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Andy Rubin’s Essential Phone will ship much sooner than expected

May 31st, 2017

Andy Rubin has his own take on what high-end smartphone should look and feel like, and what features they should offer — they still run Android. That vision is called the Essential Phone that was quietly unveiled earlier this week. Priced at $699, the phone is supposed to offer buyers looking for flagship devices an …

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Apple just killed funding for Andy Rubin’s iPhone killer

March 21st, 2017

The man responsible for the rise of Android hasn’t been a Google employee in years. But Andy Rubin is still passionate about the smartphone business, and he’s currently working on an Android-based iPhone killer that’s supposed to launch this spring. However, before it has a chance to challenge the iPhone 8 and all the high-end …

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Android mastermind Andy Rubin may be starting his own smartphone company

December 5th, 2015

About a year after leaving Google, Andy Rubin, the architect and mastermind behind Google’s Android OS, is reportedly looking to get back into the smartphone business. Only this time around, Rubin isn’t looking to develop new software, but rather new hardware. According to a report published by The Information earlier this week, Rubin has begun …