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Andy Rubin

Essential wants to reframe your perspective on mobiles; the result looks promising

Android co-founder Andy Rubin has just teased the Essential Phone 2 and this tall handset is unlike anything we have seen in a mobile phone.

09 Oct 2019 11:56 AM

Android’s Andy Rubin ran a ‘sex ring’ according to estranged wife

According to a complaint, Rubin also ran “what appeared to be a sex ring.”

04 Jul 2019 2:21 PM

Alphabet board sued on allegations of sexual misconduct cover-up

Both of the lawsuits seek to force Google to change its governance and oversight to stop future workplace conduct issues.

11 Jan 2019 10:48 AM

Essential PH-1 price gets dropped to $499

The company believes there’s a lot of value in word of mouth and perceived value.

23 Oct 2017 7:13 PM

Andy Rubin’s Essential phone starts shipping after months-long wait

The shipping Essential phone is priced at $700.

27 Aug 2017 11:58 AM


Apple under pressure to dazzle as market slows

Apple is widely expected to unveil the latest iteration of the iPhone in September.

20 Aug 2017 8:59 AM

Samsung, Foxconn to back cable-free phone tech

The goal is to remove the need for cumbersome and bulky cable connectors inside devices like phones and laptops.

17 Aug 2017 9:46 AM

Android creator's startup raises $300 million, first smartphone due soon

The Essential phone will only be displayed in Sprint and Best Buy retail stores, compared to the distribution network of other US carriers..

10 Aug 2017 11:49 AM

Andy Rubin's Essential working on a Google-like smart glass

The patent was spotted by ‘Patently Apple’ and it illustrates a pair of glasses, that would have “user facing” cameras built into them.

02 Jun 2017 7:32 PM

Andy Rubin hints at a near-stock Android OS on the PH-1

The most hyped phone from Andy Rubin’s Essential will also be sold with carriers in the US and have a “Reserve” mode of sale.

31 May 2017 11:51 AM


Android creator unveils new phone, home assistant device

The phone sells for $699 and will run the Android operating system.

31 May 2017 7:52 AM

Andy Rubin's new smartphone confirmed for May 30

The company has now announced that ‘something big’ is coming on May 30.

26 May 2017 4:48 PM

Android creator Andy Rubin teases his new high-end smartphone

Andy’s new phone has no name revealed as yet and neither is there any given launch date for now.

28 Mar 2017 10:35 AM