The 'radically different' Essential Phone 2 is on its way, but why?
Wednesday, 9 October 2019 () It’s been more than two years, several price cuts, and one mass layoff since Andy Rubin’s Essential burst into the scene with a new kind of phone. Hailed by critics and instantly declared the next big thing, it was the first Android phone with a notch, no headphone jack, a modular magnetic system, and an overinflated sense of purpose.
In no uncertain terms, Essential Phone was a beautiful disaster. Initial figures put sales south of 100,000, the promised charging and audio mods arrived late or not at all, and the AI-powered home hub turned out to be pure vaporware.
EUROPE — It looks like pounding your thumbs into that smartphone to type is catching up to the speed of typing on old school keyboards.
The Washington Post reported that according to a new study, double thumb typists hammer out on average of 38 words-per-minute, compared to 51.56 words-per-minute...
A woman was thrilled to be reunited with the last text messages sent by her late father after a diver recovered the iPhone she lost in a river - 15 MONTHS earlier. Erica Bennett, 39, was doubly stunned..