Droid Updates

Droid Updates Weekly 7/2 – 7/6: Which Android devices were updated this week?

July 8, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Our guess is that most of you have a smartphone if you’re reading this. Being smartphone owners ourselves, we’re always interested in knowing when a smartphone gets updated. Wouldn’t it be convenient to have this all in one place? That’s why we created our ‘Droid Updates’ Weekly Series.

Gadgets

Essential announced an Audio Adapter with 3.5mm jack for Essential PH-1

June 12, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Andy Rubin is selling Essential, and many are not happy about it. Until a buyer is found and that person or group decides what to make of the company and its employees, we heard that Essential would remain at work. There will be no future Essential Phone, as confirmed by Rubin and company, but there might be a smart home coming and there will be module attachments for the Essential PH-1. A few days ago, Essential announced an Audio Adapter [Read More]

General News

There will be no Essential PH-2, and here’s why

June 1, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Andy Rubin, one of the founding fathers of the Android mobile operating system, is calling quits on his company Essential. Essential is just over a year old and originated by a group of recruits from other tech companies to create an ‘essential’ smartphone running Android that would be customizable, easy to update, less-bloated, and AI proficient. The company did just that with its Essential PH-1, but while developing a new model, big news struck the firm out of nowhere.

Droid Updates

Droid Updates Weekly 5/7 – 5/11: Which Android devices were updated this week?

May 14, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Our guess is that most of you have a smartphone if you’re reading this. Being smartphone owners ourselves, we’re always interested in knowing when a smartphone gets updated. Wouldn’t it be convenient to have this all in one place? That’s why we created our ‘Droid Updates’ Weekly Series.

Deals

Deal: Essential PH-1 drops to $399 on Amazon

April 16, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Essential has run quite a few deals in the past on its first-gen Essential Phone, and the latest price reduction brings the phone to $399 unlocked. This ties for an all-time low and is down a whole $100 bill from the standard $499 price tag.

General News

Essential promises to improve camera technology with its next smartphone

April 9, 2018 Doug Demagistris

The Essential PH-1 hasn’t sold in the quantity the company had hoped and part to blame is the camera. Essential has done all it can do to improve camera quality on its Essential PH-1 smartphone. There have been numerous updates to improve camera quality through software, but there’s only so much you can do and the phone still isn’t living up to buyer’s expectations.

Droid Updates

Droid Updates Weekly 4/2 – 4/6: Which Android devices were updated this week?

April 8, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Our guess is that most of you have a smartphone if you’re reading this. Being smartphone owners ourselves, we’re always interested in knowing when a smartphone gets updated. Wouldn’t it be convenient to have this all in one place? That’s why we created our ‘Droid Updates’ Weekly Series.

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