta

Essential joins its competition Samsung, Huawei, OnePlus and HTC to test the beta versions of its upcoming Android Oreo-based update.

Possible photos of Mi Mix 2S reveal an iPhone X like notch at the top of the screen
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Possible photos of Mi Mix 2S reveal an iPhone X like notch at the top of the screen

Almost a month after the launch new photos have emerged of what could be the Mi Mix 2S revealing an iPhone X-like notch at the top of the display.

Andy Rubin's PH-1 Essential Phone gets a price cut of $200, to be sold at $499 in US
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Andy Rubin's PH-1 Essential Phone gets a price cut of $200, to be sold at $499 in US

The Essential Phone that supports an external 360 camera was initially priced at $699 but after the price cut it is available for $499 in US.

Andy Rubin's Essential sued over connector technology used in PH-1 smartphone and camera accessory
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Andy Rubin's Essential sued over connector technology used in PH-1 smartphone and camera accessory

Privately owned Keyssa backed by iPod co-creator Tony Fadell is suing Essential Products accusing it of theft of trade secrets in a lawsuit filed on Monday.

Essential PH-1 phone users may have to wait a 'couple of months' before they receive the Android Oreo update
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Essential PH-1 phone users may have to wait a 'couple of months' before they receive the Android Oreo update

What irked many about the tweet from Essential was the mention of how soon could they expect the update. Essentials answer? "Next couple months."

Essential Phone is probably the worst smartphone to repair; gets a 1/10 repairability rating from iFixit
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Essential Phone is probably the worst smartphone to repair; gets a 1/10 repairability rating from iFixit

Essential Phone, one of the most anticipated smartphones launched this year, is not very repairable, receiving a repairability score of just 1/10 on iFixit

Andy Rubin apologises for Essential phone's customer data leak, promises LifeLock on data to affected customers
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Andy Rubin apologises for Essential phone's customer data leak, promises LifeLock on data to affected customers

Calling it a ‘humbling’ and ‘humiliating’ experience, Andy Rubin did not mention the ways Essential company is going to take care of shipping.

Andy Rubin's Essential PH-1 smartphone shipments have begun
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Andy Rubin's Essential PH-1 smartphone shipments have begun

Android co-founder Andy Rubin's Essential phone has started shipping to the customers.

Samsung, Foxconn plan to invest in technology to transfer large amount of data wirelessly
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Samsung, Foxconn plan to invest in technology to transfer large amount of data wirelessly

The company’s “kiss” technology allows two computing devices to be held near each other and transfer large files such as movies in just a few seconds.

Essential informs customers that their devices will ship within 7 days
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Essential informs customers that their devices will ship within 7 days

Essential phone sports a 5.7-inch display with QHD display panel with an effective resolution of 2560 x 1312 pixels and 19:10 aspect ratio.

Andy Rubin's Essential PH-1 phone to have its 'first look event' on 25 August
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Andy Rubin's Essential PH-1 phone to have its 'first look event' on 25 August

The event hosted by Essential is limited to few people in Los Angeles as not everyone has got the invite for the event.