OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei recently started a new firm called Nothing. And Nothing has acquired the rotting husk of Essential for reasons that are unclear.
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Erstwhile smartphone maker Essential announced today that it will cease operations and shut down the company.
Essential's next phone has a wild, really tall design. And there is a lot to talk about.
Newton Mail was shutdown months ago. It's making a comeback today, weeks after getting acquired by Essential.
Is the struggling smartphone maker moving to a more software- and services-based strategy?
Essential may be struggling internally, but it's just launched a $149 headphone dongle for audiophiles.
More bad news for Essential: The struggling smartphone maker has laid off about 30 percent of its workforce.
Essential's next phone will reportedly be able to reply to text and email by itself.
Andy Rubin's Essential company is up for sale after the Android founder was unable to build a company around the OS he created.
Andy Rubin's Essential finally brings the latest version of Android to its flagship smartphone after some minor hurdles.
Essential unveils three new, stunning limited edition colors for the PH-1.
Essential certainly doesn't need any more bad press. But it brought this one on itself.
Two of the most eagerly-awaited smartphone flagships of 2017 were epic sales failures.
Android 8.0 is here for the Essential PH-1, but only as a beta for now.
Essential announced this weekend that its first smartphone, the PH-1, is getting a permanent $200 price cut.
A market researcher claims that Essential has only sold 5,000 units of its first handset, the PH-1, through Sprint.
Andy Rubin's long-awaited Essential phone will allegedly ship to the first customers within the week.
After promising to deliver his new Essential Phone in June, Essential's Andy Rubin now says the device will ship in a few weeks.
Andy Rubin has unveiled his first Essential phone and the start of an open ecosystem that he says will change the ways in which smartphones are made, sold, and used forever.
This morning, Android creator Andy Rubin's new company, Essential, has gone public and revealing its first smartphone and the beginning of a surrounding ecosystem of products and services.